The AS/NZS 4801:2001 standard sets out the requirements you’ll need to meet for an effective health and safety management system. Based on established Health and Safety standards, they are designed to work for organizations of all sizes and from across all sectors.
Health and safety in the workplace are a key issue for every organization. An Occupational Health and Safety Management System (OHSMS) can help you protect yourself and your employees – this is a framework that will allow you to identify and control your health and safety risks, reduce the potential for accidents and ensure you are complying with relevant Health & Safety legislation in Australia and New Zealand.
Key benefits include:
- Reduce risks – it can contribute to a healthier working environment and help reduce accidents, employee illness and lost time.
- Improved staff morale – it can help support improved staff morale and offers potential reductions in liability claims and lower insurance premiums.
- Credibility – your organisation can benefit from increased credibility by having an OHS management system independently assessed.
- Supplier of choice – it lets you work with companies where certification to AS/NZS 4801 is a contractual requirement LR’s services can range from performing a gap analysis and assurance (preparation of an audit report).