OHSAS 18001 Certification

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. To achieve certification to OHSAS 18001 an organisation must have a health and safety management system compliant with the requirements of the OHSAS 18001 standard. The standard also requires a company to have appropriate health and safety policies, procedures and protocols to ensure it is a safety conscientious organisation.

How to establish an OHSAS 18001 Occupation health and safety management system?

• Formulate an Occupational, Health and Safety Management System (OHSMS) with the establishment of an occupational, health and safety (OHS) manual in which the scope of OHSMS is determined
• Establish an occupational, health and safety policy and OHS objectives and programmes
• Ensure document and record control
• Implement and maintain a procedure to identify hazards, assess risk and determine controls in the work place
• Maintain procedures to ensure applicable occupational, health and safety legislation is identified, communicated within and compliance assessed
• Define resources, roles, responsibilities, accountability and authority with regard to the OHSMS
• Implement an adequate occupational, health and safety communication, participation and consultation process
• Maintain good operational control
• Plan emergency preparedness and response
• Meet strict criteria in relation to incident investigation
• Identify and deal with OHS non conformities by applying corrective and preventative action
• Monitor and measure the occupational, health and safety performance of the organisation
• Audit the system and review the system at a management level periodically

Road Map for Occupational Health & Safety (OHSAS) :

• OHSAS Policy to be displayed near the main gate
• Register for reportable (More than 48Hrs rest) and non reportable (less than 48 Hrs rest) accidents or injury & Health Register as per Factory act 1948
• Record of visit of Labor inspector /Factory inspector
• Safety plan for all to combat natural calamity like flood, fire, drinking water to be analyzed to meet WHO requirement
• Roads and walk way repair to prevent slip and fall and cause injury
• Normal health check up record for all especially for diseases associated with occupational health
• All noisy areas must have lot of open ventilation or high ceiling as per consent or people working must wear muff to avoid partial deafness
• All bushes to be cut before summer which may cause fire
• All water hydrants and fire extinguishers to be tested and record kept
• All septic tanks to be cleaned once in a year
• All canteen waste to be disposed in a proper way (Given to animals e.g. pigs)
• Trees to be planted to prevent dust going into eyes and causing problem14. Record the visit of Health department official and vaccination dates
• Record of mock drill for fire extinguishing
• Training records of people including main supplier
• Internal audit & management reviews
• Complaint register to be available at gate
• Fire prevention and emergency preparedness drill in case of natural calamity or disaster management
• Health check up statement for every year
• Safety record and use of safety appliance
• All LPG cylinders to be tested for leakage and user to be trained
• All licenses like factory, ESI registration for workmen, lift license
• Pressure vessel license, oil storage license
• Display at the gate following Workmen minimum wages act, Factory act 1948, Minor below 18 years not allowed d in factory premises
• First aid box and ambulance on call
• Health and safety budget

Advantages Of OHSAS 18001 Certification :

• Reduction of loss caused by professional accidents and illness
• Greater work legal requirements compliance control
• Customer and employee satisfaction
• Greater trust from stockholders and investors

Contact Info

  • Address: 301, Ramnarayan Complex Near Kampoo Idgah, Lashkar, Gwalior, M.P. 474001
  • Contact No.: +91 - 8871866885, 9302410066
  • Email: drasticertification@gmail.com

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