OHSAS is abbreviated as Occupation Health and Safety Assessment Series for health and safety management systems. The standard was created out of several publications and reports that stipulated the amount and the extend of measures that needed to take do as to provide safety and prevent the risk of hazards from occurring.It provides the framework for building an Occupational Health and Safety Management System by assisting in the creation of policies, procedures and controls needed for the creation of a hazard free working environment.
Benefits of OHSAS 18001:2007
Improves corporate image and credibility among stakeholders, regulators, customers, prospective clients and the public
Adoption of international best practice in relation to risk management
Ensures health and well-being of employees, sub-contractors and the public
Minimisation of liability of employers through adoption of proactive rather than reactive controls
Ensures legislative awareness and compliance
Reduces accident and incident rates by reducing or eliminating workplace hazards
Improves the incident investigation process
Increases employee motivation through the provision of a safer workplace and participation process
What Industries implement OHSAS 18001:2007?
OHSAS 18001 is implemented by a wide varieties of industries. The health and Safety standard can benefit any organisations that choose to implement it. If you have a workforce of 5 or 500 then OHSAS 18001 will benefit you immediately. The purpose of the management system is put to the focus on the employees and ensure best practices are being implemented. Effectively implementing the standard results in a safer working environment for your workforce, plus reduce risk and liability exposure on the organisation.
Exsolution have with us industry experts who overseen the conception and the implementation of the perfect safety mechanisms that will stand the test of time. Their expertise has provided several companies with exceptional OHS which have been audited and certified with the OHSAS 18001 Certification in the very first attempt.