ISO 14001 Clause 4.3.3 Objectives, Targets and Programme(s) clarification

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Can anyone pls explain me simply what is meant by 4.3.3 clause of 14001 that stating at relevant functions & levels within the organization.

How can we incorporate this to our objectives/targets/programs
 
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Re: Clause 4.3.3 Objectives, targets and programme(s) - Need clarification

.............4.3.3 clause of 14001 that stating at relevant functions & levels within the organization. ................


Function refer to specialization or departments in your organization such as QA. Production, R&D, Engineering etc.

Level refers to the levels in your organization structure such as manager, supervisor, foreman, operators and so forth.

How can we incorporate this to our objectives/targets/programs
It means what each level of staff at the respective or relevant department need to do with respect to a particular O&T. Why not refer to 4.3.3 of ISO 14004 for a clearer guideline.
 
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Re: Clause 4.3.3 Objectives, targets and programme(s) - Need clarification

Function refer to specialization or departments in your organization such as QA. Production, R&D, Engineering etc.

Level refers to the levels in your organization structure such as manager, supervisor, foreman, operators and so forth.



It means what each level of staff at the respective or relevant department need to do with respect to a particular O&T. Why not refer to 4.3.3 of ISO 14004 for a clearer guideline.

Thanks Larry, appreciate your support on the matter
 

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Simple? I'm the right one for that

EXAMPLE: You set a company objective to reduce electrical consumption to help eliminate the burning of coal and the creation of carbon dioxide ( now you are reducing consumption of a natural resource and reducing/preventing pollution...See how it works? )

**We'll assume that you have only 1 electric meter and all consuption is recorded and billed in only 1 billing from your provider

OK, so you have your objective to reduce electrical consumption and you flow that down to areas in your organization that may have the ability to assist in the effort (Lets say they have a lot of electrical equipment like machinery) So if it's feasable you can set an objective for those areas to turn of equipment when it is not needed or being used and record the "Down or off time" (Their objective would be to turn off the equipment and create the record)

You could go further, but the above meets the requirment

Make sure that clear responsibilities for each supportive area and/or piece of equipment is documented (this helps meet 4.3.3 & 4.4.1).

The records of "Down/off time" helps to meet 4.5.1, and become inputs into 4.6

See how it flows together?
 
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