OHSAS 18001 a comprehensive Occupational Health and Safety Management System specification, designed to enable organizations to control Health & Safety risks and improve its performance. The standard is applicable to any organization that wishes to take a proactive approach to its occupational health and safety risks.
The elements of OHSAS 18001 include:
|a) Policy and commitment.|
|b) Hazard identification, risk assessment & risk controls.|
|c) Legal requirements.|
|d) Objectives & Programs.|
|e) Organization & personnel.|
|f) Training, Communication & Consultation.|
|g) Documentation & records.|
|h) Operational Controls.|
|i) Emergency Readiness.|
|j) Measurement & monitoring.|
|k) Accident & incident investigation, corrective & preventive action.|
l) Audit & Review.