Implementation of this standard in Trinidad and Tobago started mainly with the larger companies in the Oil and Gas sector. This has changed somewhat as other companies, service providers and subcontractors of these large oil and gas companies realize the benefits to be gained by such a system.
What an Environmental Management System Entails
Environmental management systems can assist an organisation to meet its increasingly heavy burden of responsibility for the future condition of our world environment. Jaric ESH utilising the ISO 14001 international guidelines will provide your company with a framework though which its environmental performance can be monitored, improved and controlled. We will assess your company's activities, products, processes and services that might affect the environment. We will develop an environmental improvement and training program. Following this we will ensure the company is on the right track by putting into place written procedures to control activities with a significant environmental impact, as well as there will be periodic auditing of the system to ensure effective operation. Other services cover: ISO 14001 gap audit; risk assessment; legislative review; action plan and awareness training.
Benefits of an Environmental Management System
Having a well-structured Environmental Management System can benefit your company in many different ways.
One of the main benefits is the education of all employees to their environmental responsibilities. Secondly you learn to identify opportunities to reduce waste in the company such as raw materials, utility use and waste disposal costs. Also you can reduce the risk of fines for non-compliance with environmental legislation. In addition you can ensure all operations have procedures to minimise their environmental impacts.