Environmental Management services
Many companies are implementing an Environmental Management System these days. There can be many reasons for this decision. Some have a demand placed on them by the larger customers who already have a an Environmental System, others decide on the basis of cost savings and improving their impact on the environment.
Any firm who has implemented an EMS have benefited in one way or another e.g. they save on water costs, energy costs, and waste management bills and consequently use less resources. By saving on these costs many organisations reduce their daily operating costs whilst improving their company’s reputation.
The modern business environment now requires us to absorb information quickly and think logically but creatively. We have many years of experience across different industry sectors and can offer a bespoke turnkey service from initial setup through implementation, certification and beyond.
Environmental Management is key to identiying the Aspects and impacts within any company. The key to reducing these aspects and impacts is the successful management of the Significant Environmental Impacts.
Our experienced personnel have implemented and currentlly support a number of Enviromental Management systems based on ISO 14001:2015 throughout the UK.
With the new 2015 versions of ISO 9001:2015, ISO14001:2015 and ISO45001:2018 Health & Safety standard now available we can assist organisations in managing this change.
In today’s marketplace there is increased pressure to reduce cost and waste and Pentland can support you by introducing & maintaining the principles of lean manufacturing giving your organisation the competitive advantage. We can advise your company on how to manage your waste streams more effectively and in some cases turn an expense into a gain.
Our experience with the IT sector will also allow your company have your Information systems set up your way!
Training packages designed to make your business more effective than ever will provide support to the people within your company.
Carbon Footprint Reduction
As apart of the Environmental Management systems that we implement within companies we assist them to identify potential methods and improvements of saving energy and resource efficiency tracking and monitoring the company’s carbon footprint e.g energy consumption, consumption of resources like fuel monitoring, waste monitoring, reduction in waste to landfill site by increasing the company’s level of recycling, reuse of resource where possible.
We setup and agree SMART targets identified from the companies main areas of Environmental Impact and Risk. There is a direct link between energy savings and cost savings which is something that an Environmental Management system should deliver if its implemented effectively.
As a general rule the key aspect we deliver is cost savings to companies in many different ways but a principal USP Is that we will deliver a truly Integrated System approach which will save the company time in terms of resources/time and as their Outsourced Quality Health, Safety & Environmental Manager look after all aspects of their Management Systems and keep the organisations legally compliant and up to date.
This includes a proportion of asset management to ensure for example that a companies fork Lift trucks are appropriately maintained and legally certified, completion of Fire safety checks on equipment, alarms and the testing of these. To ensure checks on any pressure vessels on site are maintained, First aid provision and training, Asbestos Management, Appropriate Risk assessments on any work related activities such as working in confined spaces, working at height, working with Chemicals, manual handling operations, working with machinery and plant etc. We also ensure that Waste management processes are in place with appropriate compliance to legislation being achieved.
There is also a level of monitoring completed on Health safety management in terms of reporting on near miss occurrences, dangerous occurrences, Incidents, accidents etc.