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CHECKLIST OF RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AND ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES DUE DILIGENCE PRODUCTION

PROPERTY/ENVIRONMENT Name: Company: Position within company: Date:

Please answer the following questions by ticking the appropriate box or by answering in the space provided:

Resource Management Act 1991

1.

Is the site occupied exclusively by your company (ie. not shared with any other business/activity)?

2.

Please detail the adjoining land uses to the site (eg commercial, residential)

YES

NO


3.

4.

Is there an environmental policy held by the company? YES

NO

YES

NO

YES

NO

YES

NO

Does the policy reflect the overall objective of the company?

5.

Does the policy set environmental objectives and targets?

6.

Does the policy guide the company towards monitoring operations and management practice?

7.

Is that policy communicated to and understood by all employees in your department?

8.

Are environmental impact assessments undertaken as part of business planning?

YES

NO

Are there systems in place to ensure ongoing monitoring of and compliance with rules, objectives and policies in District and Regional Plans and Policy Statements?

YES

NO

YES

NO

9.

10. Are all managers aware of current environmental legislation, regulations and codes of practice applicable to their Department?

11. Is responsibility allocated for: - waste disposal?


- plant/facility maintenance? YES

NO

YES

NO

YES

NO

YES

NO

YES

NO

YES

NO

YES

NO

YES

NO

12. Does the company have a policy regarding a breach of its environmental obligations by an employee (such as dismissal?)

13. Is there an identifiable environmental/resource management budget?

14. Are environmental/resource management matters discussed on a regular basis at management meetings?

15. Do staff receive direction and support from management on environmental/resource management matters?

16. Is there adequate communication from management to staff and from staff to management of environmental risks and the policies to minimise risk?

17. Is someone directly responsible for liaising and communicating with the community on environmental matters (eg consultation prior to applying for resource consents)?

18. Is environmental leadership covered in annual performance reviews of managers/supervisors?

19. Is there evidence of environmental performance evaluation as part of job descriptions?

20. Is training given to staff in relation to environmental issues prior to commencing actual work?

21. Are instructions given to staff about their responsibilities


for environmental matters which arise from the nature of their job? YES

NO

YES

NO

YES

NO

YES

NO

YES

NO

YES

NO

YES

NO

YES

NO

22. Do you consider that liability issues have been understood by management and communicated to employees?

23. Is there a procedure in place for identifying and resolving environmental problems on site?

24. Are environmental manuals held which identify areas and assign responsibilities where action is required to ensure compliance?

If yes:

(a)

25.

Are these manuals regularly reviewed and updated?

Are regular environmental inspections and monitoring of production processes undertaken?


YES

NO

YES

NO

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