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OHSAS Project Group

Results of the survey into the availability of OH&S Standards and Certificates, up until 2007-12-

Country

Guidance standards or documents

Requirements standards or documents Industrial Sector reference code

Algeria
Andorra
Angola
Argentina

OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
IRAM 3801:1998, Occupational IRAM 3800:1998, Occupational
health and safety management health and safety management
systems. Guidelines
systems. Requirements
BS 8800:2004
ILO-OSH:2001

Argentina
Armenia

OHSAS 18002:2000
OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
Standard under development, OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
based on OHSAS 18001:1999

Australia

AS/NZS4804:2001,
Occupational Health and
Safety management systems
General guidelines on
principles, systems and
supporting techniques.

AS/NZS 4801:2001,
Occupational Health & Safety
Management Systems specification with guidance for
use

(Standards Australia and New


Zealand)
HB 211-2001: Occupational
health and safety management
systems - A guide to AS 4801
for small business
Australia

SafetyMap Workbook:2002

SafetyMap:2002, Auditing
Health and Safety
Management Systems, 4th
Edition (Advanced Level 2002)

Australia

SafetyMap Auditor's
Guide:2002

SafetyMap:2002, Auditing
Health and Safety
Management Systems, 4th
Edition (Initial level 2002)

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Australia

SafetyMap:2002, Auditing
Health and Safety
Management Systems, 4th
Edition (Initial Level 1997)

Australia
Austria
Austria
Austria
Azerbaijan
Bahrain
Bangladesh
Belarus
Belgium
Belgium
Belgium
Belgium
Belgium
Belgium
Bolivia
Bolivia
Botswana
Brazil

OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
SCC**2002
SCC**2006
OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
VCA*2004/04
VCA**2004/04
VCU 2002/03
Achilles Preventiesysteem
Achilles Zorgsysteem
OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
UNIT 18001:2001
OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
OHSAS 18001:1999/2007

BS 8800:1996

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OHSAS 18002:2000
Brazil
Brunei
Darussalam
Bulgaria
Burundi
Canada

SASSMAQ

OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
No formal standards
OHSAS 18002:2000

OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
OHSAS 18001:1999/2007

Canada

CAN-P-15:2000 Accreditation
Programs: Requirements and
Procedures for Suspension
and Withdrawal, Complaints,
Appeals and Hearings

CSA Z1000:2006 Occupational


Health and Safety
Management
Include requirements & Annex
Guidance on the use of the
Standard.

CAN-P-1517C:2006
Management Systems
Accreditation Program (MSAP)
Handbook Conditions and
Procedures for the
Accreditation of Organizations
Certifying/Registering
Management Systems
CAN-P1519:2006 Accreditation
of Organizations Certifying
Occupational Health and
Safety Management Systems
CAN-P-16:2006 Conformity
Assessment Requirements for
Bodies Providing Audit and
Certification of Management
Systems

Chile

Chile
Chile
P.R.China

P.R.China
P.R.China
(Hong Kong)

NCh 18001:2004 Sistemas de


gestin - Prevencin de
NCh 18000:2004 Sistemas de
riesgos profesionales
gestin Prevencin de
Requisitos (based on OHSAS
riesgos profesionales
18001:1999; clauses 1; 2; 4)
Vocabulario (based on BS
OHSAS 18001:1999, clause
3);
NCh
18002:2004 Sistemas de
gestin - Prevencin de
riesgos profesionales Directrices para la
implementacin de la norma
NCh18001 (based on OHSAS
18002:1999)
OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
AS/NZ 4801:2001
GB/T 28001:2001
Occupational Safety and
Health Management System
Specifications (based on
OHSAS 18001)
OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
OHSAS 18001:1999/2007

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P.R.China
Code of Practice on Safety
(Hong Kong) Management:2002

Factories and Industrial


Undertakings (Safety
Management) Regulation:
2000

P.R. China
(Macau)
Colombia

OHSAS 18001:1999/2007

Colombia
Costa Rica
Costa Rica

NTC OHSAS 18002:2001,


Sistema de gestin en
seguridad y salud ocupacional.
Directrices para la
implementacin de la norma
NTC OHSAS 18001
(Occupational health and
safety systems. Guidelines for
the implementation of NTCOHSAS 18001). Reapproved
2003

NTC OHSAS 18001:2000,


Sistema de gestin en
seguridad y salud ocupacional
(Occupational health and
safety management systems).
Reapproved 2003

OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
INTE 18002:2001 Prevencin INTE 18001:2000 Prevencin
de Riesgos Laborales.
de Riesgos Laborales.
Directrices para la
Requisitos de un sistema de
implementacin de un sistema gestin de prevencin de
de gestin de prevencin de
riesgos laborales (SGPRL)
riesgos laborales (SGPRL)

Cote D'ivoire
Croatia
Cyprus
Czech
Republic

OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
CSN OHSAS 18001:2008

AS 4804:1997, Occupational AS 4801:1997


health and safety management
systems General guidelines
on principles, systems and
supporting

BS 8800:1996
Czech
Republic

Czech
Republic
Denmark

Denmark
Denmark

Ministry of Labour and Social


Affairs: Bezpen podnik:200303-01 (Safe Plant), compatible
with OHSAS 18001
OHSAS 18002:2000

OHSAS 18001:1999/2007

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Bek.923:2001, Regulating
document from National
Labour Directorate,
Bekendtgorelse no 923, oct.
2001. (Requirements very
similar to OHSAS 18001.)
OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
DS/OHSAS 18001:2004

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Denmark
Dominican
Republic
Ecuador
Egypt
El Salvador
Estonia

SCC**2004/04
OHSAS 18001:1999/2007

EVS 18002:2006 (based on


OHSAS 18002)

Estonia
Ethiopia
Faroe Islands
Finland
Finland

Finland
France
France
France
France
France
France
French
Polynesia
Germany

OHSAS 18002:1996
BS 8800:1996

OHSAS 18002:2000

OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
EVS 18001:2006 (Based on
OHSAS 18001)
OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
DS/OHSAS 18001:2004
OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
2002/738 The Law of
Occupational Safety, Finland's
legislation

LASI Leitfaden Handlungshilfe


zur freiwilligen Anwendung von
Arbeitsschutzmanagementsyst
emen (AMS) fr kleine und
mittlere Unternehmen (KNU),
LV 22

Leitfaden fr
Arbeitsschutzmanagementsyst
eme; Bundesanstalt fr
Arbeitsschutz und
Arbeitsmedizin: June 2002

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SCC*2004/04
OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
SCC*2004/04
VCA*2004/04
VCA**2004/04
UIC-DT78:2004
MASE
OHSAS 18001:1999/2007

LASI Leitfaden Spezifikation OHSAS 18001:1999/2007


zur freiwilligen Einfhrung,
Anwendung und
Weiterentwicklung von
Arbeitsschutzmanagementsyst
emen (AMS); LV 21
LASI Document LV 21
specification for the voluntary
implementation and
development of occupational
protection for management
systems

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5 Bausteine fr einen gut


organisierten Betrieb;
Hauptverband der
gewerblichen
Berufsgenossenschaften:1998

Occupational Health and Risk


Management System OHRIS
- , Grundlagen und
Systemelemente; Band 1 (4.
Auflage); Bayerisches
Staatsministerium fr
Gesundheit, Ernhrung und
Verbraucherschutz: Mnchen,
Oktober 2001

ASCA- Leitfaden
Arbeitsschutzmanagement;
Hessisches Sozialministerium
Wiesbaden:November 1997

Eckpunkte des BMA; die


obersten
Arbeitsschutzbehrden der
Bundeslnder, der Trger der
gesetzlichen
Unfallversicherung und der
Sozialpartner zur Entwicklung
und Bewertung von Konzepten
fr
Arbeitsschutzmanagementsyst
eme; Bundesarbeitsblatt
2/1999, Seite 47 ff:1999

ILO-OSH Guidelines:2001
Germany
Germany
Germany
Germany
Germany
Germany
Greece
Grenada
Guatemala
Guyana
Honduras

SCC*2002
SCC**2002
SCC*2004/04
SCC*2006
SCC**2006
VCA*2004/04
OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
No formal standards
OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
Implementing an OH&S Act
OHSAS 18001:1999/2007

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Hungary

Hungary
Iceland
India
India
India
Indonesia

MSZ 28002:2003, A
munkahelyi egszsgvdelem
s biztonsg irnytsi
rendszere (MEBIR). tmutat
az MSZ 28001:2003
bevezetshez (= OHSAS
18002:2000)

Ministry of Manpower of
Indonesia Decree SMK3
No.Per/MEN/05/1996

MSZ 28001:2003, A
munkahelyi egszsgvdelem
s biztonsg irnytsi
rendszere (MEBIR).
Kvetelmnyek (= OHSAS
18001:1999)

OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
IS 18001:2000
AS/NZ 4801:2001
Ministry of Manpower of
Indonesia Decree SMK3
No.Per/MEN/05/1996

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1996, Sistem Manajemen


1996, Sistem Manajemen
Keselamatan dan Keselamatan Keselamatan dan Keselamatan
Kerja (Occupational Health and Kerja (Occupational Health and
Safety Management System) Safety Management System)
Appendix 2
Appendix 2
Indonesia
Indonesia
Iran
Ireland
Israel

Italy

OHSAS 18002:2000

BS 8800:2004;
OHSAS 18002:2000
AS/NZ 4801:1997
UNI-INAIL:2003, Linee Guida
per un sistema di gestione
della salute e sicurezza sul
lavoro

OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
AS/NZ 4801:2001
OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
IS 18001:2000 (OHSAS
18001:1999, previously IS
4481:1999)

OHSAS 18001:1999/2007

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(Guidelines on occupational
health and safety management
systems)
OHSAS 18002:2000
ILO-OSH:2001
Italy

CERTO ILO-OHS: 2001,


Sistema di gestione della
sicurezza e salute sul lavoro
(Occupational safety and
health management system)

Italy

RT 12:1999, SINCERT
TECHNICAL REPORT - RT12
(proceedings of Working group
on OH&S MS), based on
ISO/IEC Guide 66

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Italy
UNI 10616 Impianti di
processo a rischio di
incidente rilevante.
Gestione della sicurezza
nell'esercizio. Criteri
fondamentali di attuazione.
Italy
Italy
Italy
Jamaica
Japan

ILO-OSH:2001

UNI 10617:1997 Impianti di


processo a rischio di
incidente rilevante. Sistema
di gestione della sicurezza
nell'esercizio. Requisiti
essenziali.
SCC*2004/04
SCC*2006
VCA**2004/04
Draft standard in preparation
OHSAS 18001:1999/2007

BS 8800:1996
Japan

Japan
Japan

The Ministry of Health Labour


and Welfare, Japan, National
OSH-MS Guidelines:1999
(revised 2006)

The Japan Industrial Safety


and Health Association
JISHA OSHMS
Standards:2003 (Revised
2006)

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JACO OHSMS:1998
Ministry of Labour Notification
No.53:1999, Guideline for
Occupational Safety and
Health Management Systems

Jordan
Kazakhstan
Kenya
Korea
KGS 18002:2000, Guidelines
(Republic of) for occupational health and
safety management systems

OSHMS Standards based on


the Guidelines on Occupational
Safety and Health
Management Systems issued
by Ministry of Labour,
(Notification No.53, April 30,
1999):2002
OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
KGS 18001:2000,
Occupational health and safety
management systems
Requirements

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GSMS-KGS:1996, Regulation Gas Safety Management


System for Gas Facility
Korea
(Republic of)
Korea
K-OHSMS 18002:2003 K (Republic of) Occupational Health and
Safety Management System Guidelines for the
implementation of K-OHSMS
18001

OHSAS 18001:1999/2007

K-OHSMS 18001:2007 K Occupational Health and


Safety Management System
18001 - Requirements

Kuwait
Latvia

OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
OHSAS 18001:1999/2007

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Latvia

LVS OHSAS 18001:2007


Arodveselbas un darba
drouma prvaldbas sistmas.
Prasbas (Occupational health
and safety management
systems - Requirements)

Liechtenstein
Lithuania
Adoption of OHSAS 18002
being considered
Malaysia
OHSAS 18002:2000,
MS 1722:2003 Part 2,
Occupational Safety and
Health Management SystemGuidelines

OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
OHSAS 18001:1999/2007

Malaysia

MS 1722: PART 1:2005


Occupational safety and health
management systems Part 1:
Requirements
MSA OHSAS 18001:2005
OHSAS 18001:1999/2007

Malta
Mauritius
Mexico

Mexico
Mexico
Morocco
Morocco

MSA OHSAS 18002:2005


BS 8800:1996;
OHSAS 18002:2000
NMX-SAST-002-IMNC-2000
(OHSAS 18002); Ley:1996 Ley General de Proteccin civil
del Distrito Federal y su
reglamento; NOM - Mexican
Technical regulations

Occupational health and safety


management systems
Specification
(Sistemas de administracin de
seguridad y salud en el trabajo
Especificacin)
NMX-SAST-001-IMNC-2000
(OHSAS 18001)

OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
INTE 18001
OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
NM00.5.800: 2001
NM00.5.801: 2001
Occupational health and safety Occupational health and safety
management systems:
management systems
Guidelines (Similar to BS 8800 Specification (Similar to
and HSG65)
OHSAS 18001)

NM00.5.802: 2007
Implementation of NM00.5.801
Occupational health and safety
management systems:
specifications (Based on
OHSAS 18002)
Good Practices of health and
safety
management
Mozambique No
formal
standards systems:
Namibia
Nepal

OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
OHSAS 18001:1999/2007

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Netherlands

Netherlands
Netherlands
Netherlands
Netherlands
Netherlands
Netherlands
Netherlands
Netherlands
Netherlands

NPR 5001:1997, Nederlandse KEMA 18001:1999


Praktijk Richtlijn
BS 8800:1996
OHSAS 18002:2000

OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
VCA*2002/03
VCA*2004/04
VCA**2004/04
VCO versie 2003/01
VCU 2002/03
VCU 2007/04
UIC-DT78:2004
SCCM N070103 Certification
system for occupational health
and safety (arbo) management
systems according to
OHSAS18001*:2006

Netherlands
Netherlands
Netherlands
Netherlands

Richtlijn Arbodiensten, April 2004

Netherlands
New Zealand AS/NZS4804:2001,
Occupational Health and
Safety management systems
General guidelines on
principles, systems and
supporting techniques.

Criteria Toezicht 99-10-25

New Zealand
Nicaragua
Nigeria
Norway
Oman
Pakistan
Palestine

OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
A proposal (Ref#: PPS 817)
based on OHSAS 18001 is
under preparation.

Paraguay
Peru
Philippines

OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
OHSAS 18001:1999/2007

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Richtlijn Arbodiensten, July 2005


Achilles Preventiesysteem
Branchegerichte Toelichting
Railinfrastructuur 2004

OHSAS 18002:2000
ILO-OSH:2001, ILO Guideline
on occupational safety & health
management systems

OHRIS, Occupational health &


risk management system
SCC Checklist, Safety
Certificate Contractor checklist

AS/NZ 4801:2001,
Occupational Health & Safety
Management Systems specification with guidance for
use

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Poland

PN-N-18002:2000, Systemy
PN-N-18001:1999, System
zarzadzania bezpieczenstwem zarzadzania bezpieczenstwem
I higien pracy- ogolne
I higiena pracy- specyfikacja
wytyczne

Poland
Poland
Poland
Poland
Poland
Portugal

PN-N-18001:2004
SCC
SCC**2004/04
SCC**2006
OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
NP 4397:2001, Sistemas de
NP 4410:2004 Sistemas de Gesto da Segurana e Sade
gesto da segurana e sade no Trabalho Especificao
do trabalho Linhas de (based on OHSAS 18001)
orientao
para
a
implementao da norma NP
4397
Systmes de gestion de la OHSAS 18001:1999/2007

Portugal

sant et securit du travail


Lignes directrices pour la
implmentation de la norme
NP 4397
Puerto Rico
Qatar
OHSAS 18002, BS8800
Romania
Russia
Russia

OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
OHSAS 18001:1999/2007,
Qatar Petroleum own
standard
OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
Decree 28 of the Russian
Ministry of labour 24.04.2002,
System of certification of
activities for a labour safety
(Ooccupational Health and
Safety) in organizations

Russia

Rwanda
San Marino
Saudi Arabia
Serbia and
Montenegro
Seychelles
Health & Safety for Small
Construction sites:1995
Prevention of Major Industrial
Accidents:1991

Standard GOST R 12.0.006


-2002 General requirements on
occupational health and safety
management in organization
system
SCC**2004/04
OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
IS 15001:2000 Occupational
health and safety management
systems - Specifications with
guidance for use

Safety, Health & Welfare on


Construction sites: a Training
Manual:1995
Seychelles

BS 8800:2004;
OHSAS 18002:2000

OHSAS 18001:1999/2007

Singapore
Singapore

SCC
SS 506-2:2004Occupational
safety and health (OSH)
management system Part 2:
General guidelines for the
implementation of OSH
management system

Singapore
Singapore
Slovakia
Slovenia
South Africa
Spain

AS/NZ 4801:2001
OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
OHSAS 18002: 2000,
OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
UNE 81 905:1997, Prevention UNE 81 900:1996, Prevention
of occupational risks.
of occupational risks. General
Guidelines for the
rules for implementation of an
implementation of occupational occupational safety and health
safety and health management management system
system
(O.S.H.M.S)

Spain
Sri Lanka
Sudan
Suriname
Swaziland
Sweden

OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
AFS 2001:1 (with 2003
changes), Systematiskt
Today 7 certification bodies are Arbetsmiljarbete (Systematic
Work Environment
accredited to certify against
AFS 2001:1, Systematic Work Management.)
Environment Management.
Those regulations are issued
by the Swedish Work
Environment Authority and are
available in English from their
web site www.av.se.
Accreditation is done against
STAFS 2000:9, SWEDAC
regulations for bodies certifying
Occupational Health and safety
Management Systems. Base
for accreditation is EN 45012.

