What is OHSAS 18001?

OHSAS 18001 is the international Occupational Health and Safety Management Standard. It provides a framework for the effective management of OH&S including all aspects of risk management and legal compliance. It addresses occupational health and safety, rather than any specific product safety matters.

What are the benefits of certification?

  • Results in better planned and ongoing management of health and safety risks
  • Reduces work-related accidents and illness
  • Reduces costs associated with accidents and illness
  • Improves operational performance through policies and procedures
  • Increases control of regulatory issues
  • Reduces risk of citations and penalties
  • Increases access to new customers and business partners through an improved corporate image
  • Potentially reduces insurance costs