Occupational Health and Safety System Certification (OHSAS 18001)

Following considerable publicity, most companies are now aware of their Occupational health and safety responsibilities. Demonstrating OHSAS responsibility and effectiveness is achieved by implementing, and continually improving. An effective OHSAS Management System which can help minimise your OHSAS liability, improve business efficiency and achieve considerable cost savings, whilst positively affecting your Company Image.

Your Route to Certification

Enquiry & Free Estimate Following your enquiry and completion of our application and questionnaire we review that information and provide you with a free estimate. There are no fees until you accept the estimate and return the signed contract that includes the conditions for certification. We contact you to start the certification process and agree dates for the Stage 1 Audit, assign an auditor who contacts you to finalise arrangements

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Stage 1 Audit

The stage 1 audit (part of which is on generally on site), provides a focus for planning the Main Audit, reviews documentation specific to your business and works with your staff to quickly resolve any problems.

 Main Audit Visit The Main Audit measures the effectiveness of the Quality Management System in managing your quality requirements, products, processes and services.

The audit is carried out alongside your own people, with results and findings openly discussed and reviewed. At the end of the audit a report is prepared for acknowledgement and acceptance by your company representative. Any corrective actions arising from the audit are discussed and any forward plan of work agreed, including a follow-up visit if needed.  

Certification Approval & Surveillance Programme

When your quality management System complies with OHSAS 18001 a certificate of approval is issued, which is valid for three years, subject to satisfactory on-going maintenance of your quality management system. Verification is through an audit surveillance programme that is carried out through yearly surveillance visits organised to fit in with your business requirements.

Three-yearly Re-assessment Visit

Every 3 years your occupational health and safety management system needs to be re-assessed.

Following satisfactory reassessment your certificate is reissued for a further three years.

Impartiality and Independence

DAS Certification Services Ltd. is an independent UKAS accredited ISO 9001:2000 Quality, ISO 14001 Environmental, OHSAS 18001 Occupational health and safety and ISO 27001 Information Security Management Systems certification body.

Service Tailored to Your Business

We provide the certification service to satisfy your business, with:

  • Audit programmes and dates to suit your business requirements
  • Matching audit skills to your; Quality / environmental, information security, products, technology, processes and services.
  • We have our own quality/environmental management system auditors and technical Specialists.
  • Open-book approach to auditing.

* Quality/Environmental /Information security improvements identified.