ISO 14001

Management System's, What needs to be documented? Part 1

This is always a hot topic in the classroom training environment. Some students really struggle with understanding why the Standards do not ‘require’ some clauses or processes to be documented. To help all of us to understand the requirements for documented information we need to understand a few core terms and definitions first.

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Climate change impacts

Guest Writer, Rob Janssen, reminds us we are approaching the peak fire danger season - and helps us gain an understanding or fire danger ratings and how they can save lives!

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Land Use Planning Principles

Guest Writer, Rob Janssen, reminds us we are approaching the peak fire danger season - and helps us gain an understanding or fire danger ratings and how they can save lives!

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Scope of the organization

The High Level Structure (HLS) for management systems (which could be ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015 and the pending ISO 45001), states the following requirements for clause 4.3,

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Fire Danger Index (FDR) Saves Lives

Guest Writer, Rob Janssen, reminds us we are approaching the peak fire danger season - and helps us gain an understanding or fire danger ratings and how they can save lives!

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Audit Leadership & Commitment

ISO 9001 and 14001 Standards have always had a level of Top Management commitment requirements, however with the introduction of the High Level Structure (HLS) for management system standards and the recent releases of ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015 there is now more emphasis on the demonstration of leadership and commitment.

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What's your eco footprint?

Worldwide there are 4.7 biologically productive acres available per person, and this does not include all of the other plants and animals needed.

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