OHSAS 18001 – Health and Safety

OHSAS 18001 sets out a preventative and proactive approach which involves identifying workplace hazards and assessing and controlling risk.

Key elements health and safety OHSAS 18001

Some of the essential elements of the Standard include:

  • Developing OH&S policy
  • Planning
  • Implementing policy and plans
  • Checking for problems and taking corrective action
  • Reviewing management processes
  • Sustaining continual improvement.

The benefits of health and safety OHSAS 18001

Organizations certified to the Standard report a range of benefits, including:

  • A reduction in lost working days
  • Fewer workplace accidents
  • Fewer medical claims
  • Recognition by insurers and regulators
  • A more disciplined approach to safety
  • Improved employee motivation, retention and satisfaction
  • Reduced legal costs
  • Less time and money spent on accident-related investigation and paperwork.

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