ISO 45001 - Occupational Health and Safety

ISO 45001 will the replacement to OHSAS 18001 and will become the ISO standard for Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems (OHSMS)
The standard has been developed by committee ISO/PC 283 made up occupational health and safety experts, it has followed the same management system approaches found in ISO 9001 and ISO 14001. It has also taken into account other health and safety standards such as OHSAS 18001, ILO’s international labour standards and conventions, the international Labour Organizations ILO-OSH Guidelines and national standards.
ISO 45001 can be implemented to any organization, irrespective of its size, and can be integrated into other health and safety programmes such as worker wellness and wellbeing.

The ISO 45001 allows integration with other management systems far simpler as it shares the common structure defined by Annex SL; it’s also aligned with the 2015 versions of ISO 9001 and ISO 14001.

Benefits of ISO 45001

• Reduce work related injuries, ill health and potential fatalities death
• Increased awareness of risks
• Improve your OH&S effectiveness and performance
• Demonstrate corporate responsibility and meet supply chain requirements
• It can assist an organization to fulfil its legal requirements
• Protection of brand reputation to stakeholders

Migration from OHSAS 18001 to ISO 45001

OHSAS 18001 will be withdrawn on publication of ISO 45001 and organizations currently certified to OHSAS 18001 will have a three-year period to migrate to ISO 45001.
Training – We provide a range of training courses options to suit your needs. These courses will provide you with the skills to implement, audit and manage an effective health and safety management system.
Gap Analysis – SOCOTEC Certification International can perform a GAP analysis to help you identify any weaknesses prior to migrating to the ISO 45001 standard.

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