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Projects which can be undertaken by ISO -14001 Certified bakery plants

ISO -14001  EMS ( environment management system ) are international standards for companies adhering to cut down pollution and conserve environment in and around  its premises .

The ISO -14001  envisages companies to  take continuous improvement plans with respect to environment and resources .

In an ISO audits  the  companies need to convince  auditors for commitment of the firm in implementing projects which saves /conserve  resources or reduce pollution .

Requirement for these projects  are

  • Leader
  • Members
  • Start date
  • Completion Date
  • Capital cost
  • Break up of activity
  • Measurable s
  • End results
Every Department in a company has to take projects  as mandated in ISO -14001. Be it Sales/Maintenance/Production/Purchase/Stores/Sales/HR/Accts

Few of the projects could  be

  • Energy reduction ( it could be  in  different areas such as electrical / thermal.  )
  • Water conservation through recycling / reuse/reduce
  • Spillage elimination  of ingredients / dough /oil/
  • Control of flour dust
  • Mapping routes of  distribution channels
  • Usage of solar  energy for lighting/heating
  • Low cost automation in production/packaging section
  • Energy savings in Office.
  • Small savings such as using  emails instead of paper memos
  • Issuing Po online instead  in paper
  • Getting material from ISO - 14001  certified vendors
  • Recycling packaging waste
  • Fuel efficiency through burners
  • Using natural gas instead of diesel oil
  • Heat recovery in ovens
  • CFC free refrigerants
  • Plantation in and around factory
  • Rain harvesting
  • Adopting and improving parks in neighbourhood
Several projects can be undertaken in EMS which helps companies to conserve resources and helps in sustainable growth.

Why Environment Management System (EMS) is required in bakery Industry

EMS or Environment Management System are now being implemented in almost all bakery plants . EMS or ISO 14000 is an international standard which ensure s and put guidelines for a complete environment management system in an organisation .Its based on study of all throughput and outputs of manufacturing processes along with services which has significant Impacts on the business .Documentation and audits and corrective measures are similar to ISO 9000 .The major emphasis of ISO-14000 is on environment related issues which covers all of the legal compliance's and Pollution control . Companies have to declare and display their commitment to environment and pollution control through a environment policy . ISO -14001 also enhances corporate or companies image in public .Its also required for exports to certain countries .

Major areas of bakery which are covered in ISO-14001

  • All legal compliance's about pollution other statutory licenses which covers

  • SOP for critical operations

  • Air pollution - Oven Flue gases through chimneys

  • Water pollution - Waste water treatment and discharge of treated water as per the municipality standards

  • Noise Pollution - Noise in around factory to be within permissible limits

  • Energy and water conservation objectives and plans

  • Occupational Health Hazards - Elimination of such jobs and concerns

  • Fire safety and Emergency plans

  • Waste disposal and its procedures
The best part of EMS is that it ensures that the company is committed on above mentioned issues through projects with clear cut time lines , responsibilities and budget on regular basis which are then audited for compliance's.
Numerous projects have been implemented by these companies which has resulted in cost savings and better environment in around factories . Hope that companies would come forward and implement EMS in their plants and conserve resources.

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