The Value of ISO 45001:2018
ISO 45001:2018 Occupational Health and Safety (OHSMS)
Is an internationally recognized standards for Occupational Health and Safety Management.
On March 12, 2018 the ISO 45001:2018 Occupational Health and Safety Management standard was published which over the next three years will replace OHSAS 18001. The ISO 45001 standard has been written to the same framework as the ISO 9001:2015 and 14001:2015 Management System Standards.
All standards provide a framework that any organization can use to identify and effectively control its occupational health and safety risks.
Achieving compliance with ISO 45001 will typically involve identifying the most significant health and safety hazards in the business and taking appropriate action to manage these. All health and safety legislation applicable to a business and its activities must also be identified, documented and complied with.
Certification in ISO 45001 demonstrates to all stakeholders of an organization that your health and safety management system has been independently assessed and conforms to international standards for health and safety practice in the workplace.
How will ISO 45001 help my Organization?
ISO 45001 ensures your organization has a management system in place to reduce health & safety risks within the workplace – protecting workers from potential harm and increasing profitability at the same time. Other benefits of ISO 45001 include:
Reduced overall costs of incidents.
Reduced risk in downtime and the costs of disruption to operations.
Reduced cost of insurance premiums.
Reduced absences and employee turnover rate.
Improved ability to respond to legal and compliance requirements.
Recognition for achieving an international benchmark.