Emergency Management System For Appropriate Waste Removal For United Kingdom

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Emergency Management System for Appropriate Waste Removal for United Kingdom Randa Head Abstract In this report, the current corporation seeks to build a new lithium-ion battery manufacturing branch or several new branches in the United Kingdom. Before any ground operations can be begun, and Emergency Management System needs to be created and implemented to comply with UK regulation ISO 14001. This case study will present the current system and operational procedures as well as advise on any challenges and changes that need to be made. All other information can and will be used for additional training. Emergency Management System for Appropriate Waste Removal for United Kingdom Situation Our company is currently in the process of opening Lithium – Ion battery manufacturing assembly system in the United Kingdom. As in the United States, the United Kingdom requires specific guidelines for waste identification, handling, and removal. Current procedures are going to have to be evaluated just for a maintenance purpose while also being recalibrated for the standards written for any manufacturing firm that is being established. The current British regulation is, “ISO 14001 is a set of guidelines by which a facility—a single plant or a whole organization—can establish or strengthen its environmental policy, identify environmental aspects of its operations, define environmental objectives and targets, implement a program to attain environmental performance goals, monitor and measure effectiveness, correct deficiencies and problems, and review its management systems to promote continuous improvement” (Morrow, Rondinelli, pg 16... ... middle of paper ... ..., then communication needs to be sent to management immediately. References Industry Forum: (28 April 2010), Environmental Management Systems: Extract from the General Guidance Manual, http://archive.defra.gov.uk/environment/quality/pollution/ppc/localauth/meetings/forum/documents/100428/ems-framework.pdf, pp 1-5. Melnyk, S., Sroufe, R., Calantone, R., (2003) Assessing the Impact of Environmental Management Systems on Corporate and Environmental Performance, Journal of Operations Management, 329-351. Morrow, D., Rondinelli, D., (2002) Adopting Corporate Environmental Management Systems: Motivations and Results ISO 14001 and EMAS Certification, European Management Journal, Vol 20, No.2, pp 159-171. Waste and Resources Action Programme, (June 2013) Your Guide to Environmental Management Systems, Web, www.wrap.org.uk/brehub pp 1-64.

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