SS506 : Part 1, OHSAS 18001
The SS506 : Part 1, OHSAS 18001 standard is designed to control OH&S risks and improve performance. With proper use of the system, occupational health and safety hazards that may occur in work sites can be anticipated and prevented in advance. This allows organizations to secure, improve and manage their employees’ health and safety.
A key benefit of SS506 : Part 1, OHSAS 18001 is that, the certification is applicable throughout the world. It allows an organization to more easily pass international trade barriers related to occupational health and safety. As SS506 : Part 1, OHSAS 18001 has been developed to be compatible with the ISO 9001 (Quality) and ISO 14001 (Environmental) management systems standards, it is easy to construct an integrated system that takes all these requirements into account.
Adherence to the standard demonstrates that a company prioritizes the well-being of its employees, continually seeking to minimize and eliminate risks to the health and safety of employees and other stakeholders. A company which is OHSAS 18001 certified is known to be proactive in ensuring the safety of its workers, creating confidence for employees, business partners and investors.