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Which EHS performance standards are adhered to most commonly?

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Jacinta Sarpkaya
Profile Picture of Jacinta Sarpkaya Jacinta joined ProntoForms in 2014 as a Technical Documentation Writer with a keen interest in business processes. After earning her BA Honors from University of Toronto, her time working in service introduced her to health and safety regulations.  Full Bio
Q:Which EHS performance standards are adhered to most commonly?

In a survey conducted by BLR in 2015, 61.5% of jobsites said they adhere to the BS OHSAS 18001 Occupational Health and Safety performance standard. 33.9% of participants said they adhere to ISO 14001 Environmental Management performance standards. Only 5.9% said they adhere to the AS9100 performance standards. Nearly one third (30.4%) answered “other.” Some of the common “other” responses are:

  • We don’t know
  • ISO 9001:2008
  • ISO 13485
  • Various state-specific standards
  • Our own standards

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