Vol. 1, Issue 9 (2016)
Environmental management systems health & safety
Author(s): Gurcharan Dass
Abstract: Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) includes the Occupational Health and Safety; Public Health, Safety and Well-being and Environmental Health and Safety. An EHS Management System (MS) is a management tool that defines responsibilities, and enables compliance with EHS Policy, and relevant laws and standards EHSMS provides a common framework to promote self regulation of EHS. The principles of EHSMS includes the Commitment and Policy Principle; Planning Principle; Implementation principle; Measurement and Evaluation Principle; Review and Improvement. The paper discusses the scope, objectives and structure of EHS management system in the light of the development scenario in various organizations.