Environmental Aspects and Impacts

Environmental Aspects and Impacts Control Guideline

These environmental aspects and impacts control guidelines:

  • Can assess environmental aspects, impacts and identify controls.
  • Can assist you improve the sustainability of your workplace.
  • Will be accessible to you when you become a member of Redcat Safety.


What are Environmental Aspects and Impacts?

The ISO 14001 2015 Standard for Environmental Management Systems provides the explanation below for environmental aspects and impacts.

Environmental aspects: can be described as element(s) of an organization’s activities or products or services that interacts (or can interact) with the environment.

Environmental impacts: refer to changes to the environment, whether adverse or beneficial, wholly or partially, resulting from environmental aspects.

All of an organization’s activities should be considered when identifying actual and potential aspects and impacts on the environment, with consideration to:

Enviro Aspects and Impacts Guidelines

  • Past environmental incidents.
  • Emissions to air.
  • Water usage and discharges to surface water groundwater and sewers.
  • Land contamination caused by spillages.
  • The production, re-use, recycling and disposal of controlled and special wastes.
  • The storage and management of materials.
  • Activities upon local ecology of operations, sites and premises.
  • Environmental noise.
  • Natural resources.
  • Energy use and management thereof.
  • Use of transport and vehicles.
  • Legal issues and other regulatory requirements.
  • Raw materials and packaging.
  • Office activities.
  • Landscaping and infrastructure.
  • Other relevant issues such as odors, particulates, lighting and pests.

In addition, all business activities should be assessed to ensure that any changes to processes and operations do not result in adverse significant environmental impacts.

About these Environmental Aspects and Impacts Control Guidelines

These guidelines can identify the environmental aspects and their subsequent impacts that pertain to your business operations, legal obligations and any customer requirements. For each identified aspect, the environmental impacts, operating conditions and perceived significance can be summarized to provide a list of the necessary controls.

Once completed, you would have a comprehensive record of control measures to limit potential impacts and risks that may affect your business or your environmental management system’s conformity. The guidelines already have some great examples of environmental controls in place too.

Why Become a Member of Redcat Safety and Download These Control Guidelines?

These guidelines can be used to identify your organization’s environmental aspects and their impacts that pertain to your business operations, legal obligations and customer requirements.

After downloading these guidelines you will be able to:

  • Very easily edit and customize the template to create your environmental control guidelines.
  • Apply your own style, format and brand to the control guidelines.
  • Use it in any industry or sector regardless of size or type of organization.

Availability and Use of these Environmental Aspects and Impacts Control Guidelines?

  • This guideline template is accessible to you right now by clicking theBecome a Member Now’ button.
  • The guidelines will be delivered to you in fully editable Microsoft Word format for immediate and full use in your business.
  • There are no membership auto-renewals, contracts or ongoing costs.

Environmental Aspects and Impacts Guaratee

If you can find HSEQ resources that are of better value than what your Redcat Safety Membership offers, we will REFUND YOU double the cost of your membership.


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