Occupational Health & Safety management System (OHSAS 18001:2007)

OHSAS 18001 is an assessment specification for Occupational Health and Safety Management System.

It enables organization to manage operation risk and improve performance. It also provides guidance on how to manage the health and safety aspects of business activities more effectively, while taking into careful consideration accident prevention, risk reduction and well-being of employees.

The advantages of an effective OHSAS management system

  • Provides a structured approach for managing OH&S.
  • Establishes and maintains a commitment to occupational health and safety.
  • Demonstrates strong commitment to safety excellence.
  • Organizational structures in place with clear roles and responsibilities.
  • Existence of a continuous improvement culture.
  • Strong levels of trust and communication.
  • Reduction in incident levels with increased measures of performance.
  • Contributes to business performance by reducing cost and liabilities.

Organizations which have attained registration through NSAI maintain that it leads to improved internal and external communications and a more disciplined attitude among employees to health and safety matters through continuous improvement. OHSAS ensures a consistency of approach, which assures compliance as a minimum.