ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION POLICY

Aughton Automation Ltd provides electrical, instrument and mechanical engineering services including site installation, maintenance and commissioning. The hire, repair, calibration and sales of instrumentation. Project management including feasibility, consultancy and design.

Allied to its overall objectives, it is the policy of Aughton Automation Ltd to conduct its business in a manner, which demonstrates commitment to continual improvement and the prevention of pollution. In order to achieve this the company shall: 

a - Comply with applicable Environmental Legislation and regulations and where appropriate Best Available Techniques.

b - Review the environmental aspects and potential impacts of its proposed activities and establish cost effective risk controls.

c - Develop, install, monitor and control an Environmental Management System (E.M.S.).

d - Train and require all its employees to work to this policy and the EMS . The company will provide whatever training and supervision are necessary to achieve this.

e - Co-operate with enforcement agencies and actively contribute to the development of legislation and industry B.A.T., either directly or through representation on non-statutory bodies.

f - Communicate the policy to contractors who work for the company and ensure they accept and comply with the policy.

g - Communicate an understanding of the Environmental Policy to all of its stake holders seek to understand and take account of their concerns and to consult with them. This includes employees, contractors, suppliers and local communities where appropriate.

h - Act promptly to take appropriate action to minimise the impact of any environmental incident should it occur. 

It is the ultimate responsibility of the Operations Director to identify and implement new legislation and updates. Also to formulate and implement the environmental policy, with the agreement of the Board. Appropriate resources will be made available to implement the policy and take relevant steps including auditing to ensure that the policy is understood, being implemented and maintained at all levels throughout the organisation.

The policy will be made available to the public and will be reviewed within 12 months (or sooner if deemed appropriate). It shall be implemented by management through the operation of the Environmental Management System which assigns specific responsibilities for execution of relevant management control activities.

 

Signed                         ...........................................                

Managing Director :  Aughton Automation Ltd

Date: April 2014
Review Date: April 2015

 

ENVIRONMENTAL SITE PLAN

 Review Criteria(for environmental aspect/impact assessment)

The following environmental considerations are to be thoroughly reviewed during the production of Project Specific Safety Plans and Quality Assurance Method Statements. Specific identifiables should be incorporated into the Risk Management System: 

1          SITE LAYOUT AND ENVIRONMENTAL SENSITIVITIES

2          EMISSIONS TO AIR

3          DISCHARGES TO WATER 

4          CONTAMINATION TO LAND

5          ECONOMY OF ENERGY USAGE INCLUDING POWER SYSTEM STUDY

6          IMPLICATIONS OF ROAD TRANSPORT

7          DISPOSAL OF WASTE INCLUDING PACKAGING WASTE AND DISPOSAL/RECYCLEABILITY

8          STATUTORY NUISANCE

9          SOCIAL ASPECTS; WILDLIFE HABITATS

10        VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS

11        OZONE DEPLETING SUBSTANCES

12        EMERGENCY (TO COVER SOME OR ALL THE ABOVE AS APPROPRIATE)

 

ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY

 

AUGHTON AUTOMATION LIMITED

Integrated Policy Manual

ISO 14001: 2004 & BS OHSAS 18001: 2007

Issue   2

Schedule               IPE01

Authorised By :-

Effective Date       10/04/14

Aughton Automation Limited commits itself to and endorses the need to protect the environment.

Aughton Automation Limited also acknowledges and accepts its responsibility to conduct its business in compliance with applicable environmental laws and regulations.

To accomplish the foregoing, the Environmental Representative has the responsibility to:-

Establish an internal review procedure to identify environmental impacts of all functions within the organisation and to assess levels of compliance with applicable laws and regulations pertaining to the environment.

Develop a program aimed at safe-guarding the quality of the environment and achieving compliance.

Establish and maintain appropriate training programmes designed to make every employee competent to carry out his or her responsibilities with respect to this policy.

Report annually on regulatory compliance, issues and improvements.

Aughton Automation Limited

 

OPERATING POLICY

 
Aughton Automation Limited has a vital interest in ensuring a clean, healthy environment. We rely on high quality equipment to facilitate the function of our work process.

Aughton Automation Limited also takes an active responsibility to conduct its processes in an environmentally friendly manner at all times.

As technology advances and regulations change, Aughton Automation Limited will continue to improve systems, reduce waste and efficiently utilise resources to meet the environmental challenges of the next century.

Aughton Automation Limited will make available to interested parties, its environmental programme and its environmental control activities.

 

Signed: -                                                        Date:-   May 2014

 

Managing Director