OHSAS 18001 Certification – Implementation And Its Operation

OHSAS 18001 is a British standard which is globally recognized and accepted as a method which promotes and assist in placing safe and healthy environment within an organization. The standard identifies and control health and safety risk and minimizes potential hazards of accident. The standard enables organizations to place a system in line with other management systems to have a healthy and safe environment in an organization so that it can achieve its overall objectives.

Cost saving and reduction in accidents are the major benefits which can be achieved after implementation of OHSAS 18001. This in turn helps in reducing risk of production delays, provides safe environment within the organization and also assist in meeting legal obligation. Clause 4.4 of OHSAS 18001 standard deals with implementation and operation. The areas covered in this clause are as follows:

a)     Establishing and clearly defining the role, responsibility of personal and giving sufficient authority to implement the system.

b)    The personal assigned to the task are properly trained and competent to perform their duties.

c)     All concerned personnel,belonging to or connected with the organization be encouraged to participate and support occupational health and safety practices, policies and objectives.

d)    The organization is to ensure that occupational health and safety management system is properly understood and is effectively executed.

e)     The organization must ensure that proper documentation is identified and maintained.

f)      The organization should be ready to control all identified risk and fulfill all legal requirements and related regulations.

g)     The organization must have contingency plans to meet any possible emergency and have regular drills to ensure preparedness of the system.

Kindly note that OHSAS 18001 can be integrated with other management systems like ISO 9001 and ISO 1400, which are generally implemented by most of the organization.

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OHSAS 18001 Certification – Safety Management System

OHSAS 18001 Standard which which helps in developing the health and safety policy of an organization and ensures safety of its work force which is a valuable asset for a company. It provides knowledge and guidelines to an organization for any possible hazards which can possibly emerge from any situation and can result into substantial damage as a consequence. The Standard can be applied to all kind and size of an organization. It sets out the minimum requirements for occupational health and safety management best practice.

OHSAS 18001 Certification provides an effective risk management system and frame work for full regulatory compliance. OHSAS 18001 Standard has been developed to be compatible with the ISO 9001 (Quality) and ISO 14001 (Environmental) management systems standards, in order to facilitate the integration of quality, environmental and occupational health and safety management systems by organizations, should they wish to do so.

Main sections (clauses) of OHSAS 18001 address requirements relating to:

  • C System Requirement
  • Planning
  • Implementation and Operation
  • Checking
  • Management Review

OHSAS 18001 is the ultimate global benchmark for security management techniques. It is a critical tool for boosting your company success, profitability and market potential. OHSAS 18001 will better equip your business to meet every client requirement, improve client focus throughout and a host of other benefits, such as:

  • Create the best possible working conditions across your organization
  • Identification of hazards and controls to manage them
  • Will reduce workplace accidents and illness to cut related costs and downtime
  • Improve performance, provide safe working conditions and motivate your employees
  • Create reassurance among the stakeholders
  • Improved image of your company and credibility among stake holders, regulators, customers, prospective clients and the public
  • Adoption of best practice in relation to risk management
  • Minimization of employer’s liability of employers through proactive approach & controls
  • Ensures regulatory awareness and compliance

DAS Certification (USA) provides best quality of certifications for OHSAS 18001 Security Management Techniques. It is accredited by highly reputed and worldwide recognized accreditation body i.e. UKAS of UK.

The process for OHSAS 18001 certification is simple and easy:
Initial proposal approval of the DAS proposal

Stage 1 audit by DAS (USA) auditor (to see if the organization is ready for certification)

  • Initial Control Reviewed
  • Processes Reviewed (Internal audit and Management

Stage 2 (Certification) Audit

    • Interview Staff Members
    • Finding of the Assessment
    • Detail of the processes Audited
    • Looking areas for improvement, if any
    • Observed areas of Non-Conformance
    • Recommendation for Certification

Surveillance Audit

      • To see that your management system is continually conforming to the requirements of your selected standard
      • Audit conducted on mutually agreed intervals (not exceeding one year period)
      • Follow up on the progress
      • Follow up continual improvement of the processes

DAS (USA) will be glad to be your certification body for achieving OHSAS 18001 certification which you can be proud of.

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ISO 27001 Certification–Developing Security Systems

In present technological development and fast paced improvements, threats to data and information security are becoming a challenge to all the organizations. IT companies, software developers, website based mostly systems, cell software package developers, and many other sectors have plenty of information in their databases. When there is higher volume of data the grater are the chances of breaches if defense is not strong.

To test the adequacy of security, executed by companies, the datastability audit is to be carried outoccasionally, by organizations. This type of audit assists in exposing the vulnerabilities confronted by providers, which they’re not mindful of, right up until this kind of auditing is done.

ISO 27001 is an international Standard which is known as Information Security Management System (ISMS) provides a good frame work and system for the data security. A company can either establish ISMS by itself or get the help of a consultant who’ve comprehensive understanding of ISO 27001 Certification.

This standard provides data safety and is applicable to practically all types of commerce. It gives requirements and frame work for establishing and managing the ISMS, documentation requirements, management responsibility, internal ISMS audits, improvement and management review of ISMS as are the main clauses. When ISO 27001 certification is obtained, organizations can create the trust with in their consumers, trading partners, stakeholders. All of them have confidence and realize that the knowledge shared with these corporations, is in secure hands.

ISO 27001 certification helps the companies better manage the risk and improve the security of data. It gives solid controls over the processes to give confidence on the ISMS.

