OHSAS 18001 certification

OHSAS 18001 is the globally accepted and recognised standard with requirements for a health and safety management system. The health and safety of employees is influenced by for example physical stress, physical circumstances, psychosocial workload and machine safety. A health and safety management system identifies and assesses dangers and risks in order to prevent and reduce them.

OHSAS 18001 sets the following requirements to the results of the management system:

Continuous improvement of working conditions
Management of health and safety risks as a result of activities of the organisation
It meets the applicable legal requirements

How do you benefit from OHSAS 18001 certification?

Working conditions and safety are an issue in any organisation. A management system is developed on the basis of the organisation. All kinds of organisations, large or small, profit or non-profit, may benefit from its implementation. The management system for smaller organisations with a limited number of health and safety dangers and risks will be uncomplicated. The OHSAS 18001 standard indicates frameworks, the organisation determines how it is filled in.

The costs for an OHSAS 18001 certification depend on a number of factors such as:

Number of standards to certify
Number of private companies and/or (branch) offices
Number of full time employees (FTEs)
Work that has to be certified
Work that has to be certified
is accredited by the Accreditation Council to conduct the quality management certification ISO 9001. You can view an overview of the fields in which DAC was accredited here.
Our accreditation demonstrates the following:

Recording and guaranteeing the certification process

WHY AN OHSAS 18001 certificate?

Demonstrate your responsibility in terms of occupational health & safety

Employees expect a safe and healthy working environment and perform better if their workplace is properly assured. Companies that work in accordance with OHSAS 18001 demonstrate that they are focused on working conditions and on the health and safety of their employees.

Communication tool

By means of the certificate, a company demonstrates that it complies with all the requirements of the standard; as such, the certificate is a valuable communication tool. The presence of an OHSAS 18001 certificate may be a condition for the purchase or procurement of certain services. More and more customers accept OHSAS 18001 in place of the VCA certificate.

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