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Environmental Management Strategies, 1st edition

  • Gabriele Crognale

Published by Pearson (January 27th 1999) - Copyright © 1999

1st edition

Environmental Management Strategies

ISBN-13: 9780137398898

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A mosaic of expert experiences.

Specialists from throughout the field have contributed their first-hand accounts and actual case studies to give a balanced overview of how environmental management issues affect everyone in an organization. From senior EH&S managers to chemical engineers to academics and consultants, these authors share their actual experiences to offer you a roadmap for successful planning. Moving away from a regulations-driven viewpoint, Environmental Management Strategies: The 21st Century Perspective takes a proactive view that integrates environmental issues into the fabric of the organization at every level. Special issues includes looking more closely at:

  • Federal regulations from OSHA, SEC, and EPA
  • Meeting ISO 14001
  • Assessing the value of EH&S as a management tool
  • Progressive environmental stewardship and effective communications
  • Risk management
  • EH&S software and other resources
  • Future trends in environmental management

For anyone concerned with EH&S issues, Environmental Management Strategies: The 21st Century Perspective provides a look at how to integrate them throughout your organization.

Table of contents

(NOTE: Most chapters begin with an Introduction.)


1. Environmental Management at a Crossroads: Time for a Radical Breakthrough.

Environmental Management: The Present. Environmental Audits: Effective Management Tools. Pollution Prevention: A Goal Worth Considering. Design for the Environment (DfE): Out-of-the-Box Thinking. Software: A Role Player in EH&S/EMS Management. ISO 14000 Champions a New Era for Environmental Management. What This Signals for the Maturing Field of Environmental Management. What’s on the Horizon for Regulated Organizations, and Where Might We Be Going? What Should We Look For? What Additional Benefits Can We Achieve? A Look Forward.
2. The USEPA’s Enforcement Strategy: The Evolution of Environmental Enforcement.

EPA Enforcement at a Glance: An Overview.

Some of the Enforcement Tools Used by EPA. EPA’s Evolving Compliance and Enforcement.

EPA’s Four-Year Plan. EPA’s Five-Year Plan. EPA’s FY 1997 Enforcement and Compliance Assurance Priorities. Additional EPA FY 1997 Compliance Assurance Priorities. EPA at a Crossroads.

The 33/50 Program. The Environmental Leadership Program. The Common Sense Initiative. Project XL.

Tracking EPA’s Reinvention Efforts: Are We There Yet?

GAO Reports. U.S. Chamber of Commerce Survey on U.S. Businesses. EPA’s Two-Year Anniversary Report.

Additional EPA Considerations. Industry Participation in Developing Science and Regulation: The Case of Endoctrine Disrupters. A Closing Thought: Are We There Yet?
3. OSHA Safety and Health Management Responsibilities.

Introduction. Regulatory Background. OSHA Regulatory Requirements. OSHA Standards Promulgation. Advisory Committees. NIOSH Recommendations. Standards Adoption. Emergency Temporary Standards. Standard Promulgation Summary. Injury and Illness Records. Recordkeeping Forms. Other Recordkeeping Requirements. Posting Requirements. Workplace Inspection. Inspection Priorities. Imminent Danger. Catastrophes and Fatal Accidents. Employee Complaints. Programed Inspections. Follow-up Inspections. Inspection Process. Opening Conference. Walk-Around Inspection. Closing Conference. Safety and Health Programs. Respiratory Protection: Need for Respirators. Engineering Controls. Written Standard Operating Procedures. Program Evaluation. Selection of Respirators. Training. Fit Testing. Inspection. Cleaning. Storage. Medical Examinations. Work Area Monitoring and Assessment. Summary. Occupational Noise Exposure. Noise Monitoring. Employee Training. Hearing Protection. General Personal Protective Equipment. OSHA PPE Regulations. Head Protection. Eye/Face Protection. Foot Protection. Hand Protection. Body Protection. Hazard Communication. Material Safety Data Sheets. Training and Information. Container Labeling. Hazardous Materials List. Emergency Preparedness and Response. Evacuation Plans. Hazardous Material Emergency Response Plans. Electrical Safety. Lockout/Tagout. Program Requirements. Employee Training. Machine Guarding. Point of Operation. Power Transmission Apparatus. Confined Spaces. Confined Space Program. Training. Summary.
4. An overview of SEC Environmental Requirements for Publicly-held Companies.

The SEC Environmental Reporting

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