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OHSAH 18001:1999 Specification

What is OHSAH 18001 (safety and health control system)

Safety and health control system being a part of the whole management system facilitates to apply new approaches to manage labour protection. Specification OHSAS 18001 gives a factory following merits:

  • identification of true and hypothetic dangers and risk estimation at the working places allow to involve personnel into risk management as well as measures to improve operating conditions, avoid and reduce injuries and occupational diseases
  • heighten level of employees’ culture
  • decrease number of accidents and diseases and suffered people
  • decline direct and indirect costs including expenses on sick-lists and compensation of inability to work
  • enlarge factory’s image

Safety and health control system have to be organized on the base of great experience in labour protection necessary to develop a set of documents and to apply management system in the divisions and departments of the factory.

One compulsory condition for effective function of the system as a lever of administrative control is to involve all personnel into the factory’s work since only joint execution of obligations in the field of occupational safety as from management as from the personnel can guarantee harmless operating conditions and minimize risks to workers’ health.

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