A Comparative Analysis of AS/NZS 4801, ISO 45000 and OHSAS 18001 Safety Management Systems

  • Manikam PillayEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 876)


Safety management systems (SMS) have been used by many organizations to manage workplace safety for over five decades. Wide ranges of these are available. However, there is very little published research on the strengths and weaknesses of each. This is a significant gap, which this article seeks to address through an integrative review of the published literature, by comparing and contrasting three SMS.


Safety management systems Integrative review AS/NZS 4801 OHSAS 18001 ISO 45001 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Health SciencesUniversity of NewcastleCallaghanAustralia

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