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ISO 18001:2007 Certification

The 18001 is the international Occupational Health and Safety Management System standard. These standards are applicable to companies of any size, but are especially relevant to companies with a large work force, manual and heavy work tasks, and/or high risk work environments. Targeting the health and safety of employees proves that you are actively working to ensure that your operations are safe both for your employees and the surrounding environment.

18001 has been developed in compliance with ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 to allow easy integration. Legislative and regulatory commitment
and continual improvement are two important aspects of 18001.

18001:2007 certification is offered to companies with a large work force involving manual and heavy work tasks, and/ or high risk work environments. The certification defines the health and labor protection system of an organization as specified by internationally accredited certification bodies.

The Elements Of 18001 Include

  • • Policy and commitment
  • • Hazard identification, risk assessment and risk controls
  • • Legal requirements
  • • Objectives and programs
  • • Organization and personnel
  • • Training, communication and consultation
  • • Documentation and records
  • • Operational controls
  • • Emergency Readiness
  • • Measurement and monitoring
  • • Accident & incident investigation, corrective & preventive action
  • • Audit & review

Benefits of implementing 18001

  • • Reducing the number of personnel injuries through prevention and control of workplace hazards.
  • • Reducing the risk of major accidents.
  • • Ensuring a well-qualified and enthusiastic workforce by fulfillment of the increasing expectations of your employees.
  • • Reducing the material loss caused by accidents and in production interruptions.
  • • Reducing insurance costs as well as reducing costs due to absence of employees.

ISO 22000 is an international standard that defines the requirements of a food safety management system covering all organizations in the food chain from “farm to fork”.
The standard combines generally recognized key elements to ensure food safety along the food chain, including:

• Interactive communication
• System management
• Control of food safety hazards through pre-requisite programmes and HACCP plans
• Continual improvement and updating of the food safety management system

The ISO 27001 standard adopts a process approach for establishing, implementing, operating, monitoring, reviewing, maintaining, and improving an organisation’s information security management system. ISO 27001 is the actual standard to which certification is measured. It sets out the requirements for an Information Security Management System (ISMS).

An ISMS is a systematic approach to managing the security of sensitive information - encompassing people, processes, IT systems and policy.

An ISO 27001 certificate demonstrates that you have taken necessary precautions to protect sensitive information against unauthorized access and changes. ISO 27001 certificates are issued by a third party certification body and proves that your information security management system has been certified against a best practice standard and found compliant.

ISO 27001 is the only auditable international standard which defines the requirements for an Information Security Management System (ISMS). The standard is designed to ensure the selection of adequate and proportionate security controls.
This helps you to protect your information assets and give confidence to any interested parties, especially your customers. The standard adopts a process approach for establishing, implementing, operating, monitoring, reviewing, maintaining, and improving ISMS.

ISO 27001 is suitable for any organization, large or small, in any sector or part of the world. The standard is particularly suitable where the protection of information is critical, such as in finance, health, public and IT sectors. ISO 27001 is also highly effective for organizations that manage information on behalf of others, such as IT outsourcing companies: It can be used to assure customers that their information is being protected.

Benefits Of Implementing ISO 27001:2005 Certification

  • • A valuable framework for resolving security issues
  • • Enhancement of the credibility of any company
  • • Risk management in security implementation
  • • Enhancement of security awareness in an organization
  • • Assists in the developing best practices
  • • Reduces possibility of fraud or any other risk
  • • Getting new business opportunities