DEVELOPMENT, IMPLEMENTATION AND ASSESSMENT OF OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH & SAFETY OHSAS 18001 : 2007
OHSAS 18000 – Occupational Health & Safety

Is an international occupational health and safety management system specification. The specification is comprised of two parts, 18001 and 18002, and

embraces BS 8800 and a number of other publications. The standard follows the structure of ISO 14001, requiring top-level commitment to compliance with

legislation,prevention of accidents, promotion of good health and continual improvement

The OHSAS specification is applicable to any organisation that wishes to:
Establish an OH&S management system to eliminate or minimise risk to employees and other interested parties who may be exposed to activities with OH&S risks
Assure compliance with its own OH&S policy
Demonstrate such compliance to the stakeholders
Implement, maintain and continually improve an OH&S management system
Make a self-determination and declaration of compliance with this OHSAS specification
Seek third party independent certification of its OH&S management system

An OHSAS 18000 development and implementation assists in a variety of business to minimise risk to employees and other interested parties; improve an
existing OH&S management system; demonstrate diligence; gain assurance; among others.

 

The Occupational Health and Safety Management System supports organisations to create a culture of safety and maintain business sustainability.