Gain the knowledge you need to implement a fully functioning environmental management system suited to the needs of your organization.
This course follows the management system standards commonly applied in Canada. The module on environmental management systems is based on ISO 14001:2004 standard requirements.
Pop-ups, checklists, case studies, external links, review questions, and activities to apply learning are used throughout. A record of completion is provided upon successful completion of the final exam.
This course is divided into two modules:
Introduction to Management Systems
Implementing a management system can seem like a daunting task, but it need not be. Management systems are tools that help an organization continually improve its health, safety and environmental performance. They contain organizational elements that follow a continuous cycle of planning, implementing, checking, and improving.
This module introduces the basic elements of health, safety and environmental management systems, describing the main components of management systems and how they can benefit an organization. It then outlines the key steps in a management system certification process. The course finishes with a self-evaluation to help you determine if you are ready to begin this process.
Elements of an Environmental Management System
Environmental management systems are designed to continually identify and control environmental hazards and decrease their associated risks at the workplace. This module helps you to understand:
How a management system can benefit your organization
The commitment and resources you will need in order to successfully implement a management system
How you can adapt the management system to suit the specific needs of your organization
Upon completion, you will be able to
Recognize the differences between a program and a management system
Know the benefits of implementing a management system
Demonstrate the knowledge and understanding of leadership in developing implementing and maintaining management systems
Know the PDCA approach used in management system standards.
Know the elements of an environment management system and how to apply them
Develop required procedures, policies and other related documents
Understand and meet the requirements of the ISO 14001 standard
This course is recommended for employers, managers, supervisors and health, safety and environmental professionals who have a responsibility to develop, implement and maintain an environmental management system in the workplace.
This course is delivered as an online e-learning course. All you need is a computer, access to the Internet - and you are ready to go!
This e-learning course is designed to help you learn at your own pace and in your own environment at your own convenience. It takes approximately two hours to complete. It is also available in English.
During checkout, you can choose to register as a single learner or select a multiple learner license. With a multiple learner license you will act as an administrator and add learners from your company.