Life Healthcare embarked on a journey in 2013 to introduce Environmental Management Systems (EMS) to the business. The King Three report decrees that responsible leaders (employers) do not compromise the natural environment and the livelihood of future generations
Environmental Management Systems Traning
Life Suikerbosrand Hospital appointed 3 Waste Coordinators, namely Lucky Ntaje (Operations Engineering), Sr Cordelia Wilmot (Quality Manager) and Christine Beyers (Pharmacy Manager). Together, we compile an Aspect Impact Assessment with an Action Plan to manage EMS in the hospital. We all have to ensure that the Environmental Policy is displayed and understood by all staff, stakeholders and service providers.
EMS Projects for FY2018
Our highest Aspects and Impacts are as follows: Healthcare Risk Waste Gass Supply and Usage Water Generator Power Supply Hazardous Chemical Substances
Training is done with staff and service providers at Quality Review Meetings, Health and Safety Meetings and at Induction. Information and communication from Head Office is shared with staff via Environmental News and Green Life from Engage and Connect
EMS Projects are discussed at MANCO during Strategic Planning for FY2018: Motion sensor lights in store rooms and bathrooms Possible usage of borehole water Heat Pumps Monitoring usage of water, electricity and HCRW
Recycling Projects: Paper - Shreddit Cardboard Boxes - L.A. Sheepskin Glass, plastic and paper - SPCA Printer cartridges/toners