Environmental Monitoring and Modelling: Environmental Management Systems

Start Date: 2 Jun 2024
End Date: 6 Jun 2024
Duration: 5
Country: Dubai / UAE
Category: Health, Safety, Security & Environment


As concern grows for continually improving the quality of the environment, organizations of all types and sizes are increasingly turning their attention to the environmental impacts of their activities, products and services. The environmental performance of an organization is of importance to internal and external interested parties. Achieving sound environmental performance requires organizational commitment to a systematic approach and, to continual improvement of their environmental performance.

The purpose of this course is to provide delegates with the opportunity of gaining the skills and knowledge to develop and implement and/or improve an Environmental Management System (EMS)



By the end of this seminar delegates will be able to:

         Understand the different types of environmental aspects and their environmental impacts

         Understand the requirements of the environmental management standard ISO 14001:2004

         Develop and implement an Environmental Management System (EMS)

         Prepare a plan for obtaining EMS ISO 14001:2004 certification from a certifying authority

         Identify waste streams and, opportunities of recycling waste


Training Methodology

Delegates will learn by active participation through inspiring presentation tools and interactive techniques presented in a lively, enthusiastic and interesting style. Delegates will take part in practical team exercises, typical case studies and open discussion forums, as related to their own organisationís operational activities.


Organisational Impact

         The organisation will benefit from the key financial savings as a direct result of implementing an effective environmental management system.

         The organisation will also benefit from being able to identify the environmental aspects and impacts, so reducing the risk from environmental incidents occurring.

         Knowledge of how certification to ISO 14001:2004 can provide the organisation with a positive marketing advantage over its competitors.


Personal Impact

         Delegates will be able to better understand the nature of environmental aspects and the associated impacts within the organisationís operational activities.

         Delegates will understand the purpose and role of the international standard for environmental management ISO 14001:2004.


Who Should Attend?

         All line professionals, supervisors and those who are involved with environmental matters

         Production, maintenance and process engineers and all environmental personnel

         All personnel involved in purchasing and managing hazardous substances





Introduction to Environmental Management

         What Does the Term "EnvironmentĒ mean

         Benefits of Good Environmental Management

         Key Environmental Management System (EMS) Elements

         Document Framework for an Environmental Management System

         Video: Introduction to ISO 14001:2004



Environmental Management Systems

         Environmental Policy

         Concepts of the Environmental Standard ISO 14001:2004

         Initial Environmental Review (IER)

         What are Environmental Aspects and Impacts

         Video: Environmental Disasters

         Exercise: Producing an EMS Document Framework



Environmental Aspects & Impacts

         Understanding Environmental Impacts

         Understanding Global, Regional and Local Environmental Issues

         How to Determine Significant Environmental Aspects

         Identifying Applicable Regulatory and Standardsí Requirements

         Exercise: Preparing an Environmental Impact Assessment Checklist



Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA)

         Elements of the EIA Process

         Carrying out an EIA

         Analysis of Impacts

         Video: Environmental Disaster

         Exercise: List the Steps of an EIA Process



Internal Environmental Auditing

         Carrying Out an Environmental Audit

         Management Review Process

         Summary of Course Key Points

         Award of Course Attendance Certificates

         Close of Course

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