Key Elements

Communication:
Corporate goals and performance targets relating to the environmental elements of the Quality System are communicated through the functional team meetings. External requests for information regarding the environmental management system are managed by the Quality Systems team with review and input from the executive staff as required.


Compliance with Legal and Other Requirements:
As part of the permit renewal process, Organization’s reviews its compliance with relevant local, state, and federal environmental legislation, regulations, and program requirements, at least once per calendar year. Additionally, the Safety Committee conducts regular facility audits to ensure operational compliance with all applicable statutes, regulations, permits, and stated EMS guidelines.


Operational Control:
As appropriate, for each or activity associated with the significant environmental aspects, control procedures and / or work instructions are established to ensure work is performed per the environmental policy, as well as established environmental objectives and programs.


 

Emergency Preparedness & Response:
The Safety Committee implements, practices, and evaluates the emergency response procedures including employee safety, coordinating response activities with the applicable agencies, and addressing any environmental impacts resulting from an emergency situation.