Stepping up to ISO 14000
Integrating Environmental Quality With ISO 9000 and TQMBook - 1996
The newest ISO standards, announced in mid-1996, require environmentally-friendly practices in every aspect of a manufacturing business -- from factory design and raw material acquisition to the production, packaging, distribution, and ultimate disposal of the product. This is a comprehensive (and comprehensible) overview and implementation guide to the standards. It's also the only one to show you how these standards match current ISO 9000 efforts and other companywide programs for Total Quality Management (TQM).
Stepping Up to ISO 14000 gives you clear, easy-to-follow step-by-step procedures that will help your company meet the ISO 14000 challenge:Structures a framework for integrating total quality management (TQM) with the environmental management system (EMS). Contains extensive guidelines, roadmaps, and checklists for implementation and certification to both ISO 14000 and ISO 9000. Discusses in depth the quality manual: fundamentals, preparation, format, and structure. Thoroughly covers environmental quality auditing standards, and develops an internal audit system and quality audit framework. Details ISO 14000 audit procedures.