ISO 45001-Occupational Health & Safety (OH&S) Management System

ISO 45001:2018 is an International Standard that specifies requirements for an occupational health and safety (OH&S) management system. It sets the minimum standard of practice to protect employees in any organization worldwide. It is set to transform workplace practices.

Whether it’s a failure to protect workers against toxic chemicals, or a sleep-deprived employee getting into a fatal car accident, millions of people are hurt at work every year. Now, with the arrival of the world’s first International Standard on occupational health and safety, many such incidents can be prevented. Uncover why ISO 45001 has the potential to be a real game changer for millions of workers (and workplace health hazards) around the world.

Benefits of implementing ISO 45001:2015 in an organization
Internationally recognized ISO 45001 puts your organization on level of excellence shared by organizations worldwide.
Satisfies demands of current or prospective customers for registration.
Increased acceptance by regulators, the public, and interested parties. Accepted as being proactive about Health and Safety and continual improvement.
Improves business performance. ISO 45001 health/safety management system reduces workplace illness and injury and increase productivity.
Creates consistency throughout the organization built around “best practices”.
Provides a platform for attracting lower insurance premiums
Allows better identification of hazards and risk and later develops plans to manage them.
Improves the efficiency of internal operations, reduces accidents, dangers, and downtime.
Improves management oversight. Incorporates monitoring and measurement of key performance indicators in health/safety
Internal auditing is an “early warning system” to help you spot health/safety threats – giving you the chance to address and resolve them before they are detected.
Transforms operation from detection mode to prevention mode.

The benefits to Implementing ISO 45001 are endless and when implemented correctly it provides the company with an effective tool that will show return on investment.
ISO 45001 has been written to apply even to small businesses, regardless of size, type. It can easily be integrated with ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 because the Annex SL structure is the same for all ISO standards.
Other aspects of worker health and safety can be integrated such as wellbeing and may be required by local/state legal requirements. The ISO 45001 standard does not specifically address issues such as product safety, property damage or environmental and social impact. The standard’s primary goal is to eliminate or minimize the risk of harm to people.

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