SS 506-1:2004 Occupational
safety and health (OSH)
management system Part 1:
Specification

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Also an important factor of the


scheme is that SWEDAC
technical committee
supervising the scheme
consists of the different
employers and employees
organisations.
Sweden
Sweden
Switzerland

OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
DS/OHSAS 18001:2004
EKAS RL 6508: January 1996,
ASA Beizugsrichtlinie 6508

Switzerland

Switzerland
Switzerland
Syrian Arab
Republic
Taiwan

Thailand

( OH&S directive 6508 )


OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
SCC**2002
OHSAS 18001:1999/2007

A modified Voluntary
OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
Protection Program,
promulgated and promoted by
the Council of Labor Affairs,
provides guidelines on health
and safety management
systems and functions:2003

TIS 18004-2001(B.E.
TIS 18001:1999 (B.E. 2542),
2544):2002, Occupational
OHS Management System
Heath and Safety Management Specification
System: General Guidelines on
Principles, Systems and
Supporting Techniques

TIS 18011-2549 (2006)


Occupational health and
safety management
system : guidelines on
auditing in occupational
health and safety
management system
Occupational health and
safety management
system : Guidelines on
competence for
occupational health and
safety management
system auditors
Thailand
Trinidad &
Tobago
Tunisia
Turkey
Turkey
Ukraine
UAE
UK

OHSAS 18002:2000

OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
OHSAS 18001:1999/2007

UK

HS (G) 65 Successful health


RoSPA- Quality Safety Audit
and safety management:2000
(Ed 2)

UK

BS 8800:1996

OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
AS/NZ 4801:2001
OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
British Safety Council, The Five
Star Health and Safety
Management Audit

OHSAS 18001:1999/2007,
BS OHSAS 18001:2007

OHSAS 18002:2000
UK
UK

SCC
SCC**2004/04

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UK

USA
USA
USA
USA
Uruguay

Acquisition Safety and


Environmental Management
System (ASEMS), based on a
Project Oriented Safety
Management System
(POSMS), based on OHSAS
18001, for the UK Defence
Procurement Agency and the
Defence Logistics
Organization. See
www.asems.mod.uk
ANSI Z10:2005
OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
RCMS/RC14001
AS/NZ 4801:2001
UNIT 18002:2002, Sistemas de UNIT 18001:2007, Sistemas de
Gestion de la Seguridad y la
Gestion de la Seguridad y la
Salud Ocupacional. Directrices Salud Ocupacional. Requisitos
para la implantacin de la
(identical to OHSAS
norma UNIT 18001
18001:2007)
OHSAS 18002:2000

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Gua UNIT 18101:2002,


Sistemas de gestin de la
Seguridad y la Salud
ocupacional. Vocabulario
Gua UNIT 18103:2001,
Directrices para la evaluacin
de sistemas de gestin de la
Seguridad y Salud
Ocupacional. Proceso de
auditora.
Uruguay
Uzbekistan
Venezuela

OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
COVENIN 4004:2000, Sistema Covenin 4001:2000, Sistema
De Gestin De Seguridad E
De Gestin De Seguridad E
Higiene Ocupacional (Sgsho). Higiene Ocupacional (Sgsho)
Gua Para Su Implantacin

UNE 81905

UNE 81 900

BS 8800:1996
Venezuela
Venezuela
Viet Nam
Zimbabwe

Fondonorma OHSAS
18002:2003

Fondonorma OHSAS 18001:


2003
OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
OHSAS 18001:1999/2007
OHSAS 18001:1999/2007

Zimbabwe

Unclassified by
country

Totals

SAZS OHSAS 18002:2004,


Guidelines for the
implementation of occupational
health and safety management
system (based on OHSAS
18002)

SAZS OHSAS 18001:2007,


Occupational health and safety
management system (based
on OHSAS 18001:1999).
(Formerly SAZS 801:2001)
OHSAS 18001:1999/2007