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EMS Operating Procedures

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An organization must often develop written procedures to provide instructions for specific activities, and to ensure they are clear to everyone involved and followed in a consistent, repeatable manner.

Region 7 has developed a number of EMS operating procedures (OPs) to instruct our employees on how to complete and maintain the various components of our EMS. These OPs, some of which are Joint EMS - Safety & Health Management Systems (SHEMS) procedures are available on the Web pages that discuss each EMS component, and are also available below. If you have questions about our EMS OPs, please contact the Region 7 Office of Public Affairs.

Region 7 EMS OPs

Significant Environmental Aspects (PDF) (10 pp, 66K About PDF)

Document Control (PDF) (12 pp, 80K About PDF)

Records Management (PDF) (5 pp, 35K About PDF)

Legal and Other Requirements (PDF) (5 pp, 34K About PDF)

Objectives, Targets and Programs (PDF) (8 pp, 45K About PDF)

EMS Awareness and Competence Training (PDF) (7 pp, 40K About PDF)

Internal and External Communication (PDF) (8 pp, 41K About PDF)

Operational Controls (PDF) (6 pp, 36K About PDF)

EMS Monitoring and Measurement (PDF) (5 pp, 39K About PDF)

Corrective and Preventive Action (PDF) (5 pp, 39K About PDF)

Internal EMS Conformance Audits (PDF) (16 pp, 105K About PDF)

Compliance Assessments (PDF) (6 pp, 36K About PDF)

Management Reviews (PDF) (9 pp, 49K About PDF)

EMS Suggestion Program (PDF) (5 pp, 40K About PDF)

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