Occupation Health and Safety Assessment Series (OHSAS 18001) for health and safety management systems promotes a safe and healthy working environment by providing a framework that helps organizations to:
- Identify and control health and safety risks
- Reduce the potential for accidents
- Aid legal compliance
- Improve overall performance
OHSAS 18001 is an Occupation Health and Safety Assessment Series for health and safety management systems. It is intended to help an organization to control occupational health and safety risks. It was developed in response to widespread demand for a recognized standard against which to be certified and assessed.
OHSAS 18001 specifies requirements for an OH&S management system which helps our organization develop and implement a policy and objectives, which take into account legal requirements and information about OH&S risks. In general it applies to all types and sizes of organizations and accommodates diverse geographical, cultural and social conditions.