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Title:         Environmental Aspects and Impacts Register

Ref:           EA&I
Issue:         6                                 Sheet:     1 of 11
Issued By:     Carl Wannop                       Date:      28/03/08
Approved by:   Corporate Planning Team Leader    Date:      28/03/08
Register of Environmental Impacts

For clarification Environmental Aspects and Environmental Impacts can be defined as follows:

Environmental Aspect:        Element of an organisations activities, products or services that can interact with
                             the environment.

Environmental Impact:        Any change to the environment, whether adverse or beneficial, wholly or partially
                             resulting from the organisations activities, products or services.

       TABLE 1

         Environment                                    Detail of the             Key legal & other
                           Abbreviation
           Impact                                Environmental Impact               requirements
          Statutory              SN            Emissions of smoke, steam,     Policy
          Nuisance                             dust, or odours and noise,     CCW Env.Policy
                                               accumulations etc –
             Noise                             nuisance and can prejudice     Key Legislation
                                               health                         EPA 90
                                                                              COPA 74
                                                                              NSNA 93
                                                                              RTA 88
                                                                              RT Regs 97
         Air Pollution           AP            Air pollution - greenhouse     Policy
                                               gas emissions causing          CCW Env.Policy
                                               climate change;
                                               ozone impacting air            Key Legislation
                                               emissions causing ozone        CAA 93
                                               depletion;                     COPA 74
                                               toxic air emissions.           EA 95
                                                                              EPA 90
                                                                              EPCSDO Regs 96
                                                                              RTA 88
                                                                              RTR 97
      Contamination of           CL            Land affected by               Policy
           Land                                contamination (chemical,       CCW Env.Policy
                                               biological, radioactive)
                                                                              Key Legislation
                                                                              EA 95
                                                                              EPA 90
                                                                              TCPA 90
                                                                              WRA 91




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Controlled Waste   CW   Solid waste to landfill –      Policy
                        leads to loss of amenity;      CCW Env.Policy
                        visual impact; odour;
                        depletion of natural           Key Legislation
                        resources (indirectly);        EA 95
                        impact on local community;     EPA 90
                        indirect impacts –water/ air
                        etc.

Hazardous Waste    HW   Disposal of hazardous waste Policy
                        – emissions to air and      CCW Env.Policy
   Hazardous            possible releases to land.
   Materials                                        Key Legislation
                                                    CA Regs 90/2
                                                    EPA 90
                                                    HWR 05
                                                    COSHH 94
                                                    AWR 06
                                                    WEEE 07
   Resource        RD   Depletion of natural        Policy
   Depletion            resources and raw materials CCW Env.Policy
                        (includes water)




Water Pollution    WP   Emission of water polluting    Policy
                        chemicals/ substances are      CCW Env.Policy
                        causative agents of
                        biological damage; local       Key Legislation
                        water quality is impacted as   APW 99
                        well as the possibility of     EA 95
                        prejudicing health             EPA 90
                                                       GWR 98
                                                       WR 99
                                                       WRA 91
                                                       AWR 06




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  Legislation - abbreviations


    Abbreviation                                Full Title

Policies
CCW ENV.POLICY           CCW Environmental Policy

Legislation
APW 99                   Anti-Pollution Works Regulations 1999
AWR 06                   Agricultural Waste Regulations 2006
BR 00                    Buildings Regulations 2000
                         Control of Asbestos at work Regulations 1992
CAR 90/2
                         The Control of Asbestos in the Air Regulations 1990
CAA 93                   Clean Air Act 1993
COPA 74                  Control of Pollution Act 1974
COSHH 94                 Control of Substance Harmful to Health Regulations 1994
CROW Act 00              Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000
EA 95                    Environment Act 1995
EPA 90                   Environmental Protection Act 1990 (Duty of Care)
                         Environmental Protection (Controls on Substances that
EPCSDOR 96
                         Deplete the Ozone layer) Regulations 1996
GWR 98                   Ground Water Regulations 1998
HABITAT 94/00            Conservation (Natural Habitats, &c.) Regulations 1994
                         Health and Safety at Work 1974 & management of Health
H&S 74/92
                         & Safety at Work 1992
HWR 05                   Hazardous Waste Regulations 2005
LDA 91                   Land Drainage Act 1991
NSNA 93                  Noise and Statutory Nuisance Act 1993
                         Road Traffic (Vehicle Emissions) (Fixed Penalty)
RTR 97
                         Regulations 1997
RTA 88                   Road Traffic Act 1988
TCPA 90                  Town and Country Planning Act 1990
WR 99                    The Water Regulations 1999
WCA 81                   Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981
WEEE 07                  Waste Electrical & Electronic Equipment Regulations 2007
WIA 91                   Water Industry Act 1991
WML 94                   Waste Management Licences 1994
WRA 91                   Water Resources Act 1991




