OHSAS 18001Health and Safety Management

Reduce health and safety risks, protect your employees and don’t break the law.

Is your health and safety management good enough for OHSAS 18001 certification?

OHSAS 18001 is the internationally recognised standard for Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems. By implementing its best-practice processes, you can help your company identify and control its health and safety risks.

Achieving OHSAS 18001 certification demonstrates that your company is committed to reducing accidents, complying with the law and improving its overall health and safety performance. This can lead to increased employee, customer and stakeholder confidence in your management systems. It can also enhance your company’s brand and give you a competitive advantage.

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Why should I apply for OHSAS 18001 certification?

Every business has to comply with health and safety legislation. The OHSAS 18001 standard ensures your organisation, whatever its size or sector, meets its legal obligations. It is evidence that you are dedicated to tackling health and safety risks. It also shows your commitment to reducing the personal risks to your employees as well as the disruption costs to your business.


Here are some benefits of using the OHSAS 18001 framework:
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    Ensure awareness and compliance with your legal obligations, including the latest health and safety regulations, so minimising the risk of legal action

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    Improve your corporate image and credibility with regulators, customers, employees, suppliers and other stakeholders

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    Protect the health and well-being of your employees, sub-contractors and the public

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    Minimise employer’s liability by adopting proactive rather than reactive controls

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    Reduce accident and incident rates by identifying and removing workplace hazards

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    Improve your incident investigation process, helping you prevent repeat incidents

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    Increase your employee motivation, by involving them in the process of creating a safer workplace

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    Boost productivity by preventing incidents that disrupt your business.

How businesses have benefitted from OHSAS 18001

How to get OHSAS 18001

Our expert consultants will make the process of gaining OHSAS 18001 certification as straightforward as possible for you. This includes helping your business make any necessary improvements to its processes.

Our 3-stage certification process ensures you get the help you need at every step. We can even create your quality manual for you, saving you time and money.

Once you have achieved certification, you will need to pass an audit each year. This is to ensure your business continues to deliver the highest standards in health and safety management. Your first audit will be one year after you receive your OHSAS certificate.