Health and safety
Regarded as ‘one of the big three’ Management Systems the successful attainment of OHSAS 18001:2007 now fits neatly with the portfolio of having BS EN ISO9001:2008 and BS EN ISO14001:2004.
Our Health & Safety Management System provides a structured framework to help identify potential hazards into controlled risks and consequently demonstrates good governance; in doing so This approach safeguards the wellbeing of our employees, our business and other interested parties.
The benefits of having a structured approach to hazard identification and risk management lie in the provision of a healthier and safer working environment and the avoidance of a high proportion of accidents and occupational health problems. This also leads to a reduction in lost time through employee illness and injury.
The attainment of the standard demonstrates Abacus’ commitment to its responsibilities as a serious employer. Conformance to the standard also requires a continued commitment to develop and improve the Company’s Occupational Health & Safety Management System.