Where do we start? It’s a fairly common question that I’ve been asked over the years. What is the point of effectively managing environmental issues in a workplace? In other words ‘why should we bother?’ I have come across this viewpoint on many occasions. Usually when I'm … [Read more...] about Why Bother with Environmental Management?
The face plant I think we have all at some point in our lives made a mistake that we regret, I remember cycling down a very steep mountain bike trail in North Wales many years back, hitting a stone and going over the handlebars. This resulted in me hitting a small rock with my … [Read more...] about We must learn from our environmental management mistakes
Introduction If you work in environmental health and safety management (EHS) then I guess it is highly likely that you have at one time or another, like it or not, come across a management system! In this post I thought we could take a look at environmental management systems. … [Read more...] about Environmental Management Systems 101
A rather dry necessity routed in process and procedures? Something usually put in place because it is required by supply chain partners and clients? Or to get ahead in a procurement process? Or, is ISO 14001 an important piece of the sustainable development jigsaw – addressing … [Read more...] about Tackling Issues of Sustainable Development with ISO 14001
ISO 45001 is a safety management system standard that is meant to be a global replacement for similar standards such as the BS OHSAS 18001 and ILO-OSH 2001. It clearly takes some cues from the ISO 31000, guidelines on risk management. You may wonder why it's needed given the … [Read more...] about ISO 45001 Update