OHSAS 18001 Consulting

OHSAS 18001 - the international standard for health safety and occupational management, provides the requirements to ensure occupational health and safety, including conformity with the law. OHSAS 18001 applies to all organizations wishing to prevent or minimize risk for employees or other investors that may fall into the occupational health safety risk with the activities of the organization.
The objective of OHSAS 18001 is to protect occupational health and safety for employees, organizations and enterprises. This standard is particularly useful for those who have to work in an dangerous environment  affecting the health and lives
Apply OHSAS 18001 to be beneficial to both employees and enterprises: employees are worked in an safe environment, enterprises do not lose  the costs of employee injury, illness, accident because of dangerous work environment .
Apply SA 8000 - Social Responsibility Management to improve working conditions in the organization and OHSAS 18001 - the international standard for safety and occupational health management , first of all, lose costs but enterprises have immediately benefits and long term, such as: Image has been built, to meet the requirements of the market, the state management agencies.

Content of Standard OHSAS 18001: 2007
1) Scope
2) References
3) Terms and definitions
4) Requirements for a occupational health and safety management system
4.1) General requirements
4.2) Policy on Occupational Health and Safety
4.3) Planning
4.3.1) Determination of hazards, risk assessment and risk control
4.3.2) The legal requirements and other requirements
4.3.3) Objectives and program
4.4) Implementation and Operating
4.4.1) Resources, roles, responsibility and authority
4.4.2) Competence, awareness and training
4.4.3) Exchange of information, participation and consultation
4.4.4) Documentation system
4.4.5) Control document
4.4.6) Operational control
4.4.7) Prepare and cope with  emergencies
4.5) Test
4.5.1) Monitor and measure results
4.5.2) Review of compliance
4.5.3) Investigate incident, non-conformities, corrective action and preventive action
4.5.4) Control records
4.5.5) Internal audit
4.6) Review of leaders

Benefits of applying OHSAS 18001
Help organizations to minimize  the risk of safety and occupational health (OH & S Risks).
Prevent  damage to people and property.
Improve the image of organization for employees, customers and other interested parties.
Save costs, time, improve work efficiency (revenue and profit).

In terms of market:
+ Improve export opportunities and penetrate international markets – where require compulsorily compliance with OHSAS 18001.
+ Improve the reputation and image of the enterprise with customer.
+ Improve competitiveness by improving economic efficiency in the operation of occupational health safety.
+ Sustainable development through satisfying the labor force, the most important factor in an organization and states bodies of work safety and occupational health.

In terms of economic:
+ Avoid forfeit amount for infringing laws on social responsibility;
+ Higher employment ratio by reducing labor accidents and occupational diseases;
+ Minimize  the cost of compensation programs for labor accidents and occupational diseases;
+ Limit the damage in case of accidents, emergencies.

Create the basis for the certification, accreditation and recognition:
+ With the guarantee of a third party.
+ Overcoming technical barriers in trading.
+ Opportunity for advertising the image of the organizations/enterprises.
OHSAS 18001 standard is more accordant  than ISO 9001 standard and it’s structure is compatible with the terms of ISO 14001. This advantage will encourage the integration of  management system of an organization such as ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001 ...
Business management principle of OHSAS 18001 (OHSAS 18001: 2007) needs to be applied to manage and ensure occupational health (according to the following list) for all its employees.

21 occupational diseases are insured in Vietnam
1. Silicosis
2. Amiangcosis
3. Cottoncosis
4. Chronic bronchitis
5. Occupational Mangan poisoning
6. Mercury and mercury compounds poisoning
7. Lead poisoning and lead compounds
8. Trinitrotoluen - CH3C6H2(NO)3
9. Asen and Inorganic asen compounds poisoning  
10. Nicotin poisoning
11. Chemical pesticides poisoning
12. Benzen poisoning 
13. Occupational pressure reducing 
14. Occupational radiation contamination
15. Deafness because of noise
16. Occupational Shaked disease
17. Skin ulcers, nasal septum ulcers, dermatitis, contact eczema (Occupational skin diseases because of chromium)
18. Tanning disease
19. Occupational tuberculosis
20. Occupational fever because of leptospira
21. Occupational Hepatitis because of virus

With a team of experienced professional and high skill expertises in every consulting field more than 10 years, KIS has built and successfully organized many training classes, consulting quality management system application according to current international standards such as ISO 9001: 2015, ISO 14001, ISO 15189, ISO 17025, ISO 22000, HACCP, GLOBAL GAP, ASC, MSC, ... and get the trust of clients belong to departments, agencies and administrative bodies, the economic sectors in country. With the motto "Quality is increasing customers’ efficiency", KIS is pleased to bring customers the highest satisfaction on training services quality, consultancy, including OHSAS 18001.
For best support in training and consulting OHSAS 18001, please contact us for assistance via email: vphn@kis.vn or via hotline: 0942.99.66.88 for details.

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