3.4 Environmental Controls

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This video shows you how to use the Environmental Controls Module within isCompliant.
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The Environmental Control record details the businesses potential environmental impacts and the mitigation measures that need be taken.

3.4.1       Creating an Environmental Control record

  • Open the Environmental Controls module.
  • Click the New button in the bottom right hand corner.
  • If you have chosen to manually insert codes to this module, you will need to insert a unique reference Code for the record. See Section 2.3.4 on Coding Rules for more information.
  • Enter the Control Name.
  • Where necessary, you can type the Area of Business it relates to, and select the Type and Level of Impact of the environmental control.
  • Click Save.

3.4.2       Adding detail to an Environmental Control

Once you have created the record, you can add further detail in the following tabs to create the Environmental Control.

Control Details: As explained in Section 3.4.1, you can add the key details of the environmental control here. You can also change the status of the assessment to Active or Inactive.

Categorisation: Select the name of the employee responsible for assessing the plan by clicking on the grey box next to Assessed By and selecting from the drop down list. Select a Site that the control is linked to. Insert an Assessment Date and the Review Due Date; it is recommended that you review your Environmental Controls once annually.

Potential Impacts: Type a number and the Impact Details into the green boxes, and click Save. A green row will appear underneath your saved impact for you to add another.

Mitigations: Type a number and the Mitigation Details into the green boxes. If the mitigation measure is acceptable in reducing the impact, check the box. Click Save. A green row will appear underneath your saved mitigation for you to add another.

Actions: You can create an Action relating to the Emergency Plan by following the steps set out in Section 3.6.2.

3.4.3       Editing or Deleting an Environmental Control

You can edit an environmental control by opening the Environmental Controls module and clicking the corresponding Edit button. If you have permission to edit within this module, you will be able to navigate the tabs as above and make any necessary changes.

To delete an environmental control, open the record and click the orange Delete button at the bottom right of the screen. Remember, you can make the environmental control inactive if you may need to use it in the future; go to the Plan Details tab and change the Status.

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