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ENVIRONMENTALASPECTS&IMPACTSREGISTER
GUIDANCENOTES: Wesuggestthatyoudevelopaprocessflowdiagramthatidentifiesallinputs(materialsandresources)andoutputs(includingairpollution,process water,general/prescribed/hazardouswastematerial,liquidwasteetc.). Fromthediagram,developanaspects/impacts(orcauseandeffects)registerthatgoesstepbystepthroughtheprocess(s)conductedonyoursite. Followingthismethodensuresthatnoactivityisforgottenabout.ThesignificanceofimpactscanberatedinaccordancetoEMS03 EnvironmentalAspectsandImpactsProcedure(section6.4). AllAspects/ImpactsratedassignificantMUSTbecontrolledthroughoperationalcontrolproceduresorcorrectedthroughsiteenvironmental objectivesandtargetsandenvironmentalmanagementprograms. Providedinthefollowingtableisatypicalaspectsregisterthatmaybeusedasanexampleinthedevelopmentofyourcompanyspecificregister. N/A=Notapplicable(Pleasenote:thisexamplemayhavesomeitemsmarkedasN/Awheninrealityatyoursite,theyarerelevant.Pleaseensure allimpactgroupsareconsideredforeachactivity).

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SITELOCATION:ADMINISTRATIONOFFICE ACTIVITY GENERALOFFICEACTIVITIES ENVIRONMENTALASPECT Air Water Land Community Waste N/A N/A N/A N/A Useofwaterinamenities Useofrecyclable/reusable resourcespaper,cardboard, glasses/mugsinkitchen. Useofenergyforlighting,climate control,electronicequipment. Useofwater N/A POTENTIALENVIRONMENTALIMPACT APPLICABLELEGAL/OTHER REQUIREMENT IMPACTRATING Insignificant Insignificant NGERS EPALicenceGreenhouse ActionPlan EREP Significantmoderate

Natural Resources& Energy Heritage& Habitat

Generationofdomesticwastewaterthroughusingtoilets/ basinsandsinks. Recyclingofofficepaper Generationofoffice/housekeepingwastes(includingfood scrapsandinkcartridges). GenerationofGreenhousegasesandcontributestoCarbon Footprint Depletionofnaturalresource

Significant

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SITELOCATION:DANGEROUSGOODSSTORE ACTIVITY DELIVERYANDSTORAGEOFRAWMATERIALSAND SUBSTANCESONTHESITE ENVIRONMENTALASPECT Air Use oftransportvehiclestodeliver rawmaterialstosite. Unloadingandstorageofraw materialsandsubstances. POTENTIALENVIRONMENTALIMPACT Exhaustemissionsfromtransportvehicles. APPLICABLELEGAL/OTHER REQUIREMENT NGERS EPALicenceGreenhouse ActionPlan EPALicence WaterSEPP IMPACTRATING Insignifcant

Water

Land

Community

Waste

Natural Resources& Energy Heritage& Habitat

Potentialimpactfromaccidentalreleaseorspillofliquid substancesduringdelivery. Potentialforliquidsubstancestocontaminatestormwaterdue tooverflowingbundsornobundsbeingusedforoutside storageofproduct. Unloading andstorageofraw Potentialimpactfromaccidentalreleaseorspillofliquid materialsandsubstances. substances Storingwastecontainersinan Soilcontaminationduetoleakingdrums/containers unsealedarea. Useoftransportvehiclestodeliver Noisenuisanceforresidentsduringevening/nighttimehours rawmaterialstosite. Generationofwastematerials Disposalofprescribed/hazardous/industrialwaste throughrespondingtoaspill duringdelivery/unloading Generationofcontaminatedsoil Disposalofprescribed/hazardous/industrialwaste duetoleakingdrums. Useofhighcarbonemittingfuelin transportvehicles N/A

Significant Significant

EPALicence EPALicence EPALicence WasteSEPP

Significant Significant Significant MediumSignificant Significant Significant

EPALicence

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SITELOCATION:DESPATCH ACTIVITY PACKAGINGOFPRODUCT ENVIRONMENTALASPECT Air OperationofForklifts POTENTIALENVIRONMENTALIMPACT ExhaustemissionsfromForklifts. Generatingandemittingfugitivevapours APPLICABLELEGAL/OTHER REQUIREMENT NGERS EPALicenceGreenhouse ActionPlan IMPACTRATING Significant Insignifcant Significant Mediumsignificance

Water Land Community Waste

Natural Resources& Energy Heritage& Habitat

Heatsealingofproductpackages N/A N/A NoisefromReversingbeeperson Forklifts Generationofwasteoffcuts (plasticstrapping,stretchwrap, cardboard) Useofnonrenewableelectricity

