OHSAS 18001 certificate guarantees that the occupational health and safety management system established in the company has been assessed by an accredited certification bodyand satisfies the requirements of OHSAS 18001 standard.
Occupational health and safety make an important part of management of each organization, especially in connection with legal requirements of the country where the organization runs its business. The group of OHSAS 18001 standards (Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Specification) was established to assist organizations to set up their occupational health and safety policy. Its structure is related to ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 standards; differences from the mentioned standards can be found especially in the areas related to identification, control and reduction of work hazards.
Certification according to OHSAS 18001 is established as an independent system beside QMS and EMS, or these systems are built simultaneously as integrated systems
The certification process consists of 3 basic phases:
1) Elaboration of documentation
2) Putting OHSAS 18001 into practice
3) Certification by an accredited certification body
The times of elaboration of documentation and putting the system into practice are individual (it usually takes several months).
The certification audit takes places in two stages.
1st stage audit
2nd stage audit
During the three year validity period of the certificate, a surveillance audit takes place once a year, whose aim is to make sure that the environmental management system is maintained and further developed. One of the following is issued depending on the surveillance findings:
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