Akzo Nobel

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Kay Higby : 

Kay Higby Responsible Care Superintendent ISO Management Representative Akzo Nobel Functional Chemicals, LLC

Akzo Nobel: 

Akzo Nobel Akzo Nobel International Company, The Netherlands 1000 sites, 75 countries 68,400 employees Healthcare, coatings, chemicals LeMoyne Facility Axis, Alabama (North Mobile County) 150 employees

Akzo Nobel LeMoyne Facility: 

Akzo Nobel LeMoyne Facility First chemical facility in US to received ISO 14001 registration (3/96) First joint registration (14001 & 9002) worldwide

ISO 14000 Environmental Management: 

ISO 14000 Environmental Management ISO 14001 - Basis Achieving sound environmental performance requires organizational commitment to a systematic approach and continual improvement of its Environmental Management System

ISO 14001 Requires:: 

ISO 14001 Requires: Formal review to identify & address any possible environmental issues Documented compliance to all corporate policy Documented compliance to Responsible Care First effort to actually insure implementation of Responsible Care Principles Formal Internal audits Formal independent 3rd party audits of system Documented management system, focusing on prevention not reaction

Benefits: 

Benefits Purpose of Environmental Management System To help protect human health and the environment from the potential impacts of its activities, products or services; To assist in maintaining and improving the quality of the environment

ISO 14001 Benefits: 

ISO 14001 Benefits Management effort to meet provisions of its policy, objectives, and targets are met Understand potential impacts, eliminate per plan

ISO 14001 Benefits: 

ISO 14001 Benefits Emphasis placed on prevention rather than corrective action Always better to prevent, than clean up the damage later

ISO 14001 Benefits: 

ISO 14001 Benefits Evidence of Environmental Care and Regulatory compliance Documented systems demonstrating concern for reduction of environmental impact

ISO 14001 Benefits: 

ISO 14001 Benefits System design incorporates the process of continual improvement Not one time only

Benefits: 

Benefits Single Audit Environmental (14001) Quality (9002) Safety and Health (2000) future

Benefits: 

Benefits Ability to demonstrates due diligence Long steady application, persistent effort, attentive care to Environment

Benefits: 

Benefits Third party verification Certified verification companies to insure systems are in place, documented, and working

LeMoyne System: 

LeMoyne System ISO 14001 Systems basis: Existing site systems AOP Environmental Compliance Plan Process Safety Information Training Plan Communications Plan Emergency Action Plan

LeMoyne System: 

LeMoyne System Integrated System ISO 9002 (Quality) ISO 14001 (Environmental) Responsible Care

LeMoyne EMS Environmental Management System: 

LeMoyne EMS Environmental Management System Management Support Need for improved environmental management recognized in late 1980’s Desire to eliminate upsets/incident Reduced reportable incidents by 89% since 1990 Reduced routine hazardous waste by 88% Reduced TRI emissions by 97% since 1987 (SARA )

LeMoyne EMS Environmental Management System: 

LeMoyne EMS Environmental Management System Environmental Compliance Plan Initially issued in 1992 (?) Details the operating permits and procedures Primarily developed for operators Details the reporting procedures Includes SPCC plan

LeMoyne EMS Environmental Management System: 

LeMoyne EMS Environmental Management System Process Safety Information Detailed operating procedures Equipment information Pre-Start Up Safety Review Management of Change System Process Hazards Analysis Contractor Procedure Visitor Video

LeMoyne EMS Environmental Management System: 

LeMoyne EMS Environmental Management System Communications Plan Matrix Originally prepared for telephone operator/receptionist Details who handles various communications, with back ups Site wide communications plan documentation employees community others

LeMoyne ISO System: 

LeMoyne ISO System Aspects Reviews Team review each area for potential environmental impacts/aspects Projects developed from concerns Majority previously assigned

LeMoyne ISO System: 

LeMoyne ISO System Management Review Same as ISO 9002 Management Review Team Site AQP Steering Team Meets annually Reviews environmental progress Reviews environmental concerns

LeMoyne ISO System: 

LeMoyne ISO System Planning Integrated with ISO 9002 Site AQP (Annual Quality Plan) details sitewide plan and projects Reviews progress

LeMoyne ISO System: 

LeMoyne ISO System Policy Integrated with ISO 9002 Included in AQP Site Operating Policy Reviewed with all employees

LeMoyne ISO System: 

LeMoyne ISO System Training Integrated with ISO 9002 Existing Site Training Plan

Potential Benefits: 

Potential Benefits Assuring customers of commitment to demonstrate environmental management Maintaining good public/community relations Satisfying investor criteria and improving access to capital Obtaining insurance at a reasonable cost

Potential Benefits: 

Potential Benefits Enhancing image and market share Meeting vendor certification criteria Improving cost control Reducing incidents that result in liability Demonstrating reasonable care Ease in obtaining permits & authorizations Improve industry-government relations

Real Benefits: 

Real Benefits Improved Environmental Performance Community recognition as an Environmental Leader Introduced to CAP with special celebration CAP continues to reference Akzo Nobel as top-of-the line environmental performance

5 Years Later: 

5 Years Later All ISO systems are now site systems Streamlined, integrated not because they are ISO, but because it is the way we do things Regular communication with employees Maintain monthly meetings Topic in Wednesday meetings Performance trend continues