OHSAS18001 :2007 , Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series was a British Standard for occupational health and safety management systems.Organizationsworldwide recognize the need to control and improve health and safety performance and 200 with occupational health and safety management systems.It’s an International standard which provides a framework to identify control and decrease the risks associated with health and safety within the workplace.
The framework helps organizations to identify and controlhealth and safety risks , reduce the potential for accidents aid legal compliance , improve overall performance.The standard provides organizations with the elements of an effective safety management system which can be integrated with other management systems.
OHSAS 18001 helps organizations achieve better occupational health and safety performance and economic objectives. The standard specified requirements for an OHSAS management system to help an organization develop and implement the policy and objectives which take into account legal requirements.
Benefits of OHSAS 18001:2007
Adoption of international best practices in relation to risk management Improve corporate image and credibility among stakeholders , prospective, clients, customers,regulators and the public.
Ensures legislative awareness and consent-Improves the incident investigation process-Ensure your health and well being of employees , public and subcontractors Reduces accident and incident rates by reducing or eliminating work place menace The purpose of the management system is to put the focus on the employees and insured best practices are being implemented.
•OHSAS 18001 is implemented by a wide variety of industries.