OHSAS 18001 is an international standard used by organizations that want to reduce /manage the risks related to occupational health and safety at workplace by implementation and certification of occupational health and safety management system.
In any organization, employees and other stakeholders may be exposed to occupational health and safety risks associated with its activities/processes. OHSAS 18001 provides framework to assess, monitor& effectively manage the risks, so that the organization can improve performance, promote safety and healthy workplaceto ensure a safe working environment, compliance and maintaining a good reputation, and a culture of prevention among employees.
Certification of occupational health & safety management as per the requirements of OHSAS 18001: 2004 - as part of the general management system provides a powerful instrument in focus organization efforts for a better employee’srisk management (accidents, incidents and occupational diseases) and the improvement of employee’s performance considerable.
The benefits of OHSAS 18001 Certification are: