OHSAS 18001 Occupational, Health and Safety Management System
The Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series (OHSAS) standard gives requirements for an occupational health and safety (OH&S) management system, to enable an organization to control its OH&S risks and improve its performance. It does not state specific ohsas performance criteria, nor does it give detailed specifications for the design of a management system. The Occupational health and safety management system that facilitates the management of the OHSAS risks associated with the business of the organization. This includes the organizational structure, planning activities, responsibilities, practices, procedures, processes and resources for developing, implementing, achieving, reviewing and maintaining the organization's OH&S policy.
The implementing Occupation, Health and Safety management system (OHSMS) and OHSAS 18001 certification are one such opportunity that can enable the companies acquires the label of sound and safe work environment. It reflects the proactive measures of Organisation to protect the OHSAS through preventive mechanisms rather than corrective one.
Why Occupational Health and safety management system?
- Improved communication
- Market credibility / image
- Systematic approach
- Improved compliance
- Improved emergency preparedness
- Improved profitability
- Reduction in liability and risk
- Improved internal management
- Confidence with stakeholders
- Improved employee confidence / faith
Developing an Occupational Health and Safety Management system:
Any organisation may develop its own Occupational Health and safety management system to address OHSMS issues arising out of its activities, product or services. The elements of such a system may be decided by the organisation itself depending upon the need.
Thus Occupational Health and Safety Management System scope is as below:
- Must be based on control of causes, not hazards and risks reactive
- Must address all management elements of control
- Must address Normal / Abnormal / Emergency conditions
- Must have measurable parameters
- Must be goal driven
- Must be relevant to risks
- Must involve all
- Must promote continual improvement
- Management and not control / eradication
- OHSMS is managing risks and hazards
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