What is it?
OHSAS 18001 is an internationally recognised occupational, health and safety management system series standard. The OHSAS 18001 standard is based on the similar ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 Plan – DO – Check – Act structure.
By adopting the OHSAS 18001 Standard – organisations are able to minimise risks to their workforce and visitors or external contractors on their premises. The standard will enable organisations to put in place processes for continually reviewing and improving occupational health and safety.
Key areas that will be focused on during the assessment process
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- Management systems in place
- Planning and risk assessment
- Staff training and awareness
- Communication of safety management systems
- Response to emergency situations
- Monitoring and continual improvement
At CMSE we have a long history working with clients and helping them to achieve 3rd party accreditation in relation to their management systems such as OHSAS 18001, ISO 14001 & ISO 9001
We help each client on an individual bases to assess if the putting in place such a system would be appropriate to their company, and help formulate a plan in relation to installing the system and preparing the system ahead of the final certification audit.
We do this using a blended approach where we first meet with Clients that are considering installing an accredited a management system such as OHSAS 18001, after ascertaining our clients’ needs we than carry out a gap analysis to better understand our clients’ requirements and identify areas needing improvement or further development ahead of the Final Certification Audit.
After publishing the Gap analysis and plan we work alongside our clients to insure their management system is ready ahead of the certification Audit and to insure our clients are deriving the maximum Value and benefit from there system.
Please feel free to contact any of our team with any questions you may have on Management Systems,
……..And don’t forget as well as the OHSAS 18001 standard we can also offer help with both the Environment Management System ISO 14001 & The Quality Management System ISO 9001
Please feel free to give us a call for further details of what we can do in relation to your management systems.