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BS OHSAS 18001:2007

Occupational health and safety management systems. Requirements

Status : Current   Published : July 2007



What is BS OHSAS 18001:2007?

Organizations of all kinds are under constant pressure to comply with occupational health and safety regulations and perform in line with their policy. BS OHSAS 18001:2007 sets out the minimum requirements for a best practice occupational health and safety management system – helping organizations to control their hazards and risks, while boosting their performance. This standard also assists companies with their planning and policy formation, while ensuring they comply with the latest health and safety requirements and legislation. It applies to organizations and enterprises of all types and sizes, and accommodates various geographical, cultural and social conditions.

How does it work?

BS OHSAS 18001:2007 helps organizations to implement a sound occupational health and safety management system, so they can reduce risks to personnel and put the right safety measures in place. The standard also looks at the best ways to improve and maintain occupational health and safety systems, while perform in line with the company’s policy. By complying with BS OHSAS 18001: 2007, organizations can improve their overall working environment and the conditions of employment.

Who should buy it?

  • Occupational health and safety officers
  • Health and safety officers
  • All organizations wishing to implement an occupational health and safety management system
  • Health and safety inspectors
  • Quality assessors
  • Regulatory bodies
  • Certification bodies
  • Approval organizations

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Standard NumberBS OHSAS 18001:2007
TitleOccupational health and safety management systems. Requirements
Publication Date31 July 2007
Cross ReferencesOHSAS 18002, ILO-OSH:2001, ISO 9000:2005, ISO 9001:2000, ISO 14001:2004, ISO 19011:2002
ReplacesOHSAS 18001:1999
DescriptorsOccupational safety, Health and safety management, Safety measures, Health and safety requirements, Environment (working), Environmental health, Management, Management operations, Planning, Policy formation, Policy, Risk assessment, Accident prevention, Performance, Conditions of employment, Job specification, Equipment safety, Personnel, Personnel management, Dangerous materials, Industrial, Technical documents, Training, Group communication, Hazards, Quality auditing, Quality management Health and Safety
Title in FrenchSystemes de gestion de sante et securite professionnelles. Exigences
Title in GermanArbeitsschutzmanagementsysteme. Forderungen
ISBN978 0 580 59404 5
File Size425.9 KB

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