Environmental management - AM240001
Title: Environmental management
Guaranteed by: Department of Environmental Chemistry (240)
Actual: from 2021
Semester: winter
Points: winter s.:4
E-Credits: winter s.:4
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:2/1 C+Ex [hours/week]
Capacity: unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Level:  
For type:  
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: McGachy Lenka Ing. Ph.D.
Interchangeability : N240001
Examination dates   
Annotation -
Last update: McGachy Lenka Ing. Ph.D. (14.01.2021)
The aim of the course is to understand the obligations of companies in the field of environmental management and their practical fulfilment. The lectures are structured according to individual fields (air protection, water management, waste management and packaging, chemical substances and prevention of major accidents, environmental impact assessment, labor hygiene, etc.). The course introduces environmental law and practices and legal register development process. Within each field, the obligations arising from the legislation, demonstrations of the management of mandatory operating records and reporting are discussed. The course also includes the presentation of economic instruments used in the field of environmental protection and issues of the concept of sustainable development.
Aim of the course -
Last update: Kubová Petra Ing. (21.12.2020)

Students will gain knowledge in the following areas:

• Environmental law and practice. ISO 14001 and Environmental Management Systems.

• Approaches in Implementing and Enforcing Environmental Policy and Law and Documentation.

• Economic instruments used in the field of environmental protection and issues of the concept of sustainable development.

Literature -
Last update: McGachy Lenka Ing. Ph.D. (14.01.2021)

Vasel-Be-Hagh, A., & Ting, D.S.K. (Eds.). (2020). Environmental Management of Air, Water, Agriculture, and Energy (1st ed.). CRC Press. https://doi.org/10.1201/9780429196607

Learning resources -
Last update: McGachy Lenka Ing. Ph.D. (14.01.2021)

Cenia database: http://www1.cenia.cz/www/

http://www.vscht.cz/uchop

https://e-learning.vscht.cz/

Syllabus -
Last update: Kubová Petra Ing. (21.12.2020)

1) Introduction, Environmental Law and Practice - Management of chemical substances and preparations in the workplace - Act 258/2000 Coll., REACH Regulation, CLP, Chemical Law. Overview of

the Basic Management System Standards.

2) Prevention of major accidents.

3) Workplace environment issues.

4) Utilisation and protection of water.

5) Air protection.

6) Waste management and packaging issues.

7) Integrated prevention, IRZ, ISPOP, EIA.

8) Ecological damage.

9) Environmental Management (EMS, EMAS) and Occupational Safety and Health Management Systems (OHSAS 18 001).

10) Nature, the environment and its protection within the economy; relationship of economy and ecology, basic points of reference and concepts.

11) Economic impact of environmental degradation. Costs and Cost Functions. Tools for solving environmental degradation problems.

12) Sustainable Development, Raw Materials Policy.

13) Legal Register Development Process, sample documentation.

14) Information databases and systems in the environmental protection and map portals, GIS.

Registration requirements -
Last update: Kubová Petra Ing. (21.12.2020)

None

Course completion requirements -
Last update: Kubová Petra Ing. (21.12.2020)

Exam test. Project report and its presentation.