Technical Talk on OHSAS 18001 an Introduction and Experience by variablepitch338

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									Technical Talk on OHSAS 18001: an Introduction and Experience Sharing Practitioner’s Perspective
Ir Richard Tse
PGDip, MSc, MBA, MSc, CEng, MIEE, MHKIE, MMS, MIOSH, RSO, RSA, Six Sigma Black Belt, IRCA registered OHSAS 18001 auditor

Policy
• Care for employees’ safety and health • Leadership’s commitment is a prerequisite for success • Better planning for a good start • Project team • Project plan • Realistic schedule • Everyone’s (all levels & management) participation

Planning
• Appropriate risk assessment methodology (Severity Vs Probability) • Project team to identify legal and other requirements • Establish realistic safety objective and set targets as a blue print • SMART (Specific, Measureable, Achieveble, Realistic, Time)

Implementation and Operation
• Safety organisation and accountability at line departments • Make safety everyone’s responsibility • Intensive training (safety/supervisory) • Make use of various communication channels (meeting, poster, notice, competition) • Effective safety committee meetings

Implementation and Operation
• Comprehensive documentation (manual / procedures / work instruction) • Ongoing safety promotion (internal Vs external) • Commit resources (person/time/expertise) • Effective operation control (Plan-DoCheck-Act)

Performance Assessment
• Metrics to steer safety behavior (Balance Scorecard, leading/lagging indicator) • Benchmarking (internal Vs external) • Root cause analysis for incident/accident • Proper corrective and preventive actions

Performance Assessment
• Follow up effectiveness of corrective and preventive actions • Distributed/centralised record management • Continuous improvement • Be patient as change takes time

Management Review
• 3 lines of defense (self audit/internal audit/external audit) • Competent internal auditors • Effective management review • Substance and form • Process and outcome • Pre-certification mobilization

Management System Model
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PER R A C FO M N E A SSM N SSE E T

IM L M N A IO PE ETT N &O R T N PE A IO

Good Safety = Good Business

Thank You!! Ir Richard Tse
email: wn_t@yahoo.com

Questions and Answer


								
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