Environmental Management Services:
Encon Associates can help you in achieve environmental best practice on site in a number of ways. This can help you:
• Minimise your environmental risk and likelihood of prosecution
• Understand and comply with your legal obligations
• Cut costs by maximising resource use
• Demonstrate compliance with BREEAM, The Code for Sustainable Homes and other similar schemes
• Win new clients who now demand environmentally responsible contractors.
We provide a bespoke service to our clients and our aim is to provide practical and useful solutions which give real benefits to our clients.
Our services include:
Environmental management systems: We can design, produce and help implement environmental management systems; these can either be project/site specific or corporate. We can design systems to comply with the requirements of specific schemes, such as BREEAM or The Code for Sustainable Homes, or with standards such as BS EN ISO14001:2004.
Tool box talks/site induction/training: Our flexible approach allows us to develop environmental awareness and training packages that suit the specific needs of a project. We can prepare and, if required, deliver training such as Tool Box Talks and site inductions based around the Environment Agency/SEPA Pollution Prevention Guidelines (PPGs) this can meet compliance towards the Construction Site Impacts credits within the management section of The Code for Sustainable Homes and BREEAM.
Audit/inspection: We can undertake independent audits of site or office activities to give assurance that legalisation, guidance or management systems are being adhered to and are effective and efficient, this can meet compliance towards the Construction Site Impacts (Monitoring) credits within the Management section of The Code for Sustainable Homes and BREEAM.
Supplier audit/evaluation: We can assist organisations undertake evaluation and/or audit of suppliers to help ensure that materials are sourced responsibly and that legal requirements are met, this can meet compliance towards the Responsible Sourcing of Materials credits within the Materials section of The Code for Sustainable Homes and BREEAM.