This standard is regarded as one of the strongest international standards for being implemented on either service or industrial sectors.
It is primarily conceived as a preventive system focusing mainly on expecting potential risks and avoiding their occurrence.
Implementing OHSAS 18001 Occupational Health and Safety System aims to achieve the following:
Protection for workers and visitors within the organization from any potential damage regardless of its minority.
Maintaining equipment, devices, construction and all assets from any damage.
Time and cost saving in addition to the allocation of competent personnel who are able to handle incident in an
Risk reduction through controlling and monitoring the practices of personnel that might affect occupational health and
Business continuity through the adoption of safe practices at work.
The provision of training means.
Compliance with legal requirements.
The development of organization performance.
Supporting the organization in showing commitment towards its responsibilities.