Health & Safety

OHSAS 18001 Standard

OHSAS 18001 Standard is the European equivalent to AS/NZS 4801.

OHSAS 18001 Standard

Key improvements in OHSAS 18001: 2007 include:

  • Greater harmonisation with ISO 9001 Quality and ISO 14001 Environmental Management Systems Standards
  • An emphasis on the health as well as safety in maintaining a safe workplace
  • Inclusion of management systems planning tools, including the hierarchy of controls.
  • Requirements for consultation.
  • Strengthened requirements for investigation of incidents.

Your Telarc audit will focus on ensuring your system is designed to manage your risks, whether they are Health and Safety related, or other risk management themes such as risks to the environment or your quality reputation.

Our auditors independently assess important areas of your operations, seeking clarification and proof that your goals and obligations are being met and report on the status of your system. These reports will enable you to make decisions or take action in a timely manner to give you the confidence that your Health and Safety commitments are being met.