Work safety

Work safety

Health and safety in workplaces is a large risk for companies, with major issues resulting in a serious negative impact on the business reputation.

The standard BS OHSAS 18001 is internationally recognized and can be used by any Organization for health and safety management in the workplace. It allows an Organization to control its risks to health and safety, in accordance with current regulations and industry specific risks.
 
OHSAS 18001 is a tool that allows to manage in an organic and systematic way worker’s safety, without compromising the company organizational structure.
It is based on some requirements:
  • Adoption of a company policy about safety management.
  • Identification of hazards, risks assessment and control.
  • Clear Definition of programs, targets, assignments, responsibilities.
  • Worker’s education, training and engagement.
  • Monitoring and measuring of the health and safety system performance and legal compliance.
  • The identification and assessment of risks and dangers related to the activities carried out by third parties inside the company work place.
 
Organizations that decide to adopt BS OHSAS certification BS OHSAS benefit in a number of ways:
  • They know they are legally compliant.
  • They know they are safeguarding their workers – the company’s biggest asset.
  • They can guarantee a systematic and organized approach to emergencies deriving from work, related injuries and accidents.
  • They can easily integrate this management system with ISO 9001:2008 Quality management systems and ISO 14001, Environmental management systems.