practices are those work practices that contribute to
protecting the environment. Environmental practices may reduce
negative environmental impacts (e.g cleaner production)
or improve positive impacts (e.g. environmental conservation).
past units, you examined aspects of work which create the
environmental impacts. In this unit you implement practices
you have some control over. You may not be sure how much control,
need to discuss with
others what you can do.
see how you can do it.
is first useful to look at the 'environmental principles'
that people have developed. Many people, industrialists, scientists,
academics, trade union and non-governmental organisations
have all been involved in developing these environmental principles.
people have looked at ways to control the environmental impacts
of work. Depending on where they stand, these people see and
assess what can be done, according to their particular view.
recognising the key features of each 'environmental principle'
you can get all sorts of ideas for things you can do to help