All you need to know about OHSAS 18001 Certification (Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems)
OHSAS 18001 is the British Standard for Occupational Health and Safety. It is internationally applied and recognised as a demonstrator of accurate occupational health and safety operation. OHSAS 18001 Certification aligns adequately with the structure and requirements of the popular ISO 9001 and ISO 14001; this means that organisations who are already certified to the ISO 9001 and/or ISO 14001 standard can become OHSAS 18001 Certified more simply.
Perhaps the most important and attractive feature of getting OHSAS 18001 Certification is the ability to advertise of a safe working environment. The reasons behind getting OHSAS 18001 range from remaining up-to-date with legislation and protecting your staff, but some of the many benefits are:
- Insurance premiums decrease
- Rates of accidents and incidents decrease
- Better ability to control occupational health and safety risks
- Become highly compliant with health and safety legislation
- Your reputation, with customers and stakeholders, will improve
- Have a competitive advantage
The market is always competitive, and with OHSAS 18001 Certification you can do more than competitive pricing, you can stand out by demonstrating your commitment to providing a reliable service.
Whether you are already certified to ISO standards or not, get in touch with us to find out how your organisation can benefit from OHSAS 18001 Certification and start the process today.
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To find out more about ISO 14001 Certification or ISO 9001 Certification please follow the links provided to previous blog posts.