Define: QHSE

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Definition: QHSE

What is the dictionary definition of QHSE?

Dictionary Definition

Quality, health, safety, environment


Full Definition of QHSE

This refers to the four components of a responsible corporate management approach (Quality, health, safety, environment) based on the belief that all accidents are caused by human error and are, therefore, preventable with better training and administration.

A QHSE (or Quality, Health, Safety, and Environment) management system aims at building health and safety arrangements that are compatible with all places of work.

Quality, Health, Safety and Environment Management (QHSE) generally refers to management operation models that integrate the common elements of the ISO9001, OHSAS18001 and ISO14001 standards.

A narrow definition of QHSE points to the management system used by the international oil and gas industry.


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Definition Sources

Definitions for QHSE are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 27th December, 2019