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How do I Define Roles, Responsibilities, Authorities in ISO 14001:2015?


Assigning Roles, Responsibilities and Authorities within your Environmental Management System is a requirement of the ISO 14001:2015 standard.

This FREE General Responsibilities Matrix Template can be used to evidence the requirements of Clause 5.3.

Example ISO 14001 Responsibilities

The below template is pre-populated with example responsibilities taken from the ISO 14001:2015 standard.

Users should review these tasks and assign them to relevant parties within their organisation.

You should also consider whether any other roles or responsibilities exist within your organisation which can be referenced here.

Integrated Management System

This responsibilities matrix can be used with other management system standards but copying the relevant tasks/activities in to the template.

General Responsibilities Matrix Template

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