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Environmental standards and considerations

Learn How to Become a More Eco Friendly Company

Overview:
This course is designed to highlight the significant environmental impacts of your own business or workplace. Work activities, materials and products used and tasks carried out can all harm the environment i.e. land, air, water, plants and animals. Environmental issues are now taken very seriously by government, companies and environmental organisations to seek resolution to the environmental impact of work carried out. Everyone in an organisation has a vital part to play in minimising environmental damage.
This course highlights the main environmental problems and suggests actions you can take at work to help to reduce the overall impact.

Who should attend:
All personnel who require knowledge of the environmental impact of their business.

Topics covered:

  • Environmental law
  • Environmental impacts
  • Sustainability
  • Understanding environmental aspects
  • Construction Environmental Management Plans (CEMP)
  • Energy use
  • Carbon footprint and management
  • Resource efficiency
  • Waste minimisation
  • Recycling
  • Water management
  • Pollution prevention
  • Planning for emergencies
  • Environmental management systems

Prerequisites:
No qualifications required.

Course Duration:
4 hours

Certification Provided.

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