Mohammad Mahbubul Huq
outlines the general policy concerning the continuous improvement of its
environmental performance at the R.A.K Ceramics (BD.) Pvt. Ltd. It contains the
Environmental Policy Statement for the Company. The manual also comprises a
description of the environmental management system (EMS) as well as an
explanation of the structure of the organization including who is in charge of
the implementation and maintenance of the EMS. It explains how each requirement
of ISO14001 will be handled in the R.A.K.
Every effort has been taken to
ensure that the EMS builds upon existing management structures while avoiding
duplication. The objective is not to make more work for R.A.K. personnel but to
promote effective environmental management. This can be achieved through a
simple system with both documentation and bureaucracy kept the minimum.
There are a lot of benefits
for the R.A.K. in preparing and implementing this manual, including:
Clarification of responsibilities. (Optional)
Support tool for training of new employees.
Useful for public relations purposes.
This EMS has top
management commitment at the R.A.K. in support of enhanced environmental
protection practices. This commitment has been made clear for all R.A.K.
personnel and contractors through the publication of the first environmental
policy statement and the revision of that statement in a convenient time.
findings of the initial environmental review, this manual provides detailed
objectives and targets, explaining how they will be reached, with what resources
and under whose responsibility. Under ISO14001, the R.A.K. is required to
measure results of implementation in order to evaluate the correct application
of the Environmental Policy Statement. This manual provides the framework for
both implementation and performance evaluation.
In preparing this
manual, all mandatory regulations, standards and codes of practice have been
identified (see the report entitled “Identification of Legal and Other
Requirements.” This is the minimum that an EMS should attend. It is necessary
to understand clearly the mandatory requirements and what must be done to comply
with them. With the establishment of this EMS, the R.A.K. is seeking to promote
itself as a center of excellence with respect to the conservation of the
environment with regard to both its research activities and practical