Getting started with BS OHSAS 18001 Occupational Health and Safety Management

BS OHSAS 18001 is the right choice when it comes to identifying and managing occupational health and safety risks and hazards – especially when you get started with us. We help you understand and apply BS OHSAS 18001 to your organisation for safer working conditions, improved performance, and new business opportunities. 


What is BS OHSAS 18001 Health and Safety Management?

BS OHSAS 18001 is a truly international standard which sets out the requirements for occupational health and safety management good practice for any size of organisation. It provides guidance to help you design your own health and safety framework – allowing you to bring all relevant controls and processes into one management system.

BS OHSAS 18001 can also be adapted to all types of organisations to help eliminate or minimise operational risks and hazards. The standard is designed to help you create the best possible working conditions in your organisation – helping you to meet legal, industry and customer requirements. 


What are the benefits of BS OHSAS 18001 Occupational Health and Safety Management?

  • Create the best possible working conditions across your organisation
  • Identify hazards and put in place controls to manage them
  • Reduce workplace accidents and illness to cut related costs and downtime
  • Engage and motivate staff with better, safer working conditions
  • Demonstrate compliance with customers and suppliers 



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. 


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.



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.