Noisenuisanceforresidentsduringevening/nighttimehours Wastedisposedofinlandfill

EPALicence

GenerationofGreenhousegasesandcontributestoCarbon Footprint

NGERS EPALicenceGreenhouse ActionPlan

Significant

N/A

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SITELOCATION:MANUFACTURINGLINE ACTIVITY MANUFACTURINGOFPRODUCT ENVIRONMENTALASPECT Air OperationofForklifts POTENTIALENVIRONMENTALIMPACT ExhaustemissionsfromForklifts. Potentialimpactfromanycondensatefromheating/cooling facilitiesenteringstormwater. Potentialtoenterstormwatersystem Spill/overflowofwaterusedformopping/cleaninguparound theplantthatcouldcontainvariouscontaminants Potentialforlandtobecontaminatedshouldwastesbe incorrectlylabelledanddisposed. Spill/overflowofsitecleaningwastewater. Noisenuisanceforresidentsduringevening/nighttimehours Disposalorreuseofwasteproduct Generationanddisposal ofwaste(includingprescribed)during cleaningandhousekeeping,e.g.contaminatedrags,cleaning products/chemicals. GenerationofGreenhousegasesandcontributestoCarbon Footprint Depletionofnaturalresource APPLICABLELEGAL/OTHER REQUIREMENT NGERS EPALicenceGreenhouse ActionPlan EPALicence WaterSEPP WaterSEPP EPAlicence IMPACTRATING Significant Significant

Water

UseofAirconditioningunitsfor heating/cooling HydraulicHoseBursts Cleaninguparoundsiteand equipment Labellingwastecontainersto ensurecorrectdisposal. Cleaninguparoundsiteand equipment Noisefromoperationof Machinery(i.e.airextractionunit) Useofpackagingmaterial Cleaninguparoundsiteand equipment Useofnonrenewableelectricity

Significant Mediumsignificance Significant Significant

Land

Community Waste

EPALicence

Significant Mediumsignificance Mediumsignificance

Natural Resources& Energy Heritage& Habitat

Useofwater N/A

NGERS EPALicenceGreenhouse ActionPlan EREP

Significant

Significant

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SITELOCATION:WHOLESITE ACTIVITY EMERGENCYRESPONSE ENVIRONMENTALASPECT Air Potentialforfire,sabotage,and otheremergencysituationsto occuratthesiteorat neighbouringsites. Potentialforfire,sabotage,and otheremergencysituationsto occuratthesiteorat neighbouringsites. N/A Potentialimpactonneighbouring areasasaresultoftheemergency UseofEmergencyResponse Equipment(e.g.absorbentcloth, socksetc) Useofwatertorespondtoafire POTENTIALENVIRONMENTALIMPACT Potentialtoreleasepollutantstotheairshouldtherebean emergencysuchasafireonthesite. APPLICABLELEGAL/OTHER REQUIREMENT AirSEPP IMPACTRATING Significant

Water

Potentialtoimpactwatershouldanywaterusedtofightfires enterthestormwatersystem

WaterSEPP EPAlicence

Significant

Land Community

Nuisancetoresidents,couldcauserespiratoryproblems

Significant

Waste

Natural Resources& Energy Heritage& Habitat

Generationanddisposalofwastesthroughemergency response Depletionofnaturalresources

WasteSEPP

Significant

EREP

Significant

Potentialforfire,sabotage,and otheremergencysituationsto occuratthesiteorat neighbouringsites.

Potentialtoimpactlocalenvironmentshouldcontaminatedair orwaterescapefromthesiteduringanemergencysituation

Significant

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SITELOCATION:MAINTENANCEWORKSHOP ACTIVITY EMERGENCYRESPONSE ENVIRONMENTALASPECT Air Water Land Community Waste MaintenanceofPlant& EquipmentWelding HydraulicHoseBursts N/A Noisefromoperationof equipment Generationanddisposalofwaste oil,filtersandforkliftbatteries Useofnonrenewableelectricity POTENTIALENVIRONMENTALIMPACT Generationofairemissionsfromactivitiesincludingwelding. Potentialtoenterstormwatersystem WaterSEPP EPAlicence EPALicence WasteSEPP EPAlicence NGERS EPALicenceGreenhouse ActionPlan EREP APPLICABLELEGAL/OTHER REQUIREMENT IMPACTRATING Insignificant Significant Significant Significant

Noisenuisanceforresidentsduringevening/nighttimehours Generationofprescribed/hazardous/industrialwaste

Natural Resources& Energy Heritage& Habitat

GenerationofGreenhousegasesandcontributestoCarbon Footprint Depletionofnaturalresource

Significant

Useofwater N/A

Significant

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