OHSAS 18001 is an international standard that provides a framework for Occupational Health and Safety Management. The best practices to aid the organizations to identify, minimize and control and safety risks in the workplace conform to health and safety legislation and protect the well-being of staff while at work.

Good health and safety management is critical for businesses to survive in today’s market, like the mother international standard which is ISO 9001, it is also based on the cycle known as Plan, Do, Check and Act or PDCA.

By achieving certification to OHSAS 18001, the organization will be able to reap numerous benefits such as:

  • Improving employee’s motivation through the provision of a safer workplace and participation processes.
  • To identify their health and safety legal requirements as well as to identify on-site occupational health and safety hazards and risks to control those risks.
  • Better promotion of health and safety in a workplace to reduce accidents and incidents.
  • Refining corporate’s image and credibility among top management, authorities, customers and prospective clients.

OHSAS 18001 was developed in response to a global demand for a standardized management system for Occupational Health and Safety.

OHSAS 18001 can be applied to any organization of any size in any country to help promote and control their health and safety risks and hazards.