—Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) has successfully
implemented HSE management system (HSEMS) in its facilities.
HSEMS is a continual cycle of planning, implementing,
reviewing and improving the process and actions that an
organization undertakes to meet its obligations. KOC HSEMS
and Environment Aspect Register were developed to manage the
environmental impact associated with a range of operational
activities. The HSEMS Guide outlines the general roles and
responsibilities for the leadership and all personnel working for
and on behalf of the Company for the implementation of the
HSEMS in KOC, also to monitor the activities at the facilities
which affects the environment. The most important component
of this analysis is identification and assessment of the
environmental aspect. According to the standard, the
environmental aspect is an element of organization activities,
products and services that can interact with the environment.
KOC HSEMS Committees agreed to develop (KOC.EV.001-
Environmental Aspects Identification and Assessment
Procedure) with request of Health and Environment Team
Leader authorized by KOC HSSE Implementation Committee
and approved by KOC HSEMS Procedures Sub-committee. The
main objective is to identify whether the environmental aspects
and activities in all KOC operations facilities are complying
with the regulatory requirement and other obligatory
—Environmental aspect, environmental impact,
environmental aspects register (EAR), ISO 14001.
Soud Al-Mutairy and Khulood Yousef are with KOC, Kuwait (e-mail:
Haitham Fouzy is with NAPESCO, Kuwait (e-mail:
Mohammed Safiullah Shareef is with KN, Kuwait (e-mail:
Cite: Soud Al-Mutairy, Khulood Yousef, Haitham Fouzy, and Mohammed Safiullah Shareef, "Environmental Aspects Identification Process in Kuwait Oil Company (KOC)," International Journal of Environmental Science and Development vol. 7, no. 10, pp. 783-787, 2016.