ISO 45001 Occupational Health and Safety (OHSMS) certification
Protect and enhance the health, safety and wellbeing of your workers
- Improve safety in your workplace whilst boosting productivity
- Tried and tested way to manage risk and help ensure compliance with regulations
- Win new clients by easily demonstrating compliance
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What is ISO 45001?
ISO 45001:2018 is the international standard for Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems (OHSMS). It has replaced OHSAS 18001.
By implementing the standard you can protect the health, safety and wellbeing of your employees, visitors and anyone affected by your organisation’s activities. It’s also an excellent way to establish legal compliance.
Putting an occupational health and safety management system in place is more important than ever. Senior managers are now held personally responsible for health and safety in their organisations. In addition, new sentencing guidelines introduced in 2016 have resulted in harsher punishment for failures. The standard provides protection for you, your employees and your organisation. It’s the best way of managing risk, avoiding fines and reducing employee absence. It all adds up to better business performance.
If you already have other management systems in place, then putting an additional one in place can be straightforward. The standard is based on the Annex SL framework, meaning it shares a common structure and many elements with the other major standards. So, it integrates seamlessly with other ISO management systems including ISO 9001, ISO 14001, and ISO 27001.
Why choose ISO 45001?
The standard is suited to almost any organisation, of every size, in any sector.
If you take safety seriously – and the law requires that you do – then you can benefit from implementing this health and safety management system and securing Alcumus ISOQAR certification.
Being certified shows that you follow best international practices and can be trusted to do business with. This helps you to get on ‘preferred supplier’ lists. It’s often an essential requirement when tendering for new business, especially when bidding for work with larger organisations or the public sector.
You may also be interested in PAS 3002, the Code of Practice on Improving Health and Wellbeing within an Organisation. It’s the perfect complement to ISO 45001 particularly due to its focus on psychological wellbeing.
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If you don’t know much about ISO 45001, watch our five minute video: What is ISO 45001?
Then get a copy of our plain English Guide to the Requirements of ISO 45001. At this stage, just flick through to get a flavour of what it’s all about.
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ISO 45001 is relevant to ANY sector and to any business of any size. It also works alongside any existing ISO certification you may already have, such as ISO 9001. In fact, if you already have one ISO standard, implementation and maintenance of additional standards will be easier.
The HSWA of 1974 doesn’t help you improve your compliance or performance. It is simply a law that states what your legal duties are as an employer towards your employees and to anyone else affected by your organisation’s activities. You have to abide by this law.
Putting in place an occupational health and safety management system (OHSMS) gives you the framework and tools to comply with that law in a structured way.