Occupational safety, Environment (working), Health and safety requirements, Health and safety management, Safety measures, Management, Management techniques, Planning, Performance, Accident prevention, Policy, Job specification, Personnel management, Conditions of employment, Technical documents, Group communication, Training, Risk assessment, Quality auditing, Conformity
BS 18004 provides guidance for occupational safety and health and safety management systems. It helps you to control risks and improve overall performance. This standard looks at the health and safety requirements in a working environment and offers practical advice to get the right safety measures in place. By following these recommendations, management can better their risk assessments and quality auditing, whilst improving conditions of employment and accident prevention.
BS 18004 benefits any organization that wants to implement an occupational health and safety management system (OH&S) to protect their personnel and other parties from risk or injury at work. Through a set of clear guidelines, this standard helps organizations to develop, maintain and continually improve their OH&S management systems. It also assists management to demonstrate commitment and good practice, and ensures conformity by all parties and across technical documents. With its hands-on recommendations, this standard also helps organizations to meet the right requirements if they wish to register or certify an OH&S management system with an external party.
BS 18004 is designed for organizations of all types and sizes, and is particularly useful for personnel dealing with the health and safety on both operational and strategic levels: