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APS Attains ISO9001

Brisbane based commercial cleaning company, APS Cleaning, has recently re-affirmed its commitment to Best Practice through continuous improvements to processes, products and services with the implementation of a Quality Management System. The industry leading organisation was recently awarded certification to ISO9001:2008 , which complements

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Employee Engagement

Employee Engagement  An “engaged employee” is one who is fully involved in, and enthusiastic about their work, and thus will act in a way that furthers their organisation’s interests. Employee engagement is a strong contributor to a business’s success. A lack of

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Internal Audit

Internal auditing is defined as a systematic and documented verification process of objectively obtaining and evaluating audit evidence to determine whether a process conforms with set audit criteria (eg, ISO 14001), and communicating the results of this process to management. Internal auditing is

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Corrective Action

The Corrective and Preventative Action program of any Management System is where all of the work gets done. It focuses on the systematic investigation of the root causes of identified problems or identified risks in an attempt to prevent their recurrence (for

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Energy Usage

ISO 14001 calls for organisations to identify their significant impacts on the environment, however many businesses have little direct impact on the environment. The table below shows the environmental impacts from a typical service based business:  It can be seen that even

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Objectives & Targets

E n v i r o n m e n t a l   A s p e c ts Features of a company’s operations, processes, activities, products, or services that can have an impact (positively or negatively) on the environment

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Emergency Preparedness

The  Effects  Of  Emergencies One of the underlying principles of the ISO 14001 Standard is the prevention of pollution. History shows that significant proportion of environmental damage occurs accidently. ISO14001:2004 definition: The organisation shall establish and maintain procedures to identify

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The Environmental Policy

ISO14001 requires that the Environmental Policy be:  Defined by top management  Appropriate to the nature, scale, and environmental impacts of the activities, products, or services of the organization  Documented, implemented, maintained  Communicated to employees  Available to the public The Environmental

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Environmental Aspects

Features of a company’s operations, processes, activities, products, or services that can have an impact (positively or negatively) on the environment ISO14001:2004 requires that:    

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Environmental Representative

Overview The Environmental Representative is the key person within the Environmental Management System. An effective Environmental Representative is essential to the successful implementation and the ongoing operation of the EMS. The ISO14001 model is based on continual improvement meaning that

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