Introduction to Environmental Legislation

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Environmental Legislation Training

Definition of the Environment
• Legal Definition
• Practical Definition

Pollution Prevention
• How pollution occurs (source, pathway, target)

Introduction to environmental legislation
• Sources of Law
• European Union Law
• Structure of legislation in the UK

Environmental Regulators
• Scottish Environmental Protection Agency
• Local Authorities
• Scottish Natural Heritage
• Local Water Companies

Introduction to Legislation
Waste topics to include
• Duty of care for waste- theory
• Non hazardous waste chain of custody regimes
• Hazardous waste chain of custody regimes

Water topics to include
• Water pollution legislation
• Oil storage legislation
• Trade Effluent and how it is regulated
• Pollution Prevention Guidelines
• Spill Response overview

Air topics to include
• Climate Change
• Control of Ozone Depleting Substances
• Control of F-gas
• Local air pollution

Protected sites, plants and animals

 

Statutory Nuisance
• Definition for Statutory Nuisance

Environmental Management System (ISO14001) Ensuring Compliance with EMS
• Legal and other Requirements
• Legal Compliance Auditing

Duration: 1 Day

Cost: £225 + VAT

*Environmental Legislation training Inverness, Aberdeen, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Dunfermline and other sites throughout the UK inlcuding onsite company courses are available

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