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OHSAS 18001 Consultants in India

Inzinc Consulting India’s competent OHSAS 18001 Consultants in India can help your esteemed organization get certified to the OHSAS 18001 standard through our proven consulting solutions.

What is OHSAS 18001?

In today’s competitive world, we speak so much about quality, productivity, cost, bottom line, etc being a part of the organization’s business strategy. We seldom remember that occupational health and safety plays a key role in the business strategy of the organization. The OHSAS 18001 standard addresses this aspect.

OHSAS is the short form of Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series.

OHSAS 18001 is an internationally acknowledged occupational, health and safety management system standard that specifies requirements of an Occupational Health and Safety Management System (OH & S / OHSMS). These requirements helporganisations in identifying, minimising and controlling health andsafety risks in the workplace, conform to the applicable Health &Safety legislation and protect the well-being of the workforceand visitors / external contractors during operations.

The OHSAS 18001 standard provides framework for continually monitoring, reviewing and improving occupational health and safety.

The OHSAS 18001 standard is based on the Deming’s PDCA Cycle.  

History of the OHSAS standard

The OHSAS Project Group, a consortium of 43 organizations from 28 countries, developed this International Standard. The consortium comprisesof nationalstandards bodies, certification bodies, consultants, andoccupational health and safety institutes.

The first edition of OHSAS was published in 1999 and was called OHSAS 18001:1999. This was replaced by the latest standard OHSAS 18001:2007 published in July 2007.

What does our OHSAS 18001 consulting services include?

Our OHSAS 18001 consultants in India ensure that the OHSAS 18001 consulting services include the following

  • Conduct OHSAS 18001 gap analysis (through OHSAS 18001 gap analysis checklist) to understand the current level of documentation and implementation and report the gaps of the current OH&S system with the requirements specified in the OHSAS 18001 standard
  • Conduct Awareness Training on OHSAS 18001 basics with an interesting OHSAS 18001 presentation ppt.
  • Establish an occupational, health and safety policy and OHS objectives and programmes
  • Enlist the resources, roles, responsibilities, accountability and authority with respect to the OHSMS
  • Conduct Hazard Identification and Risk Analysis
  • OHSAS 18001 Documentation Requirements: Document an OH&S Manual or OHSAS 18001 Manual, OH&S (OHSAS 18001) procedures, OHSAS 18001 Work Instructions and Forms/Formats.
  • Periodically Monitor the implementation of all OHSAS 18001 clauses
  • Conduct Internal Auditors training for selected organizational personnel
  • Help conduct the Internal Audit with the OHSAS 18001 audit checklistand assist in reporting the results of the audit.
  • Help conductManagement review and lead our client organization into OHSAS 18001 certification process

The benefits of OHSAS 18001 certification  (OHSAS 18001 advantages)

By achieving certification to OHSAS 18001 your organisation will be able to reap numerous benefits:

  • Safeguard health & well-being of employees and the other interested parties
  • Enhances the corporate image and credibility among stakeholders and public
  • Satisfy legal requirements and ensure compliance
  • Decreases the accident and incident rates by reducing and eliminating the hazards at the workplace
  • Raises the morale of the employees by ensuring a safer workplace and encourage participation of employees toward health and safety issues.
  • Good health and safety ensures lesser medical claims
  • Lower accidents and/or health issues ensure reduction in the lost working days

Who must go for OHSAS 18001 Certification?

All organizations irrespective of its business activities who have commitment to be manage the safety and health of their employees thereby reducing ill health and minimizing occupational hazards can go for the OHSAS 18001 Certification.

OHSAS 18001 Family of Standards

The OHSAS 18001 family of standards include:

  • OHSAS 18001: Occupational Health and Safety Managements Systems Specification
  • OHSAS 18002: Occupational Health and Safety Managements Systems Guidelines for the implementation of OHSAS 18001

Integration with ISO 14001 to realize an Integrated Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) system

The standards ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 are developed and structured in such a way as to realize a seamless integrated management system sometimes referred to as the EHS (Environmental Health and Safety System). The commonalities ensure that there is no redundancy in the efforts.

Future of OHSAS 18001 Standard – ISO 45001

The OHSAS 18001 standard will pave the way for the ISO 45001 standard which is being developed by ISO on the lines of the OHSAS standard.This new standard according to ISO will be most likely published by October 2016.

Inzinc – Consulting Divison is one of the preferred ISO 45001 / OHSAS 18001 consultants in India, Bangalore (Bengaluru), Mysore (Mysuru), Belgaum (Belagavi), Hubli (Hubballi), Dharwad, Shimoga, Tumkur, Bellary, Mangalore (Mangaluru), Udupi, Chennai, Coimbatore, Hosur, Hyderabad, Visakhapatnam, Vizag, Mumbai, Pune, Nashik, Delhi, Kolkata, Jaipur, Bhopal, Ahmedabad, Rajkot, Noida, Indore, Chandigarh, Nagpur, Jamnagar, Vadodara, Lucknow, Kanpur, Kolhapur, Kochi, Trichy, and other parts of India.

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