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Environment Management for Power Plants



You will learn about the Best Worldwide Practices in Power Plant Environmental Technology and Management. Step-by-Step Setting Up a Power Plant Quality Assured Good Environmental Management System.

Course Objectives:

At the end of this course, the participants will be able to:

  • Understand the business benefits of sound environmental management
  • Appreciate the environmental management systems
  • Know how legislation and international conventions affect businesses
  • Become knowledgeable of environmental terms
  • Understand the process of waste minimization
  • Explore the types of emergencies that have effects on the environment
  • Plan an environmental management program

Targeted Audience:

Those new to the field take away a good multi-discipline understanding of the issues involved in their work. It helps them in becoming productive quickly and in building a knowledge framework that will help them identify, understand, classify, and remember the job learning and experiences.

Implementation Teams: This program can be used to train implementation teams - when a new project or initiative is being started in your organization; when a new strategic focus is being initiated; just prior to a consultant being hired to advise the organization.

Course Outlines:

Unit 1: Environmental Context:

  • How humans interact with the environment?
  • Definitions: ‘climate change’, ‘air’, ‘water and land pollution’, ‘biodiversity’ and ‘depletion of natural resources’
  • The costs of environmental pollution
  • The hydrological cycle and the carbon cycle
  • Resource Consumption
  • Waste minimization

Unit 2: Environmental Legislation & Management:

  • Key aspects and requirements of UK legislation
  • Environmental Protection Act, IPPC, PPC
  • European directives and national legislation impact on commercial activities
  • Common Management Systems
  • Environmental Management Systems
  • EMAS, ISO 14001

Unit 3: Environmental Aspects & Policy:

  • Identify how an organization’s activities can affect the environment
  • Identify and describe an organization’s environmental aspects
  • Evaluate the significance of environmental effects to prioritize an organization’s environmental activities indirect aspects that might influence supplier performance
  • How to write an environmental policy?
  • Appropriate techniques to disseminate the policy

Unit 4: Environmental Management Techniques & Training:

  • Practical environmental management techniques in waste minimization
  • Prioritize actions needed to improve performance
  • Changing work activities to improve environmental performance
  • Benefits of environmental awareness and management education
  • Factors to be considered in the development and content of the training program
  • The necessity for feedback and evaluation

Unit 5: Environmental Auditing, Reporting, and Emergency Plans:

  • Undertake an internal audit to an agreed specification and make recommendations
  • Producing an environmental report adopting good practice features
  • Types of emergency that might have an impact on the environment
  • How prior preparation and provision of training and resources can mitigate any effects?

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