What is ISO 45001:2018
ISO 45001:2018 is the framework for an occupational health and safety management system for managing occupational healthy and safety risks and opportunities. The success of an occupation health and safety system should help to promote and protect the physical and mental health of workers from injury and ill health. This ISO 45001:2018 framework can be easily adopted by organizations with existing OH&S management systems or practices. This system is often used in conjunction with environmental management systems
Who Should Use ISO 45001
ISO 45001:2018 is applicable to any organization that wishes to establish, implement, and maintain an organizational health and safety management system. Any OH&S organization that is looking to improve health and safety, eliminate hazards and minimize risks, take advantage of OH&S opportunities, and address management system nonconformities should benefit from the 45001 standard.
What Are the Benefits of ISO 45001
Some of the main benefits of ISO 9001 certification include:
- Improved workplace conditions
- Lessens the risk for injury or illness
- Reducing absenteeism
- Increase in productivity
- Reduced costs of insurance premiums
- Increase staff morale
- Improve organizations reputation
How Do I Get Started with ISO 45001
When determining how to get started it is important to look at your internal resources. Do you have anyone on your team that knows the standard and can implement its criteria properly? If not, you may want to consider reaching out to an experienced consultant who can assess your organization and systems to determine what is needed for an effective implementation. Contact us.
If you are working towards the standard a copy of ISO 45001:2018 can be purchased here.