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1
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Define environmental aspects

A

The way in which a facility interacts with the environment

Eg a chimney emitting smoke into the surrounding air

2
Q

What is an environmental impact

A

Change to the environment with adverse or beneficial due to a an organisations impact

3
Q

What is a life cycle analysis

A

A tool to identify and measure the environmental impact of a product or service throughout its cycle from a cradle to grave assessment

ISO14040

4
Q

List three sources of Environmental information that are internal to the organisation

A

Inspection audit reports

accident data and investigation reports

maintenance records job task analysis

monitoring results raw material usage and supply

permits and consents

5
Q

List three sources of Environmental information that are external

A

Manufacturers data

legislation enforcement bodies guidance documents

government supported organisations

Trade Association and professional institutions

British standards

commercial organisations

encyclopaedias textbooks

6
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Identify three criteria that might be used in deciding whether an environmental impact is significant or not

A

Scale and severity and probability

legal or contractual requirements

insufficient data or information

costs of raw material or energy

the concern of interested parties

sensitivity of receiving environment

frequency

duration of impact