primary goal of the Environmental Management System (
aspects are elements of an organizationís activities, products or services that
can interact with the environment. A significant environmental aspect is
one that has or can have a significant environmental impact. Significant
environmental aspects include legal requirements, as compliance with environmental
legislation is a key objective of the Coulson Group
ISO14001 (2004) requires that an organization establish and maintain procedures to identify the environmental aspects of its activities, products or services that it can control and over which it can be expected to have or can have an influence, in order to determine those which have or can have significant impacts on the environment. The organization shall ensure that the aspects related to these significant impacts are considered in setting its environmental objectives.
the development and registration of the
new environmental aspects are identified, they are to be documented and
submitted to the
environmental aspects are listed in Section 3.4.
It is the responsibility of the Environmental Manager to review the list of
environmental aspects for the annual
EMS Management Review to ensure the list is current, accurate and
complete. Maintaining a complete and accurate list of significant
environmental aspects is important to the effectiveness of the