Human life is precious and safety of personnel and interested parties is the responsibility of an organization. OHSAS 18001:2007 Certification Service is a globally recognized standard for occupational health and safety management system and defines the health and labor protection system of an organization. An OHSAS18001 certification establishes an organization’s commitment to provide a safe working environment to protect employees & other concerns. It aims at reducing and preventing accidents and accident related loss of life, equipment, time and damage to environment. In providing a framework to OHSAS18001, many Health & Safety issues are brought together into documented system. This enables the organization to formulate policy and objectives, taking into account legislative requirements, significant hazards and risks, related to occupational health & safety. With the resultant system in place, whether integrated or not, ensure that the tools for control exist; this provides peace of mind for senior management along with systems and procedures for staff & persons concerned and can reduce legal costs and working time loss.
Demonstrating the commitment to Occupational Health & Safety issues positively impact the company’s success and bring the following benefits:
- Improvement in safety culture, increasing control of hazards
- Improvement in the efficiency of the operations & consequent reduction in accidents & production time loss
- Improvement in the security / quality of work places, employee morale and adherence to company values
- Reduction in insurance premiums
- Enhancement of corporate image
Demonstration of legal compliance Shamkris Global offers certifications under OHSAS18001 to the Organizations accredited by QASL (Canada) Apply for Certification Shamkris Global offers various services worldwide and these services with accreditation where applicable, whilst following uniform management system, are operated by separate legal entities within the group.
(OHSAS) specification gives clearer direction to an occuptional health and safely management system. OHSAS 18001 is an audit/certification soecification, not a legislative requirement or a guide to implement. It should be noted that OHSAS 18001 does not state specific performance criteria, or give detailed specification for the design of a management system. Inside the system is geared towards reducing and preventing accidents and accident related loss of lives resource and time OHSAS 18001 has been developed to be compatiblewith the ISO 9001 (Quality) and ISO 1400I1 (Environmental) management systems standards. It is hoped that any organization that implements OHSAS 18001 can easily integrate it with other quality. environmental or occupational health and safety management systems. The OHSAS 18001 Specification follows the Plan-Do-Check- Review cycle. with a concurrent emphasis on continual improvement. This model aligns well with the structure of other management system documents such as ISO 14001. thus aiding the progress ofintcgrated management Systems. The elements of OHSAS l800l includes Policy
and commitment. Hazard identiﬁcation. risk assessment & risk control. Legal requirements. Objectives and Programs. Organization and personnel. Training. Communication and Consultation. Documentation and Records. Operational Controls. Emergency Readiness.Measurement and Monitoring. Accident and Incident Investigation. Corrective and Preventive action. Audit and Review. and Application and Relevance to the Industry.