Health and safety must in organizations

Organization and companies give lot of importance to employees and workers safety. It has become mandatory for companies to give safe and secured work environment. Health and safety is an important aspect these days for companies and offices. DAS certification USA offers OHSAS certification for health and safety of the employees, it is OHSAS 18001. This certificate lays down the standard that needs to be followed by companies to ensure proper health and safety procedures in the work place. There is proper training given to the employees and workers with regards to the use of machines, equipment and other electronic devices which may cause accidents if not used or operated properly.

OHSAS 18001certification ensures that the employees and workers come to work regularly. There is no attrition due to the fear of accidents and loss of life. For safety at the manufacturing work space necessary trainingto the workers should include things like machines are operated properly and also switched off properly. There is no scope of accidents and any other risk can be completely avoided due to OHSAS 18001.

It is important to get OHSAS 18001 certification for companies these days. This brings in goodwill, lot of customers and clients and also international visibility for the business.

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Value addition for your company

In the present competitive business world, every organization pays special emphasize on value addition. Value addition for a company strengthens its roots in the market, gets more business and provides customer satisfaction. It gives an edge to a company over its competitor and provides confidence to customers regarding its products or services. ISO certification is definitely a value addition for those companies who wish to expand their business and attract more customers from local as well as international market.

DAS certification USA offers ISO certifications in many fields. Some of these certifications are almost mandatory for any company who wish to provide customer’s satisfaction and enhance its business potentials. The type of certification require for a company depends upon the kind of business one is dealing with. These certifications have significant value and play an important role in successful management of a company. An effective implementation of standards and getting certification by a company having professional team members helps in reducing the production cost, controlling the wastage and earning maximum profit.

DAS Certification USA have highly professional auditors and experts who provide accredited certification services for ISO 9001 Quality Management System, ISO 14001 Environment management system, ISO 27001, Information Security Management System and OHSAS 18000, Occupational health and Safety Management System.  DAS Certification USA also provides certification for ISO 22000, Food safety Management System, ISO 20000 IT Service Management System and number of others standards. For more details log on to http://www.dascertificationusa.com

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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.

You can see more details for ISO 18001 at: http://www.dascertificationusa.com/ohsas-18001-certification.aspx
Complete the certification application at: http://www.dascertificationusa.com/contact-us.aspx
For any further information, questions and queries please contact us at DAS@dascertificationusa.com

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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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