OHSAS 18001 is a Health & safety management system. It provides a framework to effectively management of safety & healthy issue in the working environment and legal compliance. This system able to eliminate or minimize risk to employees, protects them from injury and increase performance of the organizations.
It can be applied to all types and sizes of organizations and accommodates diverse geographical, cultural and social conditions.
OHSAS 18001 standard based on Plan-Do-Check-Act methodology, which focus on continual improvement.
- Plan: Establish the objectives and necessary processes to deliver results in accordance with the organization’s OH&S policy.
- Do: Implement the Health and Safety Management System’s processes.
- Check: Monitor and measure the management system’s processes against OH&S policy, objectives, legal and other requirements, and take any necessary corrective action.
- Act: Take actions to continual improve the effectiveness and applicability of OH&S management system.