Occupational health and safety (OHS), occupational health, or workplace health and safety (WHS), is a multidisciplinary field concerned with the safety, health, and welfare of people at work.
The goals of occupational safety and health programs include to foster a safe and healthy work environment.
OHS may also protect co-workers, family members, employers, customers, and many others who might be affected by the workplace environment.
All organizations have the duty to ensure that employees and any other person who may be affected by the organization's activities remain safe at all times.
OHSAS 18001 is the internationally recognized assessment specification for occupational health and safety management systems.