OHSAS 18001

OHSAS 18001 was created via a concerted effort from a number of the worlds leading national standards bodies, certification bodies, and specialist consultancies.


OHSAS 18000 is an international occupational health and safety management system specification. It comprises two parts, 18001 and 18002 and embraces BS8800 and a number of other publications. OHSAS 18001 was created via a concerted effort from a number of the worlds leading national standards bodies, certification bodies, and specialist consultancies.


Benefits of OHSAS 18001

The OHSAS specification is applicable to any organization that wishes to:

  • Establish an OH&S management system to eliminate or minimize risk to employees and other interested parties who may be exposed to OH&S risks associated with its activities
  • Greater assurance of conformance with occupational health and safety policy
  • Consistent and proven management approach to H&S risks, present and future
  • Deployment of method for continual improvement of the occupational health and safety management system.
  • Assure itself of its conformance with its stated OH&S policy
  • Demonstrate such conformance to others
  • Implement, maintain and continually improve an OH&S management system
  • Make a self-determination and declaration of conformance with this OHSAS specification.
  • Seek certification/registration of its OH&S management system by an external organization
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