Consultant/Contractor/Vendor Responsibilities under the Environmental Management System (EMS) 
The Department of Public Utilities (DPU) has adopted an Environmental Management System (EMS) that conforms with the ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management Standard. Developed by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), it is the international industry standard for best environmental management practices.  In order to conform with the DPU EMS, consultants, contractors, and vendors are required do the following when performing work either for the DPU, at DPU facilities, or on DPU job sites:

Environmental Policy
Review the citywide Environmental Policy (Policy# PO21) effective 6/16/2014.
Act in conformity with the applicable elements of the policy.
For consultants and contractors, make employees and subcontractors performing work on behalf of the DPU aware of the policy and direct them to act in conformity with the applicable elements of the policy.

Competence, Training & Awareness
Review the DPU Consultant/Contractor/Vendor EMS Awareness Procedure.
For consultants and contractors, make your employees and subcontractors aware of the elements of the procedure applicable to the work they are performing on behalf of DPU.

Record Keeping
Maintain any and all records necessary to demonstrate compliance with the requirements of the EMS. Provide such records to the DPU upon request.

Questions, Comments:
Any questions/comments can be directed to:
Department of Public Utilities
Environmental Management Representative
910 Dublin Road
Columbus, OH 43215
[email protected]

View the EMS Self-Declaration Statement.