The ISO 14001 Environmental Management System, and ISO 45001 Occupational Health and Safety Management System apply to all Özyeğin University employees, students, visitors, subcontractors, and business partners. The management systems are effective within the limits of the Özyeğin University Çekmeköy Campus. Subcontractors and business partners may develop their own Occupational Health and Environment Plans for their own operations in line with Özyeğin University’s Occupational Health and Safety, Emergency Response, and Environmental Management Plans. However, in such a case, they must obtain the approval of the HSE Manager at Özyeğin University in order to maintain alignment and coordination with Özyeğin University’s Occupational Health and Safety, Emergency Response, Environmental Protection, Waste Management, and Energy Efficiency Management Plans.
The Environmental Protection, Waste Management, and Energy Efficiency Management Plans are an integral part of and are always used with the Occupational Health and Safety Plan.
Özyeğin University established its Occupational Health and Safety, Emergency Response, Environmental Protection, Waste Management, and Energy Efficiency Plans in accordance with the ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management System standard, and ISO 45001:2018 Occupational Health and Safety standard, as well as effective laws and regulations.
The scope of management plans at Özyeğin University covers higher education activities, and social and administrative services. These management plans include the terms and conditions of ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management System and ISO 45001:2018 Occupational Health and Safety System Standards, their application and continuous improvement in all units at Özyeğin University, enhancement of the Occupational Health and Safety and Environment performance, achievement of goals and objectives, fulfillment of legal compliance obligations, as well as internal and external issues, contexts, ongoing activities and services, and any potential risks and opportunities pertaining to Occupational Health and Safety.
Özyeğin University has identified its internal and external issues pertaining to its mission and strategic goals which may affect its ability to achieve the intented goals of these management systems. Accordingly, Özyeğin University, although being an international institution, continuously evaluates and meets its local, legal, and applicable requirements and obligations.
Özyeğin University senior management guarantees that they will duly fulfill all of the commitments under this policy, take the lead for the Environmental Management System and Occupational Health and Safety Management System, and ensure quality assurance for all of these processes.