Environment Management-1


SKU: AMSEQ-082 Category:

Assignment – A

Question 1. What is the need to regularize biomedical wasters? Give examples from Hospitals you are familiar with.

Question 2. What are disposal strategies for various categories of Solid Wastes? What are the principles of Sustainable Development? List 3 of them.

Question 3. What are the benefits of ISO 14000?

Question 4. What is EMS? Briefly explaining the 17 step process of getting ISO 14001 Certification.

Question 5. What is the role and importance of communication process between the regulatory agencies and the users of environmental resources?

Assignment – B

Question 1. What is role of Environmental Laws and agencies in Environmental control?

Question 2. Write short notes on Vermiculture, Hydroclaving, Land Filling and Incineration.

Case Study

You are incharge of a major chemical plant manufacturing paints. At present the general awareness about the mandatory requirements for chemical industry is very low. Even if the compliance record is maintained, it is not disclosed to all employees, and nobody talks about it.

Recently, there was a seminar in the company. Many experts from Industry associations like Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) conducted the seminar. The dangers of non compliance, ISO 14001 EMS certification, and Trade sanctions that are likely to increase were discussed. Even the senior level managers were involved and a lot of serious discussions took place. After a span of one month, you received a call from the senior manager. The top management wants you to find out more about the ISO certification. As a first step, the management wants you with the help of other employees to list the critical aspects that have potential environmental impact.

You feel that you have some vague ideas about air pollution in paint industry and water pollution due to paint manufacture. You also recall the newspaper item on internationalization of paint manufacturing practices.


Question 1. What are the activities that are critical to the company’s environmental management certification?

Question 2. List the activities that have potential environment al impact in a paint industry.

Question 3. List the legal requirements and discuss.

Question 4. Is there a trade related issue involved?

Question 5. Explain how your company can prepare itself towards certification.

Assignment – C

1. United Nation Conference on Human Environment on 16th June 1972 was adopted in:
(a) Stockholm Conference
(b) Paris Conference
(c) Rome Conference
(d) Spain Conference

2. Organizations are shifting to NON-CFC based chillers as per:
(a) Montreal protocol
(b) Delhi protocol
(c) MEF
(d) MOST

3. Auto claving is:
(a) Water sterilization
(b) Stem sterilization
(c) Soil control method
(d) Water pollution method

4. Hydroclaving is:
(a) Expansion of autoclaving
(b) Expansion of vermiculture
(c) Expansion of onsite water treatment
(d) None of these

5. ISO 14020 discusses:
(a) EA
(b) EL
(c) EMS
(d) EIA

6. Companies get certified against:
(a) ISO 14001
(b) ISO 14004
(c) ISO 14020
(d) All of these

7. Management review is discussed in clause:
(a) 4.1
(b) 4.6
(c) 4.2
(d) 4.4

8. Emergency preparedness and response pertains to clause:
(a) 4.3.7
(b) 4.4.2
(c) 4.2
(d) 4.0

9. Legal aspects of ISO talked in clause:
(a) 4.2
(b) 4.4
(c) 4.3.2
(d) 4.3

10. Communication is referred in:
(a) 4.3
(b) 4.3.3
(c) 4.2
(d) 4.1

11. ISO 14010 discusses:
(a) EMS
(b) Auditing
(c) Labelling
(d) Auditors qualification

12. ISO 14060 refers to:
(a) Terms and conditions
(b) Glossary
(c) Auditing
(d) EMS

13. ISO 14020 refers to:
(a) EIA
(b) EL
(c) EMS
(d) Ethics

14. ISO 14031 refers to:
(a) EIA
(b) EL
(c) EMS
(d) Ethics

15. ISO 14004 refers to:
(a) ISO 9000
(b) ISO 14001
(c) ISO 14002

(d) ISO 14030

16. SC3 refers to:
(a) Labelling
(b) EIA
(c) EMS
(d) EPE

17. CFC is:
(a) Ozone depleting substance
(b) Ozone hole
(c) Ozone effect
(d) Green house gas

18. Carbon dioxide is:
(a) Green house gas
(b) Gobar gas
(c) Laughing gas
(d) Emission gas

19. HCFC is substitute to:
(a) Co2
(b) CFC
(d) No2

20. SC5 refers to:
(b) EA
(c) EPE
(d) EL

21. What is the role of Kyoto Protocol:
(a) CFC Control
(b) OZONE Layer Control
(c) Treaty with Africa on Environment Control
(d) LCA

22. Nutrient Cycling is an example of:
(a) Tangible resource
(b) Non tangible resource
(c) Aesthetic resource
(d) Renewable resource

23. EPA came in:
(a) 1986
(b) 1987

(c) 1998
(d) None of the above

24. Sustainable Development means:
(a) Equity
(b) Reliance on resources
(c) Avoid depletion of resources
(d) All of these
(e) None of these

25. Following creates Ozone hole:
(a) CFC 11
(b) CFC 12
(c) CFC 113
(d) All of these
(e) None of these

26. Ozone layer Depletion is due to:
(a) CFCCFC 113
(b) CFC 12
(d) a, b & c only

27. SC3 Focuses environmental labeling:
(a) Env labeling
(b) Env audits
(c) Qms
(d) ISO 14020

28. Document control clause of ISO is referred in:
(a) 4.4.4
(b) 4.5
(c) 4.3
(d) None of these

29. Training, Awareness and Competence Clause of ISO is referred in:
(a) 4.6
(b) 4.5
(c) 4.4
(d) None of the above

30. Quality Records are discussed in clause:
(a) 4.5.3
(b) 4.5
(c) 4.9
(d) None of the above

31. Clause 4.5 of ISO refers to:
(a) Auditing
(b) Planning
(c) Estimating
(d) Controlling

32. 4.3.3 of ISO refers to:
(a) Objective and Targets
(b) Plans and Policies
(c) Trade and Commerce
(d) None of these

33. Environmental policy is discussed in clause:
(a) 4.2
(b) 4.3
(c) 4.0
(d) 4.1

34. ISO 14025 refers to:
(a) Environmental labeling
(b) Environmental engineering
(c) Auditing
(d) QMS

35. ISO 14050 refers to:
(a) Glossary
(b) Terms and conditions
(c) Labeling
(d) Pollution

36. SC4 Focuses on:
(a) EMS
(b) LCA
(c) MMS
(d) EA

37. LCA has:
(a) Four standards
(b) Two standards
(c) Three standards
(d) No standards

38. Clause4.5 of ISO discusses:
(a) Training
(b) Audits
(c) Process
(d) ENS

39. Vermiculture means culture of worms:
(a) Using worms for soil enrichment
(b) Using venoms for sericulture
(c) Using worms for creating environment culture
(d) All of these

40. 3Rs of waste management are:
(a) Reduce
(b) Recycle
(c) Rework
(d) All of the these
(e) None of these


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