Environmental Awareness

SKU: C-1092Duration: 11 Minutes

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Language:  English

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Course Details


Training Time: 11 minutes

Compatibility: Desktop, Tablet, Phone

Based on: Industry Standards and Best Practices

Languages: English

Maintaining a healthy environment is essential for a healthy life. We all need clean air to breathe, clean water to drink, and safe food to eat. You need to be aware of and understand how your job impacts the environment, so you can do your part to help protect it. This course discusses basic environmental regulations and how to be a good environmental steward. This course also talks about resource conservation, how to reduce and dispose of waste, and finally how to be prepared in the case of an environmental incident.

Learning Objectives

  • Define pollution
  • List and describe core principles of environmental stewardship
  • Describe some things that you can do to on a daily basis to be an environmental champion

Key Questions

The following key questions are answered in this module:

What do some of the regulations govern when it comes to the environment?
Some of the regulations created by the various government agencies govern activities that consume or contaminate water, air emissions, the use of toxic chemicals and substances, such as solvents, pesticides, mercury, and lead, and much more.

What are some of the core principles of environmental stewardship?
Some of the core principles of environmental stewardship include pollution prevention, resource conservation, chemical and waste management, and accidental release, spill response, and prevention.

What is pollution?
Pollution is the contamination of the environment by substances that harm plants, animals, people, or natural resources.

What is pollution prevention?
Pollution prevention is any practice that reduces or eliminates pollution at its source, so pollution prevention is also known as source reduction.

What is resource conservation?
Resource conservation means using the earth's resources wisely so we can benefit from them now and in the future. Some resources like trees and plants are renewable, but others, such as oil and natural gas, are nonrenewable.

Sample Video Transcript

Below is a transcript of the video sample provided for this module:

Pollution is the contamination of the environment by substances that harm plants, animals, people, or natural resources. Most people are familiar with the three major forms of pollution: air, water, and land. Polluting these natural resources has both local and global impacts. For example, air emissions from vehicles, power plants, and factories cause local air pollution such as smog but also contribute to changing climate. Water is essential for all life, so water pollution is a serious problem. Pollution can contaminate drinking water, harm aquatic life, and limit the use of water for recreation, transportation, and other activities. The impact of noise, light, heat, and visual pollution on surrounding neighborhoods should also be considered.
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