OHSAS 18001: 2007 Occupational Health and Safety Management System
Standard One of the most important human resources problems encountered in enterprises is that employees do not have a safe and healthy working environment.
In order for enterprises to achieve better competition conditions, employees should carry out planned and systematic work on occupational health and safety.
Standards such as ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 are focused on quality and environmental management and therefore a separate standard has been required in order to provide occupational health and safety in enterprises and to be protected by continuous improvement.
Occupational Health and Safety, one of the most important issues in the integration with the European Union, also includes all requests of this standard.
One of the most important human resource problems encountered in organizations is that employees do not have a safe and healthy working environment.
In order to achieve better competition conditions, organizations should carry out planned and systematic work on occupational health and safety.
Standards such as ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 have been focused on quality and environmental management and therefore a separate standard has been required in order to maintain and maintain occupational health and safety in organizations.
OHSAS 18001 is the Occupational Health and Safety standard issued by BSI (British Standards Institute). OHSAS 18001; Unlike other international standards such as ISO 9000 and ISO 14000, some national standard organizations and certifications have been implemented together and are not an ISO standard.
OHSAS 18001 is a standard for the health and safety of employees rather than the safety of the products and services of the organizations.
Occupational Health and Safety All of the factors and conditions affecting the health and safety of all people affected by the activities of an organization (employees, temporary workers, subcontractor employees, visitors, customers and any person in the workplace).
General Information on Occupational Health and Safety Management System Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Management System; It is a tool for analyzing occupational health and safety activities within the framework of continuous improvement approach in a systematic way in accordance with the general strategies of organizations.
OHS activities in our country evoke the use of personal protectors and are traditionally perceived as work to be done.
With the OHS Management System, the roles and responsibilities of employees, executives and supervisors will be made clear and will ensure the participation of employees.
With this system, employees review the OHS risks and measures to minimize their level of activity, comply with the law, implement the targets with management programs, give appropriate OHS trainings to the appropriate people, prepare for emergency situations, monitor the performance, use the monitoring results to start the improvement activities, supervise their activities. they will be part of a system that undertakes the importance of OHS activities in an organization that passes and documents.
Occupational Health and Safety Management System is the approach to the determination of the hazards and risks in a systematic and scientific manner and to take measures against these hazards and risks in order to protect against accidents and other effects that may cause harm to health and to provide a better working environment during the workplaces.
Occupational Health and Safety Management System; It is a system used to analyze occupational health and safety activities in a systematic manner in a manner consistent with the general strategies of organizations, and is used to resolve them within the framework of continuous improvement approach.
Institutions that implement the Occupational Health and Safety Management System in general:
It has identified occupational health and safety risks and minimized these risks with necessary measures, fulfilled the requirements of relevant legislation, laws and laws, set the targets for Occupational Health and Safety and developed management programs to achieve these goals, provided necessary trainings to appropriate persons, prepared the necessary preparations for situations (accidents, etc.), monitoring the performance of the Occupational Health and Safety system with audits, initiating the improvement activities depending on the results of monitoring, documenting the work for Occupational Health and Safety and recording the results
2. Cited Standards
3. Terms and Definitions
4. OHS Management System Elements
4.1 General Conditions4.2 OHS Policy
4.4 Application and Operation
4.5 Control and Corrective Action
4.6 Management Review