Measuring Environmental Performance: Beyond the Beans – San Diego County’s EPIC Pilot Project. 16 th ANNUAL CIHC CONFERENCE December 4, 2006 presented by: Michael Dorsey, Chief Hazardous Materials Division County of San Diego Department of Environmental Health.
Measuring Environmental Performance: Beyond the Beans – San Diego County’s
EPIC Pilot Project
16th ANNUAL CIHC CONFERENCE
presented by:Michael Dorsey, ChiefHazardous Materials DivisionCounty of San Diego
Department of Environmental Health
OEHHA to collaboratively develop and maintain environmental indicators
Project’s initial goals:
The Environmental Protection Indicators for California (EPIC) Project
(1) Demonstrate that education and outreach can be effective tools in obtaining compliance from the regulated community; and
(2) Establish a risk-based inspection process that can be used to assist in directing resources to areas of high risk and non-compliance.
SNC status would trigger return to the 18-month inspection interval and a comparable fee schedule.
Setting goals and objectives
Modifying plans or actions to improve performance
Carrying out actions to accomplish objectives
Implementing the evaluation system