OHSAS 18001

 


PRINCIPLES OF OHSAS 18001 STANDARD

The OHSAS 18001 standard is based on the Plan-Do-Check-Act methodology, with an emphasis on continual improvement. The following steps form the basic structure of the management system and
link into the structure of OHSAS 18001.

  • Plan: Identify and establish the objectives and processes necessary to deliver results in accordance with the organization’s OH&S policy.
  • Do: Implement the processes for the Health and Safety Management System.
  • Check: Monitor and measure processes of the management system against OH&S policy, objectives, legal and other requirements, and report the results or take any necessary corrective action.
  • Act: Evaluate and take actions to continually improve the effectiveness and applicability of OH&S performance.

 

The Benefits of OHSAS 18001 certification

  • Gain competitive advantages in the global market
  • Enhance health and safety working environment
  • Enhance company image and brand reputation
  • Continual improvement of organisational performance
  • Encourage organisations to improve working environment with ensured health and safety for employees
  • Demonstrate your commitment to health and safety towards company’s stakeholders
  • Ensure compliance with the legal and regulatory requirements
  • Better management of health and safety risk and potentially reduced public liability