At the core of the standard lies the concern of mankind for the sustainable development of the planet. The standard has the same structure and brings the idea of continuous improvement, characteristic of ISO 9001.
Organizations of all kinds are growingly concerned about achieving and demonstrating a robust environmental system by controlling the environmental impact of their actions, products or services, taking into account their environmental policy and objectives. They do so in the context of increasingly stringent legal provisions in this area, environmental development, and environmental stakeholders’ overall concern, including sustainable development.
The standard defines environmental management system requirements that can be integrated with other management requirements to help organizations achieve both their economic and environmental goals.
Certified Environmental Management Systems minimize the risk of environmental incidents. This creates conditions for lower insurance premiums, ensuring greater investor confidence, a stable presence on the European and global markets.
The senior management of the organization pays great attention to the processes, activities, materials and products that are used. Ensures that the organization knows and complies with legal requirements regarding the environment. Commits all levels of the organization by setting goals and expected results and delegating responsibilities.
Through ISO 14001 certification, we demonstrate and demonstrate our responsibility to preserve the environment for our children. Observing and measuring key features helps senior management work more efficiently. Effective control and actions determine the development of the company. The management’s review provides the senior management’s information on the company’s activities.
Waste reduction and improved control of raw materials and energy leads to lower overheads and consequently increases profits. Operational activity is improved by analyzing the operational processes.
ISO 14001 certification is recommended by regulatory authorities as a means of preventing environmental pollution. By raising personal consciousness and requiring communication with authorities, in the event of a problem, the risk of liability is reduced.
BS OHSAS 18001 is a British standard that replaces the OHSAS 18001: 1999 specification. BS OHSAS 18001 is a standard for a health and safety management system designed to enable organizations to control and improve safety and health at work.
BS OHSAS 18001 is compliant with ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 and allows easy integration. Legal and Regulatory Requirements and Continuous Improvement are two important aspects of BS OHSAS 18001.
The BS OHSAS 18001 certification demonstrates the company’s commitment to a safe working environment and protecting employees and other stakeholders from accidents and incidents.
The elements of BS OHSAS 18001 include politics and engagement; hazard identification, risk assessment and control, conformity assessment; legal requirements; goals and programs, organization and staff, training, communication and consultation; documents and records; operational control, emergency preparedness, monitoring and measurement, investigation of incidents and accidents; corrective and preventive actions, audit and review by management.
It can be applied by any organization wishing to demonstrate commitment to health and safety, manage and minimize the health risks to its employees and those targeted by its activities.
Helps and improves the management and control of health and safety at work.
Helps to comply with statutory occupational safety obligations.
mproves the culture of safe work in the organization.
Reduces accident costs and improves efficiency of labor.
Improves the reputation of the organization for safe work.