Abu Dhabi Environment, Health and Safety Management System (In Food Sector)


• What is EHSMS.

• Benefit of EHSMS.
• International Standards.

• EHS Policy.
• EHSMS Decree.

• EHSMS Framework.
• AD EHSMS Manual. • EHSMS Code of practice. • EHSMS Minimum Requirements. • Steps for implementation.

What is Environment Health Safety Management System?
• It is integrated system developed and implemented to include all factors related to Environment, Health and Safety for the purpose of protecting the environment and human health ensuring safety of workers in workplace. • Decree No. 42 issued by Crown Prince H.H Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed.

• The Decree was issued in June 2009 and refers to functional requirements including roles and responsibilities.
• It is a management system was developed from International standards including:
• • • • ISO 14001. OHSAS 18001. ISO 19011. Combines environment, quality, financial, human resources and management systems.

Benefits of EHSMS:
 Improving occupational and community health and safety.  Improving natural resources conservation and utilization.  Improved progress towards sustainable development.  Development of Emirate EHS performance database and baseline data.  Reduced corporate risks and liabilities.

 Improve business efficiency.
 Improve efficiency in waste management.

Environment Community

Sectors Workers

Land, Air, Water

International Standard that EHSM system is based on:
ISO 14001 Environmental Management System

ISO 19011 AS/NZ 4360 ISO 31000

ISO 9001 Quality Management System
OHSAS 18001 Occupational Health and Safety Management System

AD Environment Health Safety (EHS) Policy
 Policy Main Statement:
The Government of Abu Dhabi Emirate is committed to: Protect and conserve the environment; To protect and promote human health and safety for all inhabitants of the Abu...