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OHSAS 18000 is the international occupational health and safety management system specification, encompassing several publications, such as 18001 and 18002.
OHSAS (Occupation Health and Safety Assessment Series) aims to control the potential hazards within an organization. Any companies wishing to ensure the safety of its employees within the work environment related to its activities, and steadily improve its occupational health and safety management systems, can implement these standards.

What is OHSAS 18001?
OHSAS 18001 - ‘Occupational Health and Safety Management Specifications’ is an international occupational health and safety management system specification.
OHSAS 18001 has been developed to be compatible with the ISO 9001 (Quality Management System) and ISO 14001 (Environmental Management System). Therefore, it facilitates the integration of quality, environmental and occupational health and safety management systems, for organizations wishing to do so.
Therefore, if a company has already reached a quality management system certification such as ISO 9001, it is a great benefit to achieve OHSAS 18001 accreditation to emphasize compliance with the legal safety regulations, particularly if its activities present special risks, such as in the automotive industry.
The OHSAS 18001 Specification follows the Plan-Do-Check-Review cycle, with an emphasis on continual improvement.
The following steps form the basic structure of the management system and link into the structure of OHSAS 18001.
- Plan
- Implement a Health and Safety Management System
- Check the management system and take any necessary - Corrective action
- Gain registration
- Continual assessment

Benefits of OHSAS 18001
With the certification service of OHSAS 18001, the confidence is brought by SPEC for organizations:
Gaining competitive advantages in the global market
Enhancing health and safety working environment
Enhancing company image and brand reputation
OHSAS Certification bring great benefits to all industries:
Encouraging organizations to improve working environment ensured health and safety for employees as their responsibilities, while gaining the International Accreditation.
Attracting worldwide talented persons and investors coming to domestic country
Providing trust to the customers on its compliance with the regulatory requirements