Guide to Occupational Health & Safety


Occupational health and safety helps to reduce the number of accidents and injuries at workplace, the overall purpose of OHSAS 18001 standards is that the organization creates and safe and healthful place of work for the employees.

OHSAS 18001 standards implementation helps to improve health & safety at all levels of a business organization, it helps to reduce the incidence of accidents, occupational diseases, it minimize the operation cost by prevention of accidents , incdents and ill health .

OHSAS 18001 deals with hazard identification, risk assessments and determination controls such as safety procedure to avoid injury to employees who are in any form of employment to the business organization. Employee is valuable assets for an organization and their health and safety should be priority for any employer as illness and accidents during work will impacts negatively on the organization and also if any injury or accident occur with any employee then it result in costly medical treatment, absenteeism, property damage and loss of production. To ensure that the work place is healthy and safe and employees should work with full concentration on the assigned task without fear of any kind accident in their mind; employer should implement occupational health and safety management system within the workplace.

OHSAS 18001 audits are carried out by skilled and trained occupational health and safety auditors. Top management is held responsible most for the implementation of an OH&S management system to ensure that individual whether  employees, customers or contractors, guest and visitors are protected from the hazards.

As an Occupational health and safety auditor you must ensure that everyone who work in the organization must aware with the fundamental steps to safety and should be followed to make healthy work environment.  There is an increased level of awareness and initiatives by the organizations to take OH&S seriously and adopt OHSAS 18001 standard and achive independent certifications of their management systems.  OHSAS 18001 lead auditor training not only provide the fundamental knowledge but also an in-depth training about health and safety to develop skill of highest order

The occupational health and safety courses offered by TCB includes NEBOSH in partnership with TWI-ME and IRCA  approved courses  to help create outstanding safety proessionals and auditors for internal and External audits.

To join TCB  OHSAS 18001:2007 Auditor/Lead auditor training in India, you have to preferably have a college level degree and basic understanding to health and safety . and prior knowledge of OHSAS 18001:2007 standard which you can gain from a foundation course offered by TCB.You will learn all you need to know to become an outstanding auditor of OH&S management system..

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