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                                                                                                                                                       RISK
                                                                               CONDITION                              CONTROL     SIGNIFICANCE                     CURRENT CONTROLS
                                 ENVIRONMENTAL ENVIRONMENTAL                                              LEGAL                                       RATING
GROUP   REF.     ACTIVITY                                                                                                OR
                                     ASPECT        IMPACT                                               R’QMENTS
                                                                                                                     INFLUENCE
                                                                      Normal    Abnormal   Emergency                             Policy Legal Other


                                                                                                        EPA 1990                                                        Cleaning contract
                                Use of chemicals and                                                     (Part II)
             Office Cleaning by
ACCOM   AI01                      cleaning agents;       WP; RD; HW                                    WRA 1991         C                              A3         Contractors own env policy
                 contractors
                                Resource use - water                                                    COSHH 94                             
                                                                                                                                                                     Contractors Procedure



                                                                                                        EPA 1990
                                                                                                         (Part II)                                                      Cleaning contract
                Buildings     Controlled & Hazardous
                                                                                                        COSHH 94
ACCOM   AI02 maintenance work    waste disposal &           CW                                                        C                              A3         Contractors own env policy
              by contractors          recycle                                                            WML 94                              
                                                                                                         HWR 05                                                      Contractors procedure




                                     CO2 emissions                                                        CCW                                                       None - leased building all
                                    Due to inefficient                                                 ENV.POLICY                                                       accommodation
ACCOM   AI03 Buildings Heating
                                   insulation, heating
                                                           RD; AP                                                      I                              A4
                                    systems & layout
                                                                                                         COPA 74                                              CCW accommodation strategy
                                                                                                         CAA 93


                                                                                                                                                                 CCW accommodation strategy

                                    CO2 emissions                                                                                                                  CCW maintenance checks
                                 Electricity - Bulbs;                                                     CCW
ACCOM   AI04 Buildings Lighting                             RD                                                         C/ I                            A3
                                                                                                                                             
                                  fluorescent tubes;                                                   ENV.POLICY                                              CCW awareness raising training and
                                energy efficient bulbs                                                                                                                   materials

                                                                                                                                                                       Monitoring records
                                                                                                                                                                 CCW accommodation strategy

                                                                                                                                                                   CCW maintenance checks
                                                                                                          CCW
ACCOM   AI05   Buildings Water   Resource Use - Water       RD                                                         C                              A4
                                                                                                                                             
                                                                                                       ENV.POLICY                                              CCW awareness raising training and
                                                                                                                                                                         materials

                                                                                                                                                                       Monitoring records

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                                                                             EPA 1990
                                  Washing up liquid;
                                                                              (Part II)
                 Buildings       soaps; air fresheners;                                                                    CCW awareness raising training and
ACCOM    AI06                                             WP; RD; HW        WRA 1991     C/ I                       A3
                                                                                                           
                Chemical Use     screen cleaners; white                                                                              materials
                                     board cleaners                          COSHH 94


                                                                                                                                  Contractors Procedure
                Maintenance of                                               EPA 1990
                                  Vegetation cutting                                                                       CCW awareness raising training and
                   Grounds                                HW; CW; CL;
GROUND   AI07                     Use of herbicides                          (Part II)   C/ I                       B2              materials
                                                                                                           
                  (Increase                                RD(+ve)
                                  Land management                            TCPA 90
                 Biodiversity)
                                                                                                                                  Biodiversity reviews




                                                                                                                           CCW Sustainability Code of Conduct
                                                                               CCW
OFFICE   AI08     Paper Use       Resource depletion        RD; HW                        C                         B4           Operations Handbook
                                                                            ENV.POLICY                     
                                                                                                                                     IM procedures


                                                                                                                                    General Training

                                   Paper reused, and                         EPA 1990                                         Awareness Raising materials
                                       recycled
                 Paper Waste                                                  (Part II)
OFFICE   AI09                                             RD(+ve); CW                     C                         B1     Greening Bulletins and newsletters
                 Management
                                   Small amount to                             CCW                         
                                      Landfill                              ENV.POLICY                                          Greening Representatives

                                                                                                                                   Monitoring records
                                                                                                                                    General Training

