http:///IGD 1004: OBJECTIVES, TARGETS AND PROGRAMS

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PURPOSE




We establish, maintain and document environmental, safety and occupational health objectives, targets and programs at the Depots. These objectives and targets link to the relevant functions and activities at the Depots with its "Significant Environmental Aspects" and “Safety and Occupational Health Risks.” This IGD applies to all employees and those working on behalf who are responsible for defining, assessing and updating environmental aspects, and safety and occupational health risks.




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PROCESS






2.1

Environmental, Safety and Occupational Health Policy Statement





Our Environmental, Safety and Occupational Health Policy Statement describes the commitment to excellence through proactive environmental, safety and occupational health management such as:





a)

Complying with applicable environmental laws and regulations.





b)

Continually improving performance.





c)

Promoting environmental stewardship through prevention of pollution and improving natural resources in the regions which we operate including energy, waste, and water management.





d)

Providing adequate resources to meet our ESOH commitments by integrating ESOH considerations into our business planning process, etc.





This ESOH Policy Statement also provides the framework for developing and integrating environmental objectives and targets into our planning cycle. All established environmental objectives and targets are consistent with the ESOH Policy Statement.




 


2.2

Strategic Planning





The following issues are considered when establishing and reviewing ESOH objectives:





a)

Legal and other requirements to which the organization subscribes including permit requirements.





b)

Significant environmental aspects and S&OH risks.

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c)

Technological options.





d)

Financial, operational and business requirements within all levels of the organization (i.e. Field and Headquarters).





e)

Views of interested parties, etc.





f)

Ability to be measured and provide means to promote continual improvement.





Specifically, the Environmental Staff Officer (Management's ESOH Representative) coordinates development of ESOH objectives and target. The Administrator periodically reviews the performance relative to existing objects, goals and targets.




 


2.3

Directorate of MaterialsManagement





The Directorate of Materials Management measures and monitors ESOH performance and ensures that all ESOH targets and objectives are consistent with the Environmental, Safety and Occupational Health Policy Statement .

 





2.4

Employee Performance Appraisals





Each employee receives an annual individual performance appraisal that evaluates the employee job activities. Applicable employees have a statement in their position description that includes ESOH performance.





2.5

ESOH Objectives and Targets Linked to Environmental Aspects, SOH Risks and Policy Statement





 “Environmental, Safety and Occupational Health Objectives and Targets (Table 5) keyed to Significant Environmental Aspects(Table 2) and DLA/SM ESOH Policy” aligns objectives and targets to its significant environmental aspects, safety and occupational health risks and ESOH policy. We ensure that the ESOH objectives and targets, programs keyed to environmental aspects, safety and occupational health risks, and the ESOH policy reflect the current operating conditions and are included in the review and update the document annually or as necessary. Additionally, the goals, targets and objectives will be reviewed in relationship to environmental aspects, and safety and occupational health risks annually during management meetings, at EMS audit debriefings, or as necessary.


2.6

“A written program shall be established for all objectives and targets that designates responsibilities, means, and timeframes for achieving the objectives and targets.” 



     

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EXAMPLES OF ESOHMS SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION REFERENCES





The references listed below are not intended to be all inclusive but rather to provide examples of typical documentation and records, illustrative of the ESOHMS and are not necessarily controlled by this ESOHMS Manual.


3.1

Current FY Environmental, Safety and Occupational Health Plan       

3.2

Table 5, Environmental, Safety and Health Objectives and Targets

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