ISO 45001 is the new international standard for Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems (OHSMS)
ISO 45001’s Intended Users?
The ISO 45001 certificate programme applies to all organisations. That is any organisation which has employees working on its behalf, who may be affected by day-to-day business operations, and will be required to use a systematic approach in managing workplace health and safety.ISO 45001 is the new international standard for Occupational Health & Safety Management Systems (OHSMS). Implementing ISO 45001 will assist your organisation to manage Health and Safety risks and facilitate legal compliance. Health & Safety is a culture that people at every level of the organisation need to buy in to.
What are the benefits of using ISO 45001?
It enables organisation to manage risk and helps ensure compliance with legislation. Helps create and maintain a safe and healthy working environment for workers, visitors and anyone affected by your organisation’s activities. ISO 45001 will help you meet your legal and moral obligations. It can also produce significant commercial benefits for your organisation.
• A safer place to work – reducing the risk of work-related injury and ill health and helping you fulfil your morale duty as a responsible employer
• Cost savings – efficient management systems, fewer accidents and improved health of your workforce all have a positive financial impact
• Enables measurement of health and safety performance – helps you establish a robust framework and reporting system.
How do we comply?
Organisations without certification to an OSH management systems standard, but thinking about getting ISO 45001 certification, can start preparing now. We can help by conducting an audit against the new ISO 45001 requirements. This will identify where and how an organisation's processes need to be created, modified or improved to achieve the standard.
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