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Generic ISO 14001 EMS Templates(ISO 14001:2004 version)User Manual

Generic ISO 14001 EMS Templates
(ISO 14001:2004 version)
User Manual
September 2005

ISO 14001 Environmental Management System (EMS)
Support Package for SMEs

Environmental Management System (EMS) PLANNING

Environmental Management System (EMS)

Table of Contents
ISO 14001 EMS Support Package for SMEsClick Here
A. What is this package?
B. Who should read what in this package?
C. How is this manual structured?
D. How to use this support package?
E. General tips for the Generic ISO 14001 EMS Templates
F. What is an Environmental Management System?
1. International EMS Standards
2. Approach to EMS Development and Implementation
EMS PlanningClick Here
A. Initial Environmental Review
B. Gap Analysis
EMS Development and ImplementationClick Here
A. Management Commitment
1. Environmental Policy
2. EMS Manual
B. Plan
1. Environmental Aspect Identification
2. Legal and Other Requirements
3. Objectives, Targets and Programme(s)
C. Do
1. Resources, Roles, Responsibility and Authority
2. Competence, Training and Awareness
3. Communication
4. Documentation
5. Control of Documents
6. Operational Control
7. Emergency Preparedness and Response
D. Check
1. Monitoring and Measurement
2. Evaluation of Compliance
3. Nonconformity, Corrective Action and Preventive Action
4. Control of Records
5. Internal Audit
E. Act
1. Management Review
F. Keys to Successful Implementation
ISO 14001 EMS Certification ProcessClick Here

List of Appendices

Appendix 1.  Comparison of ISO 14001:1996 with ISO 14001:2004; and Comparison of ISO/DIS 14001 (Date: 9 July 2003) with ISO 14001:2004
Appendix 2. 

Sample Guidance Questions for Gap Analysis

Appendix 3. EMS Implementation Checklist
Appendix 4. List of ISO 14001 Certification Bodies in Hong Kong


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