ADVANCED CONCEPTS ENTERPRISES, Inc.
ACEs is committed to protecting the environment and preventing pollution in all of our activities in accordance with customer and legal requirements. Our goal is to educate employees and others who work on behalf of ACEs about the importance of protecting the environment and supporting our customer’s environmental programs. We are also implementing internal programs to establish and meet environmental objectives and targets.
Impact. For each environmental aspect, the corresponding actual or potential environmental impact(s) has been identified. Example environmental impacts include but are not limited to:
a) impact to, or improvements to air/water/land/groundwater quality (pollution),
b) reduction or conservation of natural resources (resources),
c) depletion of, or conservation of landfill space (waste), and
d) recycled material (recycling).
Each environmental aspect and associated environmental impact(s) have been evaluated to determine those which have or can have significant impacts on the environment.
Training. All ACEs personnel meet competency requirements based on appropriate education, training and/or experience to ensure:
a) awareness of the importance of conformity with ACEs’ environmental policy, procedures, and the EMS,
b) awareness of ACEs’ or the customers' significant environmental impacts, actual or potential, and the benefits of improved personal performance,
c) awareness of their roles and responsibilities in achieving conformity with the requirements of the EMS, and
d) awareness of specified operating procedures and the potential consequences of departure from those procedures.
Training requirements for contract tasks, to include any required environmental training or expertise, are specified in the Performance Work Statement/Statement of Work and are tracked and verified using contract specific Quality Control Plans (QCPs).
Evaluation. Evaluation of compliance to all requirements is accomplished using internal assessments, including during any internal environmental audits. The goal of these periodic evaluations is to identify to any legal or other requirements and the extent to which they are being fulfilled.