Health and Safety (OHS) at work

OHSAS 18001 : 2007

OHSAS 18001: 2007 is an internationally recognized standard for health and safety (OHS) at work.

Standard provides a framework for organizations, regardless of their complexity and size, to holistically manage their security. OHSAS 18001 is designed to enable organizations to demonstrate their commitment to providing a safe and efficient work environment by identifying risks and improving access to active management of these activities.

The goal of OHSAS 18001 is to continuously reduce the risk of occupational hazards in the workplace, which in turn improves the productivity of the company.

Fundamentals of OHSAS 18001: 2007:

  • Environmental policy
  • Workplace risk assessment
  • Development of goals and programs
  • Implementation plan for the fulfillment of objectives and programs
  • Identification of training requirements
  • Review by the management

Uses OHSAS 18001: 2007:

  • Improves efficiency and reduces the number of accidents at work
  • Shows commitment to the protection of employees, property and plant
  • shows respect for the law
  • Improves reputation
  • Improved relationship with partners based on security and protection of staff, customers and suppliers
  • Compliance with legal regulations
  • Increased credibility of the company
  • Cost savings through preparedness to respond to emergencies
  • Improved risk management system