Brief look at ISO 14001:2015
|What ISO 14001:2015 Includes||What is NOT in ISO 14001:2015
|Requires an organization to have the information (documents, procedures, etc.) and records required for effective business planning and implementation
||Requiring a change in your document identification system. It is your decision.|
|Focus on Strategic thinking. Language is Context of Organization
||Describing HOW to conduct strategic planning|
|Focus on risk based thinking to be initiated at the strategic level or Context of Organization
||Requiring risk assessment, risk management, risk treatment, and use of formal risk tools|
|It is arranged so all ISO Management systems will be aligned=one system||Divergent systems are permitted at this time|
|As we review the changes in ISO 14001:2015, please consider two issues:
What are the current activities at your organization that may meet the new requirements?
What changes in the new version may add value or improvements to your current business practices?