Monthly Archives: May 2016

Health & Safety Risks at Work in the UK

There are many health and safety risks in the workplace. The most common cause of injuries at work by far are slips and trips. Fatal injuries can happen in every type of workplace. According to the UK Health and Safety Executive, most fatal injuries occur due to one of the following three causes: falls from […]

7 Challenges of Implementing ISO 14001: An Inforgraphic

ISO 14001 has helped thousands of organisations reduce their environmental impact and improve their bottom line. Despite this companies still come up against obstacles on their road to certification. Some of these include: Sources: The 7 Challenges of Implementing ISO 14001

ISO 45001 Publication Delayed

The first Draft International Standard (DIS) of ISO 45001 was published in January 2016. The participating National Standards Bodies were balloted on the draft standard between 12th February and the 12th May. 71% of members voted in favour of the DIS, with 28% against and 1% abstaining. In order for the DIS to be passed […]

Increased Emphasis on Clauses 8.3, 8.4 & 8.5 in ISO/DIS 45001

One in a series of occasional blogs on ISO/DIS 45001 Occupational health and safety management system. Clause 8.3: Outsourcing; Clause 8.4: Procurement; Clause 8.5: Contractors The FDIS version of ISO 45001 is only months away from publication. ISO/FDIS 45001 is the penultimate version before final publication of the standard. Already, a lot of interest has […]

10 Safety Signs Every Office Should Invest In

Sources Health and Safety Authority: Safety Signs – FAQs Health and Safety Authority: Slips, Trips & Falls The Pegasus Legal Register