OHSAS 18001:2007 OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY ASSESSMENT SYSTEM
OHSAS 18001:2007 standard specifies requirement for an occupational health and safety (OH&S) management system, to enable an organization to control its OH&S risks and improve its performance. It defines the health and labour protection system of an organization as specified by internationally accredited certification bodies.
An Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) Management system specifies processes to continuously improve your OH&S performance and at the same time, comply with legislation. It provides the framework to seamlessly integrate the OH&S management system with your overall business plan.
OHSAS 18001 : 2007 create company’s image by demonstrating a commitment to manage and minimize risks to employees and customers.
- Improved corporate image and credibility among stake holders, regulators, customers, prospective clients and the public
- Adoption of international best practice in relation to risk management
- Ensures health and well-being of employees, sub-contractors and the public
- Minimisation of liability of employers through adoption of proactive rather than reactive controls
- Ensures legislative awareness and compliance
- Reduces accident and incident rates by reducing and elimination workplace hazards
- Improves the incident investigation process
- Increases employee motivation through the provision of a safer workplace and participation process
- Any type of Industry (business)