N.C. Division of Pollution Prevention and Environmental Assistance
EMS and Pork Production Tools

Environmental Management Systems for Pork Producers

Building the EMS

This table displays the seventeen elements of an ISO 14001 EMS model. Click on the highlighted element to go to the guidance on developing that element. Clicking on the highlighted procedure or sample tools will take you directly to that procedure or tool. Links to the procedures and tools can also be accessed from the element-by-element guidance. 

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ISO 14001 Standard Element Guidance   Procedure/Templates Examples
4.2 Environmental Policy   Policy Procedure Policy Examples
4.3.1 Environmental Aspects   Aspect and Impacts Procedure

Significance Ranking Form

4.3.2 Legal and Other      Requirements  Legal and Other Requirements Procedure Legal Requirements
4.3.3 Objectives and Targets


4.3.4 Environmental Management Program  

Objectives and Targets and Environmental Management Programs Procedure

Objectives and Targets and Environmental Management Programs Form

Objectives & Targets Examples


4.4.1 Structure and Responsibility  Roles and Responsibilities Procedure   
4.4.2 Training, Awareness and Competence Training Procedure

Training & Document Control Chart

Training Sign-in Form

Environmental Management System Training

Training Chart

4.4.3 Communication   Communications Procedure

External Communications form

4.4.4 EMS Documentation  EMS Manual EMS Manual Example
4.4.5 Document Control   Document Control Procedure

Document Control Chart

EMS Document Template

Training and Document Control Chart

4.4.6 Operational Controls  Operational Control Procedure  Standard Operating Procedures/Work Instructions
4.4.7 Emergency preparedness and response   Emergency Response Procedure

Emergency Action Plan

4.5.1 Monitoring and measurement  Monitoring and Measuring Procedure  
4.5.2 Nonconformance and Corrective and Preventive Actions   Corrective and Preventive Action Procedure

Corrective and Preventive Action Log

4.5.3 Records  Records Procedure  
4.5.4 EMS Auditing   Auditing Procedure

EMS Audit Report Form

4.6 Management Review  Management Review Procedure