The protection and preservation of the environment is a fundamental concern to your company. It is important to maintain compliance with Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), State, and local environmental regulations and implement voluntary programs to minimize waste.
The Environmental Protection Procedure will provide methods for the evaluation and prevention of pollution in the workplace. It applies to all employees and departments of the company. (4 pages, 1068 words)
Environmental Protection Definitions:
Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) – A family of chemicals used in refrigerants and air conditioning and in consumer products. When released into the air, CFCs drift into the upper atmosphere where their chlorine components destroy ozone.
Waste minimization – Reduction of solid waste amounts through the use of techniques such as reusing items, minimizing the use of products that contain hazardous substances, using only what is required, etc.