OHS Management System
All employers must have an OHS Management System in place to ensure the health and safety of their employees.
Regardless of industry or the size of your business, an OHS Management System is a must.
Safety For Life provide qualified professional health and safety consultants who can assist you to develop a ohs management system that supports your OHS Risk Management, compliance with legislation and is focused around continual improvement.
A good OHS Management System will be established around the five fundamental components as identified above, i.e. Commitment & Policy, Planning, Implementation, Measurement and Evaluation and Review and Improvement.
Provides a statement of commitment, intentions and principles to OHS Performance and sets the framework for action o meet safety objectives and targets set.
Involves a process to identify and manage hazards through a risk management approach. Planning also considers ways to maintain abreast of changes to legislation and other aspects within the business and setting of performance objectives which should be aligned to the OHS Policy.
Implementation of the OHS Management System requires established process for roles, responsibilities and authorities; implementation of relevant training; consultation and communication; documentation is accessible and current; hazards are being effectively management; contractor management systems are in place and emergency management and response capability has effectively been implemented.
Measurement and Evaluation
There should be processes in place for the routine monitoring of OHS Performance and compliance against regulatory and other company standards and such records are to be maintained and accessible as and when required for review.
Review and Improvement
Constant review of the OHS Management system will be required to assess the effectiveness of the system and to determine if any changes are necessary. ”Offices” will be required to ensure that adequate systems are in place for Management Review and reporting of information up to board level (where this is applicable).
At Safety for Life we can support your journey through the development, implemenation and review or any part of your existing safety management system. This includes, but is not limited to:
- Policy and procedure development
- Auditing against legislation, standards or internal procedures
- Workplace Risk Identification surveys
- Training for Risk Management, Incident Management
- OHS Planning and Development