Environmental PolicyIssue: 6
Date: 26th June 2018
To ensure Camlab operates efficiently with respect to the environment and meets the requirements of ISO14001.
Camlab are manufacturers and suppliers of; laboratory equipment,water testing instrumentation and consumables. The company recognises that it can only achieve its business objectives if the operational performance of its activities, along with the products it supplies, reflects the changing environmental priorities of the legal framework and the Community it serves.
The company iscommitted to introducing and developing practicable and cost effective environmental best practise throughout the business. It is recognised that the pursuit of economic growth and a safe, healthy and hygienic environment must be closely linked and that the protection of the environment and its ecology from the company’s activities is part of the management’s responsibility. Camlab also recognises that its day to day activities impact on the environment in a number of ways (water and energy usage and general waste), it is committed to preventing environmental pollution (Noise, Smoke, Oil, Light etc.) and it is these impacts that the company wishes to minimise. The company is committed to a programme of continuous environmental improvement and will establish systems and initiatives to bring about the broad principles of this policy.
In particular Camlab will:
Meet, and where possible exceed, the requirements of all relevant environmental legislation.
Seek to reduce the consumption of materials in all operations, reuse rather than dispose wherever possible, and promote recycling and use of recycled materials.
Work with suppliers and contractors to minimise the impact of their operations on the environment through a quality purchasing policy.
Work with customers as required, to help meet their environmental objectives and provide information to assist measures to influence customer choice towards those products and services that help meet their stated targets.
Design energy efficiency into existing and new services and buildings and manage energy wisely in all operations.
Provide products that are safe to use, make efficient use of resources, and which can be recycled or disposed of safely.
Include environmental issues at relevant management meetings and train all employees to adopt and improve good environmental working practices.
Provide necessary training to raise awareness of the environment and encourage energy saving and waste minimisation.
- Monitor the company’s environmental performance through auditing on a regular basis and through the examination of data.
The Managing Director will have overall responsibility for the Environmental Management System and will communicate performance and improvements to the board.