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AS ISO 14004:2018


Environmental management systems — General guidelines on implementation

This Standard is to provide guidance for an organization on the establishment, implementation, maintenance and improvement of a robust, credible and reliable environmental management system.
Published: 12/04/2018
Pages: 62
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About this publication
1 Scope
2 Normative references
3 Terms and definitions
3.1 Terms related to organization and leadership
3.2 Terms related to planning
3.3 Terms related to support and operation
3.4 Terms related to performance evaluation and improvement
4 Context of the organization
4.1 Understanding the organization and its context
4.2 Understanding the needs and expectations of interested parties
4.2.1 General
4.2.2 Determining relevant interested parties
4.2.3 Determining relevant needs and expectations of relevant interested parties
4.2.4 Determining compliance obligations
4.2.5 Use and application of the needs and expectations of interested parties
4.3 Determining the scope of the environmental management system
4.4 Environmental management system
4.4.1 General
4.4.2 Establishing, implementing, maintaining and continually improving an environmental management system
5 Leadership
5.1 Leadership and commitment
5.2 Environmental policy
5.3 Organizational roles, responsibilities and authorities
6 Planning
6.1 Actions to address risks and opportunities
6.1.1 General
6.1.2 Environmental aspects Overview Understanding activities, products and services Determining environmental aspects Understanding environmental impacts Determining significant environmental aspects
6.1.3 Compliance obligations General Legal requirements Other requirements Documented information
6.1.4 Planning action
6.2 Environmental objectives and planning to achieve them
6.2.1 General
6.2.2 Establishing environmental objectives
6.2.3 Planning actions to achieve environmental objectives
6.2.4 Performance indicators
7 Support
7.1 Resources
7.2 Competence
7.3 Awareness
7.4 Communication
7.4.1 General
7.4.2 Internal communication
7.4.3 External communication
7.5 Documented information
7.5.1 General
7.5.2 Creating and updating
7.5.3 Control of documented information
8 Operation
8.1 Operational planning and control
8.1.1 General guidance: Operational control
8.1.2 Identifying needs for operational controls
8.1.3 Establishing operational controls
8.2 Emergency preparedness and response
9 Performance evaluation
9.1 Monitoring, measurement, analysis and evaluation
9.1.1 General
9.1.2 Evaluation of compliance
9.2 Internal audit
9.3 Management review
10 Improvement
10.1 General
10.2 Nonconformity and corrective action
10.3 Continual improvement
10.3.1 Opportunities for improvement
10.3.2 Implementation of continual improvement
Annex A
Annex B
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DR AS/NZS ISO 14004:2017
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