Green Schools based on Environmental, Health, Safety and Energy Strategy

Document Type : Research Article


1 Municipality of Tehran, Shahr-e-Salem Company, Resalat Highway, Tehran, Iran

2 Graduate Faculty of Environment, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran

3 Department of the Environment, Center for Air and Climate Change, Hakim Highway, Tehran, Iran


Schools play a vital role in creating a greener future. They will likely be the first place most students encounter determined efforts to conserve energy and water or to reduce waste. The method used in this article is comparative and matching method, by using ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001 and ISO 50001 standards.  Implementing energy management along with other standards is the main objective of present research for improvement of energy performance, energy efficiency, and energy conservation into HSE-MS to access sustainable development. According to the questionnaires form filled in over 100 schools in Tehran, about 56% of schools are in EMS/OHS status; in addition 48% of EMS/OHS legal support in schools is not satisfactory. This case study has attempted the Implementation of EHSE Strategy for Green schools. EHSE modeling will overarch strategic document and central to the future of the green schools. Matching requirements of the environment with energy, safety and health is the ultimate goal of this research.


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