British Standards Institute BSI
British Standards Institute (BSI) is almost the largest of its kind in the world to establish and disseminate the standard specifications, and BSI issued British National Standards famous with letters BS, and it is a private sector foundation authorized by the British government to represent the United Kingdom in the issuance of British national standards and to represent in the field of Standards in organizations and international agencies such as the ISO & IEC and other international standards devices and regional, and BS specification enjoys with unrivaled international respect and treated as such.
and principles of management systems for occupational health andsafety
The group of British Standards OHSAS 18001 issued by the Organization of British Standards Institute (BSI) in 2007 are the Specifications which enjoys with unrivaled international recognition, which aims to develop agroup of specifications for management systems for occupational health and safety under the figure and an OHSAS 18001 This is to address the following topics:
This standard has been
designed in 2007 version to be compatible with the two standards
ISO 9001 & ISO 14001
Stages of implementation and evaluation of management systems for occupational health and safety OHSAS 18001
In general, the interested organization in applying
the system for the management of occupational health and safety by the
implementing the processes contained in items 8 & 9 on a regular basis to
maintain a satisfactory level of performance of the organization and in
accordance with the requirements of the management system of occupational
health and safety.
Stages to obtain certificates of OHSAS 18001
The OHSAS 18001 specification represents General requirements for the management system functional health and safety suitable for application to any organization of any kind or size or dependency and these specifications represent a system for the management of occupational health and safety most applied in the world, it is a British specification issued by the Organization of BSI British in 2007, and when applied the organization can get a certificate confirms the commitment of the organizations with the standards of this specification.
Steps of qualification according to OHSAS 18001 standard
The contained steps in the previous item represent the basic steps for qualificationwith the exception of some details and the following is a summary of these steps:
1-The appointment of a representative of the administration has the authority to create a system and follow-up and communication with external authorities respect to the system, andthe following is studying the gap according to OHSAS 18001 standard and issuing a gap report andestablish an operational plan for the gap treatment.
Perform a preliminary survey
A training program and awareness for employees is developed and implemented about the Management System for Occupational Health and Safety complying with OHSAS 18001 specification
Performing the Operational plan, Putting all the documents, and processing all systems for the organization complying with OHSAS 18001 specification
Performing an internal audit, and the discovery of non-matches and treatment by studied corrective actions
A senior management can make rebounds and planned periodic reviews of the organization and implementation of the exist system, and resolve the problems of implementation can rest assured senior management for matching of the organization to the management system and requirements contained in the OHSAS 18001 specification
organization selected and contracted with recognized destination forissuance certification which perform with coordination
with the management representative of the organization by arranging the timing
of the audit,
8 The destination for issuance certification checks on the organization and in the case of the audit was positive the organization is granted OHSAS 18001 certification subject to the periodic audits by the donor destination to ensure the continuity of matching to the organization with the requirements of international standard.
The benefits of the application and obtain certificates of OHSAS 18001