OHSAS 18001 is a management system that is focused on Occupational Health and Safety and can be assessed and certified. Implementation of OHSAS 18001 will assist you with your legal Health and Safety compliance and will identify areas where improvements can be made, such as with risk assessment, accident performance and safe systems of work.
When implemented properly, OHSAS 18001 is an audited system that will monitor and improve performance.
Implementing OHSAS 18001 will ensure that a comprehensive risk assessment and training program is in place within the organisation.
Why implement OHSAS 18001?
OHSAS 18001 demonstrates to customers a level of health and safety compliance and can be beneficial in the tendering process. In particular, implementation of OHSAS 18001 will:
- Produce (and improve upon) policies
- Assess and improve the control of risks to health and safety
- Monitor and improve your organisation’s health and safety performance
- Help with legal compliance
CoLaw can work with your organisation to implement the OHSAS 18001 management system and can guide you through the certification process and assist your health and safety team.