IMPLEMENTATION OF EMAS IN POLAND
During the period of December 2004 till December 2005. the consortium of LEMTECH Konsulting Sp z.o.o, Royal Haskoning i SEI implemented for the Polish Ministry of Environment two Phare projects "Implementation of EMAS in Poland" and "Promotion of EMAS in Poland".
Under these 2 projects, the following manuals were published: "Wspólnotowy System Ekorzarządzania i Audytu EMAS -Przewodnik", "Wspólnotowy System Ekorzarządzania i Audytu EMAS -Poradnik dla administracji", "Wspólnotowy System Ekorzarządzania i Audytu EMAS -Poradnik dla organizacji", "Wspólnotowy System Ekorzarządzania i Audytu EMAS - Poradnik dla weryfikatorów". Additionally, a film "Time for EMAS" was produced and a number of EMAS promotion posters and leaflets were published and distributed to interested organizations.
The training was delivered to representatives of the Ministry of Environment, Environmental Departments of the Regional Authorities, Chief Environmental Inspectorate, Regional Environmental Inspectorates and the Polish Center for Accreditation.
In order to prepare a group of EMAS verifiers, 40 environmental verifier candidates were trained and examined under the "Impementation of EMAS in Poland" project.
Additionally, 350 people representing different types of organizations including small, medium and large companies, local governments, municipal service companies and other public institutions were trained under the "Promotion of EMAS in Poland" project.
The implementation of both Projects was completed in December 2005.