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What is AS/NZS 4801?


An international standard for the requirements of a safety management system, adopted jointly by Australia and New Zealand (AS/NZS). Used as a basis for third party certification of safety management systems.

  • AS/NZS 4801 specifies the requirements for an organisation to systematically manage health and safety in the workplace.

It includes a set of plans, actions and procedures, and is actively endorsed by a committed employer to achieve the following:

  • Provision of a safe and healthy workplace and the prevention/reduction of illness and injury.
  • Identification of workplace hazards, assessment and control of risks.
  • Active involvement in health and safety matters by managers, supervisors and employees.
  • Provision of information and training to all employees so they can work safely.

What are the benefits in dealing with a company that is AS/NZS 4801 accredited



  • Prevention of occupational injury and disease.
  • Reduced loss of working days due to injury and accidents.
  • Improved work methods and worker morale leading to improved productivity.
  • Framework for meeting legislative responsibilities.
  • Our processes are documented in procedures.
  • Customer feedback, customer satisfaction and potential improvements to the system are monitored.
  • Internal and external audits are conducted on our processes on a regular basis.
Safety Plus Australia are fully AS/NZS4801 certified meaning they are fully qualified in Occupational Health and Safety

Safety Plus Australia is also ISO9001 certified (Quality Management).
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If you or your organisation require any additional information on the benefits of dealing with a company that is accredited in ISO 9001 & AS/AZS 4801 please do not hesitate to contact our sales office on 03 9879 5230.