AS/NZS 4801 is a standard for the requirements of a safety management system, adopted jointly by Australia and New Zealand (AS/NZS). AS/NZS 4801 specifies the requirements for an organisation to systematically manage OH&S in the workplace.
AS/NZS 4801 and OHSA ISO 18001 set out the requirements you’ll need to meet for an effective OH&S management system. Based on established Health & Safety standards, they are designed to work for organizations of all sizes and across all sectors.
A key component in safety management is the system used to record, manage and analyse safety-related data. With an effective system, everyone can see exactly where accidents and unsafe situations are occurring and take proactive steps to eliminate them.
A Safety Management System (SMS) is designed to help a business to create a safe, secure and well-managed workplace by:
- Identifying and minimizing hazards associated with your organisation’s business
- Reducing incidents, accidents and injuries in the workplace
- Reducing risks of legal action for worker’s compensation and liability claims
- Providing due diligence evidence should an incident or accident occur.
An effective Safety Management System protects employers, customers, suppliers, and other members of the public who may be impacted by the work environment.
Implementing a Safety Management System communicates the organisation’s commitment to best practice.
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Many of our clients were involved with ISO, our decision to choose ISO Global was based on their quality product which was fully accredited. ISO Global were very thorough and always open to assisting and supporting our needs.
“From the outset, ISO Global was pragmatic in supporting Approach Solutions through the implementation of our Quality Management System. This pragmatic approach was very welcome given the small size of our startup company. We were able to implement a sustainable system that effectively supports the operational processes and business objectives of the company. As a startup, I believe we’ve implemented much more than an ISO 9001:2015 certified quality management system, but rather the foundation of a business management system built on continuous improvement and customer focus as the underlying core. ISO Global set the right expectations upfront and delivered on those expectations. Through every stage of initial consultation, development, implementation and audit, ISO Global provided excellent support leading to a successful system implementation and certification journey.”
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