IDEA FOR ISO CertificationOHSAS 18001:2007
OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH & SAFETY SYSTEM
ISO is an independent international organisation that facilitates innovation and leads way to the development of trade. The objective of ISO is to advance the improvement of standardisation in technology. ISO has listed internationally recognised standards (e.g, 9001, 22000, 14000) to encourage worldwide exchange of goods. ISO registration or ISO certification improves the credibility of your business and helps you get more business. You might have seen ISO 18001:2007 Quality mark on products from large companies. This can be attained through ISO certification.
Occupational health and safety is a multidisciplinary field concerned with the safety, health, and welfare of people at work. The goals of occupational safety and health programs include to foster a safe and healthy work environment. The main focus in occupational health is on three different objectives:
- the maintenance and promotion of workers’ health and working capacity.
- the improvement of working environment and work to become conducive to safety and health.
- development of work organizations and working cultures in a direction which supports health and safety at work and in doing so also promotes a positive social climate and smooth operation and may enhance productivity of the organization.