                                                                             EPA 1990                                         Awareness Raising materials
                                     Glass, Plastic
                 Office Waste        Composting                               (Part II)
OFFICE   AI10                                             RD(+ve); CW                     C                         C1     Greening Bulletins and newsletters
                 Management              Cans
                                      Cardboard
                                                                               CCW                         
                                                                            ENV.POLICY                                          Greening Representatives

                                                                                                                                   Monitoring records




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                                                                                    EPA 1990
                                                                                                                                    Waste Management Procedure
                 Generation of        General Refuse to                              (Part II)
OFFICE   AI11                                                  CW                               C/I                       B4
                                                                                                                 
                    waste                 Landfill                                    CCW                                               Contractors Procedure
                                                                                   ENV.POLICY

                                                                                                                                          General Training
                                       Resource Use
                                                                                    EPA 1990                                        Awareness Raising materials
                                        Material Use
                Use of electrical
                                  Electricity Consumption                            (Part II)
OFFICE   AI12    and electronic                               RD; SN                            C                         B4     Greening Bulletins and newsletters
                   equipment
                                    Computers, Display
                                     Screens, Printers,
                                                                                      CCW                        
                                                                                   ENV.POLICY                                         Greening Representatives
                                  Heaters, Faxes, Kitchen
                                         Appliances
                                                                                                                                         Monitoring records

                                                                                    EPA 1990
                                                                                     (Part II)                                                 Recycle
                  Disposal of
                                    Solid and Hazardous
                 electrical and                                                     WML 94
OFFICE   AI13                             materials            HW                               C                         B2                  Re-use
                                                                                                                 
                   electronic                                                       HWR 05
                                          Packing
                  equipment
                                                                                    WEEE 07                                              WEEE Regulations



              General training -
              induction process      Influence indirectly
                 The need to         upon environmental                               CCW
OFFICE   AI14                                                  ALL                              C                         B2            Training procedures
                                                                                                                 
                   include           performance via the                           ENV.POLICY
                environmental         behaviour of staff
                considerations



                                                                                    H&S 74/92
                                                                                    EPA 1990                                              H&S procedures
                   Storage of      Hazardous materials and
STORE    AI15                                                  HW                  (Part II)   C                         C1
                                                                                                                 
                   chemicals        health and safety issue
                                                                                                                                     Use of Chemicals Procedure
                                                                                    COSHH 94




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                                 Use of private vehicles
              Travel to and from                                                      CCW
TSPT   AI16                      by staff to travel to and     RD; AP; SN                      I                       C4    General awareness raising materials/
                                                                                                              
                     work                                                          ENV.POLICY
                                        from work                                                                             greening newsletter and bulletins etc.




                                                                                                                                           T&S rates
                                                                                     RTA 88
               Business Travel    Use of private vehicles
TSPT   AI17                                                    RD; AP; SN           RTR 97     C                       B4
                                                                                                              
                 Grey Fleet         for business travel                                                                       General awareness raising materials/
                                                                                                                              greening newsletter and bulletins etc




                                                                                                                                           T&S rates
               Business Travel Use of fleet vehicles for                             RTA 88
TSPT   AI18                                                  RD(+ve); AP; SN                   C                       B4
                                                                                                              
                 Pool Fleet        business travel                                   RTR 97                                   General awareness raising materials/
                                                                                                                              greening newsletter and bulletins etc




                                                                                                                                           T&S rates
               Travel for work    Use of Public Transport                             CCW
TSPT   AI19                                                  RD(+ve); AP; SN                   C                       A3
                                                                                                              
                  purposes        Trains & Cycle / Walk                            ENV.POLICY
                                                                                                                              General awareness raising materials/
                                                                                                                              greening newsletter and bulletins etc




                                     Use of Video
               Arrangement of
                                     Conferencing                                     CCW                                     General awareness raising materials/
TSPT   AI20     Meetings and                                   RD; AP; SN                      C                       A3
                                                                                                              
                                  Unnecessary travel for                           ENV.POLICY                                 greening newsletter and bulletins etc
                  Training
                                   meetings & training




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                                 WLB programme and
                                   e.g. home working
                                                                                  CCW                                             WLB programme/
 TSPT    AI21 Work life balance schemes reduce travel                                      C                       A2
                                                                                                          
                                                             RD(+ve), AP       ENV.POLICY                                            scheme
                                for CCW work purposes
                                   and travel to work




                                    Lack of controls may                                                                     CCW Procurement procedures
                 Procurement of                                                   CCW
PROC     AI22                      result in environmental      ALL                        C                       C3
                                                                                                          
                     goods                                                     ENV.POLICY
                                            impact                                                                        CCW Sustainability Code of Conduct




