OHSAS 18001 : THE HEALTH AND SAFETY STANDARD
AGQR ISO 18001 is an Occupation Health and Safety Assessment Series for health and safety management systems. It is intended to help an organizations to control occupational health and safety risks. It was devloped in response to widespread demand for a recognized standard against which to be certified and assessed. A certified occupational health and safety management system shows your commitment to the health and safety of your employees.
The OHSAS 18001 (Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series) certification system is created by an association of national standard bodies, certification bodies/registrars, and specialist consultancies.What is the OHSAS series
OHSAS 18001 certification is designed to help organisations define occupational health and safety policies and objectives. It was first released in 1999 and revised in 2007. It is the world's most recognised framework for occupational health and safety management systems. It is applicable to any organisation at any size, within any business sector.
OHSAS 18001 is largely aligned with the structure of ISO 14001 and is based on the two concepts of continual improvement and regulatory compliance.Eliminating risks and hazards
OHSAS 18001 measures your managements system with regards to several dimensions. The extent of application will depend on such factors as the occupational health and safety policy of the organisation, the nature of its activities, and conditions under which it operates.
A successful management system should be based on:
- An occupational health and safety policy appropriate for the company
- Identification of occupational health and safety risks and legal requirements
- Objectives, targets, and programmes that ensure continual improvements
- Management activities that control the occupational health and safety risks
- Monitoring of the occupational health and safety system performance
- Continual reviews, evaluation, and improvement of the system
For third party certification, you need to implement an effective management system complying with the requirements of the standard.
AGQR ohsas 18001 consultants is an accredited third party certification body. We provide relevant training and certification of your occupational health and safety system.