One of the main reasons that environmental management is important is to promote health and safety within the workplace. Even workplaces that are not considered dangerous have other risks associated with them, and with e... More »

An environmental management plan is a plan that indicates the details of environmental protection measures during and after the commissioning of development projects. Project planners divide the plan into conceptualizati... More »

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Labor and waste management costs are some of the internal factors affecting an environmental management system (EMS). External factors facing an EMS are legislation, environmental impact and customers. More »

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Environmental health is a subdivision of public health that deals with all of the details of both the natural and constructed environments that affect public health. Environmental health is also referred to as environmen... More »

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Pesticides, lead, contaminated water, mercury, carbon monoxide, tobacco smoke and asbestos are types of environmental hazards that pose health risks. Many people are exposed to environmental hazards at industrial work si... More »

Waste management is important because improperly stored refuse can cause health, safety and economic problems. All living organisms create waste, but humans create far more waste than other species. To prevent damaging t... More »

Environmental conservation is important for many reasons, including protecting the ozone layer, maintaining animal and human food chains, preserving potable water and making efficient use of non-renewable resources. Acco... More »