The benefits of using ISO 27001 can be summarized as:

  • Robust data security system
  • Reduced cost of data security
  • Reduced liability cost
  • Improved corporate image among regulators, customers and the public

DAS Certification (USA) provides best quality of certifications for ISO 27001 Information Security Management System. It is accredited by highly reputed and worldwide recognized accreditation body i.e. UKAS of UK.

The process for ISO 27001 certification is simple and easy:
Initial proposal approval of the DAS proposal

Stage 1 audit by DAS (USA) auditor (to see if the organization is ready for certification)

  • Initial Control Reviewed
  • Processes Reviewed (Internal audit and Management

Stage 2 (Certification) Audit

  • Interview Staff Members
  • Finding of the Assessment
  • Detail of the processes Audited
  • Looking areas for improvement, if any
  • Observed areas of Non-Conformance
  • Recommendation for Certification
  • Issue of Certificate

DAS (USA) will be glad to be your certification body for achieving ISO 27001 certification which you can be proud of.

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ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System Certification

ISO 9001: 2008 is an international standard related to quality management system, applicable to any organization from all types of businesses and activities. It is equally applicable and beneficial for a manufacturing company or the one which provides services. ISO 9001:2008 Certification verifies the Quality Systems of organizations under the ISO Standard Procedures to help a company to build the best Quality Products or provide best services to its customers. Develop mutually beneficial relationship with the suppliers and look after the interest of all the stake holders. ISO 9001 is the ultimate global benchmark for quality management. It is a critical tool for boosting your company success, profitability and market potential. ISO 9001 will better equip your business to meet every client requirement, improve client focus throughout and a host of other benefits, such as:

    • Improve competitive leading to a higher profit potential
    • Increase your market potential, and open your business up o larger client
    • Streamline efficiency, cost containment and savings
    • Improve your consistency and information flow
    • Improve your employee motivation
    • Improve time management, service and performance to the highest level
    • Improve your business customer service
    • Improve accountability and traceability

In all ISO 9001 standard specify the requirements for a quality management system for the organization.

The process for ISO 9001 certification is simple and easy:
Initial proposal approval of the DAS proposal

Stage 1 audit by DAS (USA) auditor (to see if the organization is ready for certification)

    • Initial Control Reviewed
    • Processes Reviewed (Internal audit and Management)

Stage 2 (Certification) Audit

      • Interview Staff Members
      • Finding of the Assessment
      • Detail of the processes Audited
      • Looking areas for improvement, if any
      • Observed areas of Non-Conformance
      • Recommendation for Certification

Surveillance Audit

      • To see that your management system is continually conforming to the requirements of your selected standard
      • Audit conducted on mutually agreed intervals (not exceeding one year period)
      • Follow up on the progress
      • Follow up continual improvement of the processes

DAS (USA) will be glad to be your certification body for achieving ISO 9001 certification which you can be proud of.

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ISO 14001 Certification–Environmental Management System (EMS)

With all the industrialization there is increasing impact on the environment by the industry.  With this ever increasing production and service activities there is a need to operate responsibly to have minimal impact on the environment.  It also has impact on how much safe environment industry provides to the workers. International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has done a great job by producing ISO 14001 (Requirements for Environment Management System). An EMS is the set of processes and practice which enable organization to reduce and minimize environmental impact.

ISO 14001gives well structured EMS system which provides organization to manage their environmental system so they can avoid any mishaps happened within the organization.

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EMS Structured
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There is certainlya growingawareness and desire for providers and industries to controlnegative impact to the environment while enhancing overall performance and high-quality of their product and safeguard to their employees. Due to this, every singlemarketplaceplayerperforms to prepare, produce and put into practiceadministrationunitsin line with ISO criteria. A well structured EMS based on ISO 14001 also generatesa safer and healthierinternal environment for theirworkers by generating and executing precautionary measuresto circumventmishapsin the work place.

The ISO 14000 addresses various aspects of environmental management. It provides practical tools for companies and organizations looking to identify and control their environmental impact and constantly improve their environmental performance.

The benefits of using ISO 14001:2004 include:

    • Reduced cost of waste management
    • Savings in consumption of energy and material
    • Lower distribution cost
    • Reduced liability cost
    • Improved corporate image among regulators, customers and the public

ISO 14001 certification helps the companies to ensure that they are maintaining a well-structured and robust environment management system. It not only gives the management confidence of the environment system but also other stake holders including regulatory authorities and public a confidence on the industry. This in turn enhances a positive image of the company.

DAS Certification (USA) provides best quality of certifications for ISO 14001 Environment Management System. It is accredited by highly reputed and worldwide recognized accreditation body i.e. UKAS of UK.

The process for ISO 14001 certification is simple and easy:

  • Initial proposal approval of the DAS proposal
  • Stage 1 audit by DAS (USA) auditor (to see if the organization is ready for certification)
  • Initial Control Reviewed
  • Processes Reviewed (Internal audit and Management

Stage 2 (Certification) Audit

  • Interview Staff Members
  • Finding of the Assessment
  • Detail of the processes Audited
  • Looking areas for improvement, if any
  • Observed areas of Non-Conformance
  • Recommendation for Certification

Surveillance Audit

    • to see that your management system is continually conforming to the requirements of your selected standard
    • Audit conducted on mutually agreed intervals (not exceeding one year period)
    • Follow up on the progress
    • Follow up continual improvement of the processes

DAS (USA) will be glad to be your certification body for achieving ISO 14001 certification which you can be proud of.

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