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MISC 240 - Environmental Risk Assessment and Management

Code Start Date Duration Venue
MISC 240 16 July 2023 5 Days Muscat Registration Form Link
MISC 240 10 September 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
MISC 240 05 November 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
MISC 240 31 December 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
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Course Description

Learn about the best environmental technologies for a sustainable development and how they are managed in various settings around the world. This course gives participants an opportunity to learn about global trends that influence our environment and the living conditions and how different management systems and approaches that are used around the world to manage the environment. This includes current environmental technologies built for the environment and technologies for sustainable soil management, groundwater protection methods and integrated water resources management.

Course Objectives

  • Define risk in the context of environmental management
  • Identify factors that alter people’s perception of risk
  • Examine concepts such as exposure and consequence assessment and analysis models
  • Discuss the important elements of effective risk communication
  • Understand the particular challenges related to ecological risk assessment
  • Apply risk assessment concepts to specific environmental risks

Who Should Attend?

  • Health & Safety managers
  • Supervisors
  • Executives
  • Auditors
  • Anyone involved in  implement an EMS, implementation and maintenance

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • Identification of environmental aspects and impacts, risk evaluation
  • Defining an environmental policy
  • Establishing policy and setting objectives and targets
  • The principles underpinning the ISO 14001 standard
  • ISO 14001 standards for commitments to pollution prevention
  • Planning the Environmental Management System (EMS) implementation

Day 2

  • Climate and global changes 
  • Climate change process 
  • Sustainability of humans and the environments 
  • Biosphere 
  • Biogeochemical cycle and the flow of energy in the earth system 
  • Biodiversity 
  • Soil profile and processes
  • Physical resources pollutions  Physical resources pollutions  

Day 3

  • Environmental Risk Assessment (ERA)
  • Risk matrix
  • Tools for mitigating risks
  • How to mitigate risk
  • Hierarchy of controls

Day 4

  • Legal requirements/legal standards
  • Environmental Quality Standards (EQS)
  • Monitoring & reporting
  • Key performance indicators, industry performance - trends
  • Environmental monitoring & surveillance
  • Greenhouse gases estimation and reporting

Day 5

  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Stakeholder engagement: definition and business case
  • Public consultation and disclosure plan (steps and techniques)
  • Stakeholder mapping
  • Stakeholder engagement: misguiding assumptions and key success drivers