Determine you Organisation's context which include the following:

  • Understanding  the  external  context  can  be  facilitated  by  considering  issues  arising  from  legal, technological, competitive, market, cultural, social and economic environments, whether international, national, regional or local.
  • Understanding the internal context can be facilitated by considering issues related to values, culture, knowledge and performance of the organization.

This includes the following:

Environmental Policy,

Work procedures and work instructions,

Standard forms

Flow-charts,

Impact and aspect investigations,

Legislation,

Material safety data sheets (MSDS's).