ISO 14001 & its significance
ISO 14001 certification in UAE is one of the most essential international standards that provide a guidance and Framework for the development of effective environmental management system to the organization.It is one of the generic standards that can be applied to any organization irrespective of their nature of business, type, size or location. In the year 1996 September ISO 14001 standards was released first by the international organization for standardization in Amsterdam and the current version of the standard is updated in the year 2015.
ISO 14001 specifies the controls for the processes so that the organization can have a continual improvement in the performance related to environment. It helps to identify all the activities, products or services that are affecting the environmental condition and provides a solution to overcome. It is one of the strategic decisions taken by the organization to achieve and set the environmental targets and objectives. The standard environmental management system will not specify the environmental performance conditions but it helps the organization to develop an environmental management system which can be tailored according to their requirements.
How to get ISO 14001 certification in UAE? – Our effective implementation steps:
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- Interacting and detailed study of current work flows in different departments, operating procedures, documentation and practices.
- Identifying any shortcomings of your organization against the requirements of ISO.
- Generating a Gap report and planning for implementation
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- Creating awareness about ISO standard and its importance.
- A formal training session/s.
- It includes training on internal auditing, documentation training, mock audit and trainings to conduct management review meeting.
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- Documentation is the manifestation for your entire organizations process, procedure and results.
- End-to-End support on preparing documentation as per ISO requirements.
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- Internal Audit (IA) as a tool, it is a cross departmental audit to ensure zero loophole in the system of your organization.
- MRM: Management review meeting (MRM) helps top management to guide and ensure the whole organization is up to the mark as per the standard requirements.
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- With our 100% track record of success, we make sure Certification is achieved successfully.
Factors of ISO 14001 standard:
When it comes to environmental management system there are numerous elements that has to be required to be met by the organization to have a formal representation for their environmental management system and these requirements include
- Developing the environmental policies that shows the commitments of an organization
- A person has to be appointed for taking in charge for the environmental management systems coordination
- Determining of how the industries interacts with the environmental conditions
- Spotting the potential and actual environmental impacts
- Finding the environmental compliance requirements
- Establishing the programs and targets and objectives related to environment
- Evaluating and measuring the progress to achieve the goals and objectives
- Verifying the system and the performance of environment
- Assessing the continual improvement of the organization’s environmental performances
Merits of ISO 14001 – EMS
ISO 14001 is one of the most recognizable standards where there is no one size fits all way of finding the environmental challenges. We know every organization works differently depending upon the scope of activities so the standard is designed in such a way that it can be tailored according to their requirements so that the organization can be more comfortable during the implementation process and now let us see some more benefits:
- The standard enables the organization to have a strategic environmental management system.
- It helps to increase the leadership engagement by involving all the employees and an initiative during the implementation process so that teamwork enhances.
- It helps on focusing the factors that are affecting the environmental conditions by creating proper best practices.
- It focuses on providing the best environmental performances by considering all the activities
- It helps in increasing good communication factors both internally and externally
- It provides an assurance to the organization that environmental impacts can be identified, measured and improved
- It helps to meet all kind of requirements whether it may be from clients it may be from government
So opting for ISO 14001 for your organization could benefit more and can gain trust from your customers that your services or the products which they are getting are obtained from good environmental conditions