Environmental Management System Standards ISO 14000 Series

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Environmental Management System (EMS)

Set of environmental policy, planning, implementation and operating procedures, checking and corrective actions, documentation and record keeping, management review and continual improvement.

Environmental Management System

ISO Focuses on Two Major Areas

ISO Focuses on Two Major Areas

Some Major ISO Series Are

Some Major ISO Series Are
Implementing EMSISO 14001: 1996
Conducting environmental auditing

and other related investigations

ISO 14010: 1996
Basic principles of environmental labellingISO 14020
Environmental performance evaluationISO 14030
LCA general principles and practicesISO 14040
Understanding terms and definitionsISO 14050
Guide for inclusion of Environmental

Aspects in product standards

ISO 14060

First Party, Second Party and Third-Party Audit

First, Second and Third Party Audit

Five Major Elements of ISO 14001 Series

  • Environmental Policy
  • Planning
  • Implementation and Operation
  • Checking and corrective Action
  • Management Review

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Which among the following is the correct EMS Cycle?

  1. Plan, Act, Check, Do
  2. Plan, Do, Check, Act
  3. Plan, Check, Do, Act
  4. Plan, Act, Do, Check

Answer: b

2. Which among the following deals with environmental labelling?

  1. ISO 14040
  2. ISO 14030
  3. ISO 14020
  4. ISO 14010

Answer: c

3. Which among the following is not the element of 14001 series?

  1. Environmental Policy
  2. Planning
  3. Implementation and Operation
  4. None of the above

Answer: d

4. Which among the following deals with EMS-General Guidelines on principles, systems and supporting techniques?

  1. ISO 14001
  2. ISO 14002
  3. ISO 14003
  4. ISO 14004

Answer: d

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