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ISO 14001:2015 Overview

Course Details:

1 day, 7 instructional hours
7 MESH (Manager of Environmental Safety and Health) Hours
7 Engineering Professional Development Hours (PDHs)
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Course Description:
When your organization demonstrates commitment to improving the environment it is a win-win for businesses, customers and the environment. This class is the first day of the 2-day ISO 14001:2015 Internal Auditor Training. If your organization getting certified to ISO 14001:2015; this one-day overview will provide the understanding of what will be required to accomplish that goal. Being certified to ISO 14001:2015 brings many business benefits that include:

  • Cost savings in waste, recycling and consumption
  • Reduction in material storage costs
  • Reduced energy consumption
  • Improved environmental performance of supply chain
  • A process to verify regulatory compliance
  • Improved image and credibility
  • Expansion into new markets as some sectors require ISO 14001 certification

Learning Objectives:
Our goal is to provide you with an understanding of the requirements of the standard and help you identify gaps in your current EMS. Our experienced instructor, will discuss the ISO 14001:2015 EMS standard requirements and provide guidance as you start your ISO journey. Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Explain the requirements, structure, purpose and background of ISO 14001:2015
  • Identify typical gaps for companies transitioning from the 2004 to the 2015 standard
  • Apply the concepts of risk-based thinking
  • Contribute to the development of your organization’s ISO 14001:2015 implementation
  • Defining and articulating basic EMS terminology
  • Explain how to build an EMS

Each participant will receive a training manual. A copy of the ISO 14001:2015 standard will also be provided. Participants will also receive a certificate of completion with instructional hours.

Who Should Attend:
This class is not a perquisite for the ISO 14001 Internal Auditor Training workshop. Participants finding course beneficial include those interested in understanding the requirements of ISO 14001:2015. This course would be essential to:

  • Senior management responsible for the effectiveness of the EMS
  • Process owners who are responsible for ensuring the requirements are met
  • Consultants who will guide companies through their implementation
  • Organizations that are developing systems for certification to ISO 14001: 2015
  • Employees who will be on implementation teams for ISO 14001:2015

Additional Notes:
If you are looking to become an ISO 14001:2015 EMS Internal Auditor please register for ISO 14001:2015 Internal Auditor Training; as the information discussed in this ISO 14001:2015 Overview course is also covered during day 1 of auditor training.

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