As promised with you at the start of First Aid to Save a Life (FATSAL) Pakistan that we are committed to excellence in everything we seek to do and deliver what is needed and/or expected by market and our customers. Here we are today presenting the launch of our new consultancy service, OHSAS 18001. Let me give you brief of our OHSAS 18001 consultancy service.
Introduction of OHSAS 18001:
Although OHSAS 18001 is not our (Pakistan’s) local standard neither our regulatory requirement but due to its global acceptance, dynamic structure and most importantly backing of 43 most renowned organizations of the world at times of its creation has made this the most valuable standard to manage occupational health and safety issues.
What First Aid to Save a Life (FATSAL) Pakistan Can Do/Provide:
First Aid to Save a Life (FATSAL) Pakistan have trained, certified and experienced professionals those can help you and your organization to get prepared for the OHSAS 18001 Standard’s Certification process and surely will put through it to achieve OHSAS 18001 Certified Organization.
Key Steps Involved in Achieving OHSAS 18001 Certification:
OHSAS 18001 Standard:
Before we do anything and proceed further our first step will be to give you one authorized copy of the OHSAS 18001 Standard. This will help us to revise your current manuals, OH&S risks register and activities to move further towards preparation of first stage audit.
There are range of workshops and training courses available to help you understand the detailed requirements and implementation criteria of this standard, your legal requirements and other business commitments.
Appointment of Assessors:
A trained, certified and experienced OHSAS 18001 assessors shall be appointed who will have knowledge concerning the nature of your business and will work with you and/or for you to understand your comprehensive OH&S requirements and highlight gaps to prepare for auditing processes taking lead towards certification.
Preliminary assessment or gap analysis shall be conducted to gather information and determine organization’s requirements before starting work. This assessment will also include the review of available H&S documents in practice including OH&S policy, OH&S objectives, information related to workplace area and other OH&S commitments made by business.
Checking the Performance of Designed Management System:
Currently practicing management system will be evaluated objectively against the set criteria and defined scope to know the extent to which it fulfilled the standard requirements.
Conducting Surveillance Audit:
The surveillance audit phase is concerned with the ongoing and continual improvement assessment of the control measures and the monitoring and review performance which will assure its multi dimensional adaptability within the organization.
On and after the successful completion of all steps till satisfying and result oriented surveillance audit, any organization can submit their application for external third party audit to attain OHSAS 18001 certificate of registration.
What is Registration:
Registration is when an accredited third party visits an organization, assesses their management system and issues a certificate to show that the organization abides by to the principles set out in the standard (OHSAS 18001).
Once a company has been issued with a certificate as a registrar, visits the organization on a regular basis to assess whether they continue to conform and are still working to the specifications laid out in the (OHSAS 18001) standard.
Benefits of Registration:
Registration demonstrates to customers, competitors, supplier, staff and investors, that an organization uses legal requirements and industry-respected practices.
- registration by a third party helps an organization demonstrate to stakeholders that the business is run effectively,
- the process of achieving and maintaining the registration helps to ensure that the organization is seeking to continually improve their activities and demonstrates an innovative and forward thinking approach,
- the regular assessment process will ensure you continually use, monitor and improve your processes resulting in improved staff responsibility, commitment and motivation,
- registration can improve overall performance, remove uncertainty and widen market opportunities.
Please send your inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org or dial +92 345 5656307 for acquiring our OHSAS-18001:2007 training, consultancy and certification services.
To Your Health & Safety;
Faisal Javed Mir & First Aid to Save a Life Pakistan
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