Monthly Archives: January 2015

OHSAS 18001 Health and Safety Certification

The aim of the OHSAS 18001certification specification is to supply a framework for providing a secure and healthy operating atmosphere. Additionally, the quality provides pointers on a way to integrate health and safety policies into your overall management system.  Key requirements of the quality include:

  • Creation of a Health and Safety Policy
  • Appreciation of your H&S problems and their potential impacts
  • Formalizing management systems and watching processes
  • Communication of policy and approach to employees and stakeholders
  • Setting objectives and targets
  • Compliance with relevant legislation

Certification to OHSAS 18001 occupational health and safety management systems signals to your purchasers and stakeholders that your organization is committed to protective the requirements of all of your stakeholders

Benefits of OHSAS 18001 Health and Safety Certification

  • Improved company image and believability among stake holders, regulators, customers, prospective purchasers and therefore the public
  • Adoption of international best apply in reference to risk management
  • Ensures health and well-being of workers, sub-contractors and therefore the public
  • Minimization of liability of employers through adoption of proactive instead of reactive controls
  • Ensures legislative awareness and compliance
  • Reduces accident and incident rates by reducing and elimination geographic point hazards
  • Improves the incident investigation method
  • Increases worker motivation through the supply of a safer geographic point and participation method