BS OHSAS 18001 for small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs)

When SMEs invest in BS OHSAS 18001 they get large benefits. Occupational health and safety management brings industry-recognised practices to your organisation and helps you identify safety risks and hazards so that you can manage them. That means small and large companies alike can get a safer workplace leading to better business performance.

Shaping BS OHSAS 18001 for SMEs

Small businesses that invest in BS OHSAS 18001 can achieve the same benefits as larger companies. We know that you may have tighter budgets and less time to manage the health and safety risks you face. We know that those risks are as unique as the business you run. That is why we provide packages that can be customised to include only the services and products you need – removing the unnecessary cost and complexity of achieving compliance with BS OHSAS 18001. We can help you identify and manage workplace risks, cut costs and reduce downtime, improve working conditions and motivate staff. BS OHSAS 18001 will keep you compliant with health and safety management best practice as well as legislation. You will understand that investing in the highest occupational health and safety standards can give you larger returns and a stronger footing in the marketplace. 

Training courses to get you started in BS OHSAS 18001

BS OHSAS 18001 Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems can be adapted to organisations of all sizes and sectors. Our training is designed for all levels of experience.

Associate Consultant Programme

Get the additional support and advice you need to become certified with our Associate Consultant Programme. We can connect you with over 200 UK members who offer specialist consultancy services independent of BSI. 

Help us to shape standards

We are open to suggestions for new standards and take these to consultation with industry associations or equivalent organisations. We make sure that we get the standards right by working with representatives from consumer organisations; professional institutions; certification, testing and inspection bodies; educational establishments; research organisations; UK notified bodies; enforcement bodies; and government departments. 

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Why choose BSI?

We pioneered standards more than 100 years ago and today we are the market leader. We help over 65,000 organisations to stand out from their competitors, ranging from top global brands to ambitious SMEs in 150 countries. As one of the few organisations with a thorough understanding of standards, we do not only assess how well you meet the standards, but also create new standards and offer global training to your teams in using them to enhance performance. Our knowledge can transform your organisation.