Sovereign Certification

OHSAS 18001 - OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH & SAFETY MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS

The standard for Occupational Health and Safety Management System provides a framework for managing health and safety responsibilities so they become more efficient. OHSAS 18001 involves process of achieving continuously improved performance and complying with legislation.

Meeting these requirements can:

  • a) Reduce risk to employees and other stakeholders
  • b) Give competitive advantages
  • c) Assist organisations to be in compliance with legal requirements
  • d) Improve overall H&S performance

You can obtain certification by following the scheme process describe in the right-hand column.

N.B. Sovereign Certification have developed a sample OHSAS management manual that can be amended and adjusted to meet an applicant's specific organisational requirements. Using the manual clients are able to meet the standard's requirements in a simple way. The manual is intended to reflect all the mandatory requirements of OHSAS 18001 and can be used to form the basis for the Sovereign Certification assessment. The applicant is required to commit to the implementation and conformance of the manual's content.