ISO 18001

OHSAS 18001 is a British Standard for occupational health and safety management systems. It exists to help all kinds of organizations put in place demonstrably sound occupational health and safety performance. It is widely seen as the world’s most recognized occupational health and safety management systems standard. The 18001 specification was updated in July 2007. Among other changes, the new specification was more closely aligned with the structures of ISO 14001:2004 and ISO 9001:2000 so that organizations could more easily adopt 18001 alongside existing management systems.

What is ISO 18001?

BS OHSAS 18001 is the internationally recognised standard for occupational health and safety management systems. It gives you a framework to identify, control and reduce the risks associated with health and safety in your workplace.

You can use it to develop your occupational health and safety policy, taking into account specific legal requirements and risks related to your industry.

If you have already carried out audits to assess the effectiveness of your policy, these may not give you the confidence that your health and safety management system meets legal and policy requirements. To be effective they need to be conducted in line with a recognised standard, and this is what BS OHSAS 18001 can help you achieve.

Why choose BS OHSAS 18001?

With BS OHSAS 18001 you can increase your opportunities to tender for new business, which can result in preferred supplier status. You can also benefit from the following advantages of BS OHSAS 18001:

  • Identify and control health and safety risks
  • Reduce the potential for accidents
  • Reduce sick days as a result of work-related injuries and ill-health
  • Generate greater staff engagement
  • Reduce insurance premiums
  • Ensure compliance
  • Avoid fines and lost productivity.

Who is BS OHSAS 18001 for?
BS OHSAS 18001 is suitable for organizations of all sizes that want to set up formal procedures to manage health and safety risks in the working environment to protect employees, customers or the general public.

Where is BS OHSAS 18001 recognized?
BS OHSAS 18001 is recognized globally. If you choose to follow the standard you’ll be following internationally recognized best practice.

Course Duration

2 Days

Duration :1 hours
Total Questions : 40
Passing Score : 24 Questions (60%)