BS OHSAS 18001

Occupational Health and Safety Management system Standard

What is BS OHSAS 18001 : 2007 standard ?

The OHSAS 18001 is British standard for Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems, globally known as BS OHSAS 18001.

Benefits of BS OHSAS 18001 Occupational Health and Safety Management System Standard

Internal Benefits

Reducing the number of personnel injuries through prevention and control of workplace hazards.
Reducing the risk of major accidents.
Ensuring a well-qualified and enthusiastic workforce by fulfilling the increasing expectations of your employees.
Reducing materials loss and production interruptions caused by accidents.

Competitive Benefits

Reducing insurance costs as well as costs incurred due to employees' absenteeism.
Serving the possibility for an integrated management system including quality, environment and health and safety.
Ensuring that appropriate legislation is addressed and acted upon.
Meeting the increasing importance of OH&S for public image.

OHSAS 18001 has been developed to be compatible with ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 to allow for easy integration. Legislative & regulatory commitment and continual improvement are two important aspects of OHSAS 18001

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Applicability of BS OHSAS 18001 Occupational Health and Safety Management System Standard

This standard is applicable to organizations of any size. Yet, it is especially relevant to companies with a large work force, manual and heavy work tasks, and/or high risk work environments. Targeting the health and safety of employees proves that you are actively working to ensure that your operations are safe both for your employees and the surrounding environment.

Examples on the Sectors which BS OHSAS 18001 Occupational Health and Safety Management System Standard applicable on it:Companies / Authorities working in the following Sectors:Foods and Drinking manufacturing/ processing / Services, Oil & gas, Construction and Building, packaging material manufacturing etc…