The ISO 14001:2015 addresses “environmental management system”. This means what the organization does to:
- Minimize harmful effects on the environment caused by its activities
- To achieve continual improvement of its environmental performance.
Now a days the National and International market is becoming conscious about environment, health and occupational safety issues in industries. Keeping in view the International environmental regulations, our government has issued NATIONAL ENVIORNMENT QUALITY STANDARD (NEQS) for the industries as a guide to control air-emissions, effluents, noise, heat, waste and other activities, which are contributing towards global warming and depletion of ozone layer. Especially with reference to industries there are number of environmental issues that can be easily addressed in order to meet NEQS. Some are:-
- Air emissions
- Emergency Preparedness
- Solid Waste Management
- Occupational Safety