                                                                                                                             CCW Procurement procedures
                                  Lack of controls over
                 Procurement of                                                   CCW
PROC     AI23                   contractors may result in       ALL                        C                       C3
                                                                                                          
                    services                                                   ENV.POLICY                                 CCW Sustainability Code of Conduct
                                 environmental impacts




                                Environmental controls
                Preparation of   and conditions can be                            CCW
POLICY   AI24                                                   ALL                        C                       B2                  EMS
                                                                                                          
              Guidance & Policy built into guidance (e.g.                      ENV.POLICY
                                 work of Policy group)



                                   Environmental controls
                                    and conditions can be
                  Preparation of
                                   built into management
                 agreements e.g.                                                  CCW                                            Operations hand book
POLICY   AI25                         agreements, also          ALL                        C                       B2
                                                                                                          
                   management                                                  ENV.POLICY
                                       environmental
                   agreements
                                        evaluation of
                                       agreements etc




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                                                                                                                            Operational planning guidance
              Planning work and      Preparation of                            CCW
PLAN   AI26                                                 ALL                          C                         B2
                                                                                                          
                   budgets        operational plans etc                     ENV.POLICY




                                                                             EPA 1990
                                                                              (Part II)                                             CMS system
                Painting and
NNR    AI27                       Emission of VOC's        AP, SN            CAA 93      C                         B2
                                                                                                          
                  staining
                                                                             COSHH 94                                          Workplace Instructions




              Vehicles, engines, Depletion of resources
                                                                             COPA 74
NNR    AI28   Machines, boilers    and emission of         RD, AP                        C/I                       B2          Maintenance routines
               & compressors           pollutants                            CAA 93                       

                                                                                                                            CCW accommodation strategy

                                                                                                                              CCW maintenance checks
                 Water use             Water use                              WRA 91
                                                                              WIA 91                                       CCW greening awareness raising
NNR    AI29
              Vehicle and plant Potential pollution to
                                                            RD               GWR 98
                                                                                          C
                                                                                                                 C2
                                                                                                                              training and materials
                wash waters     local water courses and
                                                                               WR 99
                                      groundwater                                                                                Monitoring records

                                                                                                                            Water management procedure


                                                                              WRA 91                                                CMS system
                Site drainage
                                  Potential pollution to                      WIA 91
NNR    AI30           &                                     WP                           C/I                       C2      including maintenance checks
                                                                                                          
                                   local water courses                        GWR 98
                Septic tanks
                                                                               WR 99




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                                                                                                                                                 CMS system
                                     Materials, Timber &                                   CCW
 NNR     AI31    Reserve works                                    RD                                 C/I                       C1
                                                                                                               
                                      Aggregates Use                                    ENV.POLICY                                             NNR procedures




                                                                                                                                                 CMS system
                                      Spills and accidents
                                      during fuelling and                                WRA 91
                                                                                                                                        Including maintenance checks
                   Fuel and oil     refuelling could lead to                             WIA 91
 NNR     AI32                                                    WP; CL                              C                         C1
                                                                                                                      
                     storage         pollution of land and                               GWR 98                                             Workplace Instructions
                                    local watercourses and
                                                                                          WR 99
                                         groundwater
                                                                                                                                         Use of Chemicals Procedure


                                                                                                                                                 CMS system
                                 Breach of containment                                   WRA 91
                                 and spills could cause                                                                                 including maintenance checks
                                                                                         WIA 91
 NNR     AI33 Chemicals storage lead to pollution of land        WP; CL                              C                         C1
                                 and local watercourses                                  GWR 98                                          Workplace Instructions
                                    and groundwater                                       WR 99
                                                                                                                                         Use of Chemicals Procedure


                                                                                         EPA 1990                                             Recycle & Re-use
                                    Electrical goods storage                              (Part II)
OFFICE            Storage and             & disposal.                                                                                     EA exemption registrations
                                                                                         WML 94
  &      AI34     Disposal of                                  HW; CL; WP             HWR 05
                                                                                                      C
                                                                                                                             C1
 NNR            Hazardous Waste       Hazardous material                                                                                Disposal using Specialist Waste
                                      storage & disposal.                                AWR 06                                                   Contractors
                                                                                         WEEE 07


                                    Reducing energy usage
OFFICE                                                          RD (+ve)
                  Installation of                                                        TCPA 90                                      The Department for Communities &
  &      AI35
                   Renewables           Reducing CO2                                     BR 00
                                                                                                      C
                                                                                                                             A1
                                                                                                                                         Local Government guidance
 NNR                                                            AP (+ve)
                                          emissions




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