ISO 14001 Step by Step - A Practical Guide, Second Edition

  • 1h 17m 8s
  • Asif Hayat Khan, Naeem Sadiq
  • IT Governance
  • 2019

This easy-to-follow guide takes a step-by-step approach, and provides many sample documents to help you understand how to record and monitor your organisation’s EMS processes.

Ideal for compliance managers, IT and general managers, environmental officers, auditors and trainers, this book will provide you with:

  • The confidence to plan and design an EMS. Detailed descriptions of the ISO 14001:2015 requirements will give you a clear understanding of the standard, even if you lack specialist knowledge or previous experience;
  • Guidance for building stakeholder support for your EMS. Information on why an organisation needs to have an environmental policy, and a sample communications procedure will help you to raise awareness of the benefits of implementing an EMS; and
  • Advice on how to become an ISO 14001-certified organisation. The book takes a step-by-step approach to implementing an ISO 14001-compliant EMS.

Key features:

  • A concise summary of the ISO 14001:2015 requirements and how you can meet them.
  • An overview of the documentation needed to achieve ISO 14001:2015 accreditation.
  • Sample documents to help you understand how to record and monitor your organisation’s environmental management processes.

About the Author

Naeem Sadiq holds a BSc in Aerospace and a Master's in Manufacturing Engineering. He is a certified lead auditor, an ASQ-certified manager and a quality systems auditor. Naeem's experience in engineering and management includes 25 years as an independent consultant, auditor and trainer for the ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 standards. Naeem has presented a number of papers at national conferences on management system standards, and has provided consultancy, training and auditing support to more than 100 organisations. As a freelance writer, he is a regular contributor to national newspapers reporting on safety, environmental and social issues. He is also the author of two books: OHSAS 18001 Step by Step - A practical guide and ISO 14001 Step by Step - A practical guide.

Asif Hayat Khan is a trained lead auditor and a trainer for ISO9001, ISO14001 and OHSAS18001. In addition, he is a hazard analysis critical control point (HACCP) auditor and has DuPont certification as a trainer in behavioural safety. In his various roles as consultant, auditor, trainer and manager, he has long experience of establishing and implementing the ISO9001 and ISO14001 standards across various sectors of industry. Mr Khan holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering.

In this Audiobook

  • Chapter 1 - PDCA, Environmental Policy, Objectives and Programmes (Clauses 5.1, 5.2 and 6.2)
  • Chapter 2 - Identifying Environmental Aspects and Determining Significant Impacts (Clause 6.1.2)
  • Chapter 3 - Regulatory Requirements and Evaluating Compliance (Clauses 6.1.3 and 9.1.2)
  • Chapter 4 - Resources, Roles, Responsibility, Authority and Communication (Clauses 5.3, 7.1 and 7.4)
  • Chapter 5 - Competence, Training and Awareness (Clauses 7.2 and 7.3)
  • Chapter 6 - Documentation and Document Control (Clause 7.5)
  • Chapter 7 - Operational Controls (Clause 8.1)
  • Chapter 8 - Emergency Preparedness and Response (Clause 8.2)
  • Chapter 9 - Measuring and Monitoring (Clause 9.1)
  • Chapter 10 - Internal Audit (Clause 9.2)
  • Chapter 11 - Management Review and Continual Improvement (Clauses 9.3 and 10.3)
  • Chapter 12 - Nonconformity, Corrective and Preventive Action (Clause 10.2)
  • Chapter 13 - Green Initiatives
  • Further Reading