Safety & Health Topics

What is OHSMS?

Occupational Health & Safety Management System

  • A voluntary effort on OH&S management applying PDCA
  • Risk identification & control (Process management)
  • Internal Safety Audits

Objectives of OHSMS

  • Ensure continuity of activities by periodic audits by third parties
  • System improvement based on professional recommendations
  • Inspire reputation as a safe industry
What is OHSAS 18001?
The Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series (OHSAS) 18001 and the accompanying OHSAS 18002, Guidelines for the implementation of OHSAS 18001, have been developed in response to customer demand for a recognizable Occupational Health and Safety Management System standard against which their management systems can be assessed and certified.
OHSAS 18001 is compatible with ISO 9001:2000 (Quality) and ISO 14001:2004 (Environmental) management system standards.

Elements of OHSMS (based on OHSAS18001:2007)General
  • OHS Policy
  • Hazard identification, risk assessment and determining controls
  • Legal and Other Requirements
  • Objectives and Programme(s)
Implementation & Operation
  • Resources, roles, responsibility, accountability and authority
  • Competence, training and awareness
  • Communication, participation and consultation
  • Documentation
  • Control of documents
  • Operation Control
  • Emergency Preparedness and Response
  • Performance Measurement and Monitoring
  • Evaluation of compliance
  • Incident investigation, nonconformity, corrective action and preventive action
  • Control of Records
  • Internal Audit
Management Review