Clause 8 of ISO 14001:2015 is considered one of most critical clauses. This section covers “operational planning and control” and “emergency preparedness and response”. Operational planning and control is the heart of an effective EMS plans.
Due to the fact that this requirement is crucial, it is necessary to complete any precautions to define and implement controls. Operational control will be dependent on the organization’s activities, legal obligations, and also significant operational controls. When an organization is establishing their EMS, they must construct a plan that takes total operational responsibility of its environmental aspects.