The OHSAS 18001 standard (may also be mistakenly referred to as ISO 18001) is internationally accepted as a method of assessing and auditing occupational health and safety management systems. Developed by leading trade and international standards bodies, it provides a framework for organizations to instigate proper and effective management of health & safety in the workplace. By having a clearly defined management system in place to identify and control health and safety risks, organizations are able to minimise risks to their workforce and visitors or external contractors on their premises.
The standard will enable organizations to put in place processes for continually reviewing and improving occupational health and safety. The Key areas that will be assessed by OHSAS certification is Management systems in place, Planning and risk assessment, Staff training and awareness, Communication of safety management systems, Response to emergency situations, Monitoring and continual improvement.
Health and safety management System Achieving a structured health and safety management system throughout the organization will demonstrate your commitment to the welfare of your staff and external parties. It will provide a framework to implement the OHSAS 18001 requirements and a process for continual improvement. The development of a robust and manageable system will provide benefits to the organization and its workforce. Cost savings and a reduction in accidents are just two of the many benefits.
Following are the roles for whom training is suitable.
The “Certified ISO 14001 Internal Auditor” exam covers the following competence domains:
1. What is ISO 18001?
OHSAS 18001 means Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series. It provides a outline to help organizations develop and implement an Occupational Health and Safety management system.
2. What are the main benefits of getting registered?
Ongoing conformity with Health and Safety rules
3. What are the key features of OHSAS 18001:2007?
4. What is OHSAS 18001?
OHSAS 18001:2007 is an internationally recognized occupational health and safety management system prepared to meet the need for a recognizable standard, against which evaluating and certifying the management system. The standard can be implemented to all business and operational activities and needs also the submission with all applicable regulative frame work.
OHSAS management system needs the organization to:
5. Who does the OHSAS 18001 standard apply to?
The OHSAS Standard can be applied to any organization that likes to: