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.
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.