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BSBSUS401 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices Student’s Workbook
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BSBSUS401 - Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices Contents Application of the Unit: ................................................................................................................................... 8 Pre requisite Units: .......................................................................................................................................... 8 Co requisite Units: ........................................................................................................................................... 8 Introduction ..................................................................................................................................................... 8 This Learning Guide covers: ............................................................................................................................ 8 Learning Program ........................................................................................................................................... 8 Additional Learning Support ........................................................................................................................... 9 Facilitation ....................................................................................................................................................... 9 Flexible Learning ........................................................................................................................................... 10 Space ............................................................................................................................................................. 10 Study Resources ............................................................................................................................................ 10 Time ............................................................................................................................................................... 11 Study Strategies ............................................................................................................................................ 11 Using this learning guide: ............................................................................................................................. 11 THE ICON KEY ............................................................................................................................................. 12 How to get the most out of your learning guide ........................................................................................... 13 Additional research, reading and note taking .............................................................................................. 13 PERFORMANCE EVIDENCE ........................................................................................................................... 14 ELEMENTS AND PERFORMANCE CRITERIA ................................................................................................... 15 FOUNDATION SKILLS ................................................................................................................................... 17 KNOWLEDGE EVIDENCE .............................................................................................................................. 19 ASSESSMENT CONDITIONS .......................................................................................................................... 20 1. INVESTIGATE CURRENT PRACTICES IN RELATION TO RESOURCE USAGE .................................................... 21 Overview ....................................................................................................................................................... 21 Definition of sustainability ............................................................................................................................ 21 Triple Bottom Line (TBL) ........................................................................................................................................... 22 Figure 1: Triple bottom line ........................................................................................................................... 22 1.1 I DENTIFY ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATIONS APPLYING TO THE ENTERPRISE ............................................................. 23 Legal regulations ........................................................................................................................................... 23 What is national environment law? .............................................................................................................. 23 Self-Regulation .............................................................................................................................................. 24 Industry Associations .................................................................................................................................... 24 Learning Assessment 1 .................................................................................................................................. 25 1.2 A NALYSE PROCEDURES FOR ASSESSING COMPLIANCE WITH ENVIRONMENTAL / SUSTAINABILITY REGULATIONS .............. 26 Make your business environmentally friendly ............................................................................................... 26 Assess your impact ................................................................................................................................................... 26 Get everyone involved .............................................................................................................................................. 27 Make green purchasing decisions ............................................................................................................................. 27 Spread the word ....................................................................................................................................................... 27 Learning Assessment 2 .................................................................................................................................. 28 3 Imp lem ent and mo nito r env iron me ntal ly sus tain abl e wor k pra ctic es BSBSUS401
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BSBSUS401 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices 1.3 C OLLECT INFORMATION ON ENVIRONMENTAL AND RESOURCE EFFICIENCY SYSTEMS AND PROCEDURES , AND PROVIDE TO THE WORK GROUP WHERE APPROPRIATE ................................................................................................................. 29 Environmental Management Systems (EMS) ................................................................................................ 29 Figure 2: Environmental Management System ............................................................................................. 29 ....................................................................................................................................................................... 29 Environmental Audits .................................................................................................................................... 30 Having your Environmental Management System accredited ...................................................................... 30 The waste management hierarchy ............................................................................................................... 30 Figure 3: The waste management hierarchy ................................................................................................ 31 ........................................................................................................................................................................ 31 Reduce ..................................................................................................................................................................... 31 Reuse ........................................................................................................................................................................ 31 Recycle ..................................................................................................................................................................... 31 Recover .................................................................................................................................................................... 31 Dispose ..................................................................................................................................................................... 31 Reducing risks and increasing opportunities ................................................................................................. 32 Environmental and resource efficiency plans may also include: ................................................................... 32 1.4 C OLLECT , ANALYSE AND ORGANISE INFORMATION FROM A RANGE OF SOURCES TO PROVIDE INFORMATION / ADVICE AND TOOLS / RESOURCES FOR IMPROVEMENT OPPORTUNITIES ........................................................................................ 33 The right sources ........................................................................................................................................... 33 Sources of information .................................................................................................................................. 33 Documenting and reporting information ...................................................................................................... 33 Setting targets for improvements ................................................................................................................. 33 Determining best practice ............................................................................................................................. 34 1.5 M EASURE AND DOCUMENT CURRENT RESOURCE USAGE OF MEMBERS OF THE WORK GROUP ................................. 35 Resource Usage ............................................................................................................................................. 35 Energy ...................................................................................................................................................................... 35 Waste ....................................................................................................................................................................... 35 Water usage ............................................................................................................................................................. 36 Materials .................................................................................................................................................................. 36 1.6 A NALYSE AND DOCUMENT CURRENT PURCHASING STRATEGIES .......................................................................... 37 Purchasing ..................................................................................................................................................... 37 Supply chain programs .................................................................................................................................. 37 Map your supply chain ............................................................................................................................................. 38 Communicate expectations ...................................................................................................................................... 38 Baseline supplier performance ................................................................................................................................. 38 Develop training and capacity building programs ..................................................................................................... 38 Drive performance improvement ............................................................................................................................. 39 Join industry collaboration ....................................................................................................................................... 39 1.7 A NALYSE CURRENT WORK PROCESSES TO ACCESS INFORMATION AND DATA TO ASSIST IN IDENTIFYING AREAS FOR IMPROVEMENT .................................................................................................................................................... 40
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