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Region 7 EMS Scope

ISO 14001
The requirements identified on this page are derived from the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 14001 standard for environmental management systems. Additional information on this standard can be obtained from their Website at www.iso.org/iso/home.htm Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer

Organizations develop an environmental management system (EMS) scope in order to define the boundaries of what is and is not included in the system. Typically the EMS scope will include all of the organization's activities that take place on their property; those areas that are under their direct control and where they have environmental regulatory liability. The scope may also include areas that are outside of the organization's direct control, but over which they may be able to exert some influence such as encouraging their employees to use carpooling or mass transportation systems when traveling to and from work.

The Region 7 EMS scope covers:

If you have questions about the Region 7 EMS, would like additional information, or have suggestions on how we can improve our systems, please contact the Region 7 Office of Public Affairs.


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