Environmental training for the food industry

B.P. Weidema,     2.-0 LCA Consultants, Denmark


This chapter presents a view on the current international research in workplace learning. The chapter is introduced by quoting the requirements on employee participation and training in the European regulation on environmental management and audit systems, and outlining the value of employee participation and training in the development, implementation and operation of an environmental management system. The different training needs are analysed for the various departments in a food company, and the concept of the learning organisation is introduced. The chapter covers both the external training situation and workplace learning. The maintenance ...

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