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Environmental Awareness

Organizations throughout the UK have identified that tackling environmental issues can bring many benefits to their business including reduced utility costs and waste, reduced liabilities and access to new markets and investors.

This course provides an awareness of key environmental concepts and an introduction to environmental management systems, helping delegates to achieve these benefits within their organization. It has been designed for all members of staff whose activities could have a significant impact on the environment, or supervisors or managers who are being introduced to environmental issues for the first time.

This course can also be used as an initial introduction for companies who are looking to implement ISO14001 (accredited Environmental Management System) into their organisation.

Course outline

  • Principles of environmental law
  • Resource efficiency and waste minimization
  • Water management
  • Pollution prevention and emergency planning
  • Environmental impacts and sustainabilite
  • Understanding environmental aspects
  • Environmental management systems
  • Energy use and carbon management
  • Environmental management systems

Course Benefits

  • Understand the principles of environmental law and how to achieve compliance
  • Address the rising costs associated with energy, raw materials and waste management
  • Understand different stakeholder environmental interests
  • Reduce environmental impacts (pollution prevention) and demonstrate continuous environmental improvements
  • Understand the fundamentals of ISO14001 (accredited Environmental Management System)
  • On completion of the course delegates will be able to:
  • Provide examples of simple measures that can be implemented to reduce the environmental effects of organizations.
  • Identify, define and explain relevant environmental issues
  • Identify, define and explain the environmental aspects and effects of organizations
  • Recognize the business and community benefits of environmental management
  • Name the principles and importance of environmental legislation and the authorities responsible for its enforcement.

Who will benefit from this course?

The course is ideal for all members of staff and is a very good first step for personnel wanting to move on to environmental management.

This course can be provided on your own premises (if suitable), at one of our venues in County Durham or at a venue local to you.

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