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Operational Control Procedure (OCP) for a Production Unit

A production unit is the basic constituent of a manufacturing company. Moreover, as we all know, the major hazards to the environment that we inhabit begins with faulty methods of operating the production unit. Find out how you can protect our environment from unnecessary danger by forming an operational control procedure that is suitable for your production unit.

Case Study in the Operational Control Procedure of a Production Unit

Activity: Operation of a production unit, a maintenance unit and a service unit

Identification of Aspects and Impacts (Inputs and Outputs of a manufacturing process or operation):

Production Unit Aspects: (a) Hazardous waste generation; (b) Scrap generation

Production Unit Aspects: (a) Hazardous waste generation; (b) Scrap generation

Operational Control Procedure for a Production Unit

1.
Check Points:
Hazardous waste generation
Key Characteristics: Storage of hazardous waste as per legal requirements. Disposal of hazardous waste as per legal requirements. Maintaining records.
Reference Record: General Logbook or Register

2.
Check Points:
Scrap generation
Key Characteristics: Storage and disposal of scrap as per legal requirements. Disposal of scrap as per legal requirement. Maintaining records.
Reference Record: General Logbook or Register

You can discover the meanings of technical terms like "Preventive Action" by reading up our article on Operational Control Systems. This article provides basic information on operational control systems (a.k.a. operational control procedures).

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