|KOSHA 18001(Construction industry)||2013.05.02|
|Author : KOSHA||The attached file(1)|
What is KOSHA 18001?
KOSHA 18001 is a system to evaluate if a workplace ‘s safety & health management system
meets the certification standard which was established by KOSHA in order to build up the
self-regulated safety and health management system at workplace and to accredit it.
It is composed of a systematic safety & health activity as follows ① CEO’s declaration of their line on safety & health ② Plan establishment ③ Practice & run ④ Check & correction ⑤ and Review on the result for continuous improvement.
What are the expected effects?
I. Economic benefits
① Minimization of damage cost due to industrial disaster prevention.
② Decrease in budget due to the selective and phased investment against disaster risk.
③ Integration and simplification of safety, health and administrative works.
II. Benefits from government
① Reflection of self-regulated efforts for safety and health in the public bidding.
② Decrease in consumable expenses due to exemption from duties and the easing of penalties.
③ Cutting down on insurance fee due to decrease in premium rate of industrial accident compensation insurance.
III. Other benefits from disaster reduction
① Improvement of the safety consciousness of workers and the productivity.
② Standardization of work and a voluntary job performance is possible.
③ Creation of added value due to the rise of company recognition.