OHSAS 18001

What is OHSAS 18001?

OHSAS 18001 is a specification for Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) Management Systems jointly developed by a number of international third party certification bodies, national standards bodies, and other interested parties.health_and_safety1

OHSAS18001 is structured to match ISO9001:2008 and ISO14001:2004 and provides an effective mechanism for managing health and safety aspects of activities while taking into careful consideration accident prevention, risk reduction and the well-being of employees. It is applicable to companies of all sizes in all sectors.

What services do we offer?

    OHSAS 18001 Implementation
    OHSAS 18001 Gap Analysis
    Integrating your OHSAS with existing or additional systems
    Training

Why implement OHSAS 18001?

Legislative Compliance:
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Health & safety legislative compliance is obviously very important. OHSAS18001 requires that you are aware of the legislation and other requirements that are relevant to your organization and that you can demonstrate compliance.

Improved company profile and credibility

OHSAS18001 enables organisations to manage operational risks and improve performance. It also provides guidance on how to manage the health and safety aspects of your activities more effectively, while taking into careful consideration accident prevention, risk reduction and the well-being of employees.

Formalisation of and improved Health and Safety practices

Demonstrating your commitment to Occupational Health & Safety can positively improve the efficiency of internal operations and consequently reduce accidents, danger and downtime. What’s more, OHSAS 18001 ensures compliance with current legal requirements, reducing the risk of penalties or possible litigation.


Increased staff satisfaction and well being

Employee safety and the quality of the working environment are actively improved because objectives and responsibilities are made clearer and all employees are prepared to effectively deal with any future hazards.caution

Enhanced image with interested parties (Public, H&S Executive, Insurers)

The OHSAS 18001 certification enables you to demonstrate your commitment to occupational health and safety, as well as continuously improve your corporate image

OHSAS18001 focuses your organisation on improving safety performance

Testimonial

We were highly recommended Cheryl from a close friend whom had been through the same process.

We started working with her at the end of February 2014, when she provided us with a very in-depth two-day internal audit. During this initial visit, Cheryl identified that the certification body we had been progressing with were not UKAS accredited, with her extensive knowledge and contacts within the industry Cheryl was able to put us in touch with a certification company that were UKAS accredited, and could offer us a auditor experienced in our industry.

Cheryl was extremely pro-active, she provided us with exceptional support and guidance, with regard to processes, forms, legislation and environmental training, and we received our certifications to ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 at the beginning of June!

We would highly recommend Cheryl’s consultancy service. We look forward to continuing to work with Cheryl and count ourselves lucky to have her as our consultant!"

Sam & Kerry Connelly

Director and IMS Manager

http://www.mmcdivingservices.co.uk

 

Sam Connelly - Director
MMC Diving Services Ltd

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