WHAT DO YOU MEAN BY OHSAS 18001:2007 ?
WHAT DO YOU MEAN BY OHSAS 18001: 2007? WHAT IS OHSAS 18001:2007
Heidi power plant engineers how are you I hope everything is fine, today we discussed a very important topic related to safety management system this article you find these question answer which is what do you mean by OHSAS 18001: 2007? WHAT IS OHSAS 18001:2007. First of all, we understood what is OHSAS? OHSAS is the stat for the Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series.
WHAT IS OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM?
The system aims to guide an organization to establish a comprehensive framework for occupational health and safety policy, setting up objectives and to assess effectiveness the management system has 18001 Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series is a British Standard for occupational health and safety management systems which are applied in every standard industry, OHSAS 18001: 2007 standard which works internationally for providing requirements related to health and safety management system .
The OHSAS 18000 standards provide organizations with the elements of an effective safety management system which can be integrated with other management systems and help organizations achieve better occupational health and safety performance and economic objectives. OHSAS 18001 Occupational Health and Safety Assessment 18001:2007 Series have control over whole origination and have to knowledge of all relevant hazards which causes from normal operations and abnormal situations, and improve its performance after that which helps for boosting plant safety as well plant production.
Who Created OHSAS?
OHSAS 18001 was created via a concerted effort from a number of the world’s leading national standards bodies, certification bodies, and specialist consultancies. The main driver for this was to try to remove confusion in the workplace from the proliferation of certifiable OH&S specifications.
PURPOSE OF OSHAS 18001?
The purpose is to help organizations to manage & control their Occupational Health & Safety risks and to improve their OH&S performance.
AGENDA OF OHSAS18001:2007 STANDARD
Make people aware of the systems followed in every department of industries where you seem system, operation, and workplace related hazards to manage safety at the site. And also creating an environment in which every worker knows about their working place at an optimum level where he can work without fear. AGENDA OF OHSAS18001:2007 STANDARD is that supporting the industries for eliminating all the hazards from the accident area where a person got an injury during work.
REQUIREMENTS OF OHSAS 18001:2007 STANDARDS
1.Basic safety measures.
2.Severity index monitoring.
3.Contract document for safety.
4. Key Performance Indicators.
– Near miss closure.
– Observations closure.
– Frequency Rate.
6. Statutory Compliances.
– Medical Examinations.
7.Guidelines for safety.
OHSAS 18001: 2007 OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY ASSESSMENT SERIES THE PDCA METHODOLOGY
The PDCA (plan–do–check–act or plan–do–check–adjust) methodology is used to organize OHSAS 18001 in the following way:
PLAN- to plan the establishment of your OHSMS (Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems )
DO – expects you to implement your OHSMS.
CHECK – expect you to monitor, measure, and report on the performance of your OHSMS.
ACT – expect you to improve your OHSMS.
GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR OHSAS 18001:2007
1. Develop, Document, Implement, Maintain & Improve OHSMS in accordance with OHSAS 18001.
2. OHSAS 18001:2007 POLICY
3. Clearly states overall OH&S objectives
4. Authorized by top management
5. Appropriate to nature & scale of OH&S risks
6. Documented, implemented, and maintained
7. Communicated to all employees
8. Available to interested parties
9. Reviewed periodically
10. OH&S POLICY COMMITMENTS
11. Improve health & safety performance
12. Continual improvement
13. Comply with OH&S legal and other requirements
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