Improve health and safety with OHSAS 18001
Looking for a way of improving employee relations and increasing your organisations profits?
Organisations of all sizes and in all sectors have a duty to provide a safe and healthy work environment for all of their employees. In some sectors, occupational health and safety goes beyond being just a moral requirement; there are also legal obligations that must be met.
Improving working conditions by identifying hazards in the workplace and reducing accidents can provide financial benefits to organisations by increasing productivity, reducing staff turnover and improving motivation.
BS OHSAS 18001 certification provides an effective solution if you want to implement a safety management system that will provide a long term process for identifying hazards, minimising risks and improving the safety of employees.
OHSAS 18001 (Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series) is an internationally recognised standard that enables organisations to assess and audit occupational health and safety management systems.
OHSAS 18001 benefits of certification include:
- Hazard identification
- Risk assessment
- Improved working conditions
- Reduced work related accidents
- Increased productivity
- Less absenteeism
- Increased customer confidence
- Meet legal obligations
- Internationally recognised
Maintaining your health and safety management system by regular audits and reviews ensures the process remains robust, up to date and incorporates sector best practice. The system is maintained by keeping records, controlling documentation, staff training and performance reviews.
If you are committed to the welfare of your employees and want to maintain your competitive edge in a global marketplace, achieving ISO 18001 certification provides an effective management system. It can also be integrated with other standards such as ISO 9001 (quality) and ISO 14001 (environmental).