ALL SHEQ RELATED QUESTION IN ONE PLACE
WHAT IS SHEQ?
SHEQ stands for Safety, Health, Environmental and Quality within the Management system.
WHAT IS OHS?
OHS stands for Occupational Health and safety. This is a regulated service that an organisation adopts to ensure the health and safety of the employees in their workplace.
WHAT IS AN OHS POLICY?
To be compliant with the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Act 85 of 1993, the employer must provide and maintain a safe, healthy, and well-maintained work environment for its workers.
WHAT IS THE OHS ACT?
The OHS Act is a legal requirement that an organisation enforces to provide for the health and safety of its employees in the workplace. Furthermore, it protects persons other than employees against hazards to health and safety arising from the activities of persons at work.
WHAT IS ISO?
ISO is the International Organization for Standardization. It’s an independent, international organisation that develops standards to promote and ensure the quality, safety, and efficiency of products, services, and systems.
WHAT IS ISO 9001:2015?
It is an international standard that specifies the requirements for a quality management system (QMS). To demonstrate compliance with customer and regulatory requirements, organizations use the standard.
WHAT IS ISO 14001:2015?
ISO 14001 has become the international standard for designing and implementing an environmental management system. An environmental management system (EMS), is made up of the policies, processes, plans, practices and records that are used by the organisation to manage environmental aspects.
WHAT IS ISO 4500:2018?
ISO 45001 is an International Standard that specifies requirements for an occupational health and safety (OH&S) management system, with guidance for its use, to enable an organisation to proactively improve its OH&S performance in preventing injury and ill-health.
WHAT IS A MANAGEMENT SYSTEM?
A management system is the manner in which an organisation manages the interrelated parts of its business in order to achieve its objectives and intended outcomes.
WHAT IS COMPLIANCE MANAGEMENT?
Compliance management is the continued process of monitoring and assessing systems. This ensures that they comply with the industry and security standards, including corporate and regulatory policies.
WHAT IS COMPLIANCE MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE?
Compliance management software is a tool that supports an organisations compliance strategy. It is used to control and maintain all aspects of an organisation’s SHEQ compliance requirements.
WHAT IS A SAFETY OFFICER?
A Health and Safety Officer must have a relevant formal qualification. To work as a Health and Safety Officer in the construction industry, one must also be registered with the South African Council for Project and Construction Management Professions (SACPCMP).
WHAT IS A HEALTH & SAFETY REPRESENTATIVE?
A Health and Safety Representative is designated in workplaces where the employer employs more than 20 employees. Health and Safety Representatives often act as the liaison between senior management and employees.
WHAT IS PPE?
Personal Protective Equipment. It is worn to minimize exposure to hazards that cause serious workplace injuries and illnesses. These injuries and illnesses may result from contact with chemical, radiological, physical, electrical, mechanical, or other workplace hazards.
Use SHEQ software
To design and implement a Quality Management System, SRM and many of our clients use Mango Compliance Software – www.mangolive.com.
Mango makes it easier to obtain and maintain ISO 9001:2015 certification.