|Countrywide Environmental Services
12-20 Oxford Street
ISSUE NO. 1
FIRST WRITTEN :- November 2007
DUE FOR REVIEW :- 3 years after Date written
Issue no. 2
SECTION 1. PURPOSE OF THIS DOCUMENT
SECTION 2. STATEMENT OF MANAGEMENT'S
SECTION 3. STATEMENT OF COMPANY POLICY
SECTION 4. ALLOCATED RESPONSIBILITY
Countrywide Environmental Services
PURPOSE OF THIS DOCUMENT
1.1. The purpose of this policy document is to set out the
Company's commitment in regard to environmental protection.
It affords a publicly available, endorsed, statement indicating
the scope, commitment and objectives of management in regard
to this topic.
1.2. The policy summarises the Company's methods of controlling
waste and managing its activities in such a manner as to reduce
environmental effects and comply with all relevant regulatory
1.3. Detailed methods describing how operational control is
directed at protecting the environment is contained in other
STATEMENT OF MANAGEMENT'S COMMITMENT
The Company recognises that environmental issues are of fundamental
importance in a successful and responsible business strategy.
We are committed to sustain and protect the environment.
This responsibility is taken seriously and the Company invests
time, effort and money in ensuring that our aims are achieved.
We will take any reasonably practicable steps to prevent,
minimise or render harmless the effect of process operations,
activities and products on the environment.
STATEMENT OF COMPANY POLICY
3.1. Company Name, is committed to ensuring that its operations
complywith the existing legislation of the countries in which
3.2. The Company aims to prevent, minimise or render harmless
the effect of their process operations, activities and products
on the environment. It will operate its facilities in a way
which protects its employees, the public and the environment.
3.3. The Company will strive to use products which have the
minimumenvironmental impacts during use and subsequent disposal.
3.4. Management is aware both of its duty of care as far as
current legislation is concerned and also of its long term duty
towards the planet and future generations.
3.5. The Company supports actions, such as the Montreal Protocol,
the Rio Earth Summit and Kyoto enterprise to prevent or minimise
activities which may affect global temperatures, lead to depletion
of the ozone layer, produce acid rain or otherwise disrupt and
exhaust the Earth's life supportsystems.
3.6. The Company will maintain a structure and management style
to enable it to act in a swift, responsible manner when changes
are required by Government departments, trade associations,
customers' demands or in-Company committees regarding environmental
3.7. The Company will manage its use of primary energy sources
in such a manner as to ensure efficient utilisation in all departments.
3.8. Systems have been adopted to minimise waste and to adequately
control on-site consolidation and waste disposal activities.
3.9. The Company controls its water usage.
3.10. The Company's quality assurance procedures will be used
to assess its suppliers' probity regarding environmental matters
as and when required.
3.11. The Company will select for use, biodegradable packaging
andrenewable (re-cyclable) resources where possible.
3.12. The Company undertakes to consider any reasonable commentsfrom
and provide information to site neighbours, regarding its activities.
3.13. Resources will be allocated in order to implement this
3.14. The Company undertakes to train and educate its workforce
in therelevant aspects of environmental best practices.
3.15. The Company will seek expert guidance from other parties
where in-house resources are considered inadequate.
3.16. The Company will ensure its compliance with current legislation
requirements. Membership of trade associations and other means
of access to notifications regarding change, ensures that the
Companyadapts to technical progress in pest control techniques
and environmental matters.
3.17. The Company aims to improve its performance in controlling
or before, if circumstances demand it. environmental effects
on a continuing basis.
3.18. A review of this policy document will be undertaken every
4.1. The Company's management plan of control, indicated in
the chart page 5, shows the working sections and their functions
within the organisation.
4.2. The Proprietor is responsible for ensuring that all departments
accept policy objectives and co-operate in the operation of
4.3. The Service Manager reporting directly to the proprietor
is responsible for overall co-ordination and implementation
of Company objectives in regard to environmental matters contained
in this policy and any other relevant documents.
4.4. The Supervisor, is responsible for ensuring that Company
objectives regarding on-site waste consolidation, storage and
disposal are fulfilled according to procedures written into
safety and other Companydocuments.
4.5. Everyone has a responsibility to ensure that Company objectives,
as laid down in this policy document, are fulfilled.
4.8. The detailed responsibilities of personnel are given in
the “jobspecification” and “extension”
clauses of their contracts of employment.
4.8. Management plan of control - see page 5.
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