Development and implementation of the Environmental Management System according to standard ISO 14001, in case the company wants to get certified by accredited certifying body.
The steps to follow up in the implementation of the Environmental Management System to get the previous objective defined are the following:
2.1 PRESENTATION of the project: It will be presented to the top management and different departments.
2.2 INITIAL EVALUATION: A diagnostic of the environmental situation within the company will be developed, and it will identify: main environmental aspects and impacts, applicable legislation and degree of compliance, risk assessment, life cycle analysis and all the current documentation and environmental procedures.
2.3 ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS: In case some of the mandatory licenses are not available, the environmental department of DISTEC is able to develop and process the documentation not available.
2.4 DEVELOPMENT OF DOCUMENTATON: It will consist of: policy, procedures, Instructions, life cycle of the product, risk assessment, leadership, etc.
2.5 FIRST STAGE OF IMPLEMENTATION: The documentation defined and approved by the top management of the company, is available to be implemented.
2.6 SECOND STAGE OF IMPLEMENTATION: Once all documentation is defined, approved and implemented, then the company is ready to overcome the certification audit, with enough time to master the last procedures defined and implemented.
2.7 INTERNAL AUDIT: Once the whole system is implemented, an Internal audit will be developed to:
- Check the system compliance to the standard requirements.
- Check the management system is understood by the workers of the company.
- Make appointment dates of certification with the accredited certifying body, depending on the results.
- Make a report with the evidences and non-conformities detected in the Audit.
2.8 BEGINNING OF THE PROCESS OF CERTIFICATION: DISTEC will collaborate with the Company / Firm, to solve doubts and concepts before the audit by the certifying body, if the company wishes it. Once the company is certified, DISTEC´s role will end up.