Tag Archives: ISO 45001

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 […]

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 […]

A Deeper Look at ISO 45001

ISO PC 283 was inaugurated in London in October 2013 with the aim of developing ISO 45001, the international standard in occupational health and safety management. Its ultimate aim is to supplant OHSAS 18001:2007. In excess of 90,000 OHSAS 18001 certificates have been issued in 127 countries to date. ISO/DIS 45001 was recently issued, with […]

DIS ISO 45001 available for public comment

ISO 45001, which is replacing OHSAS 18001, will be the first internationally agreed Health & Safety management system standard that will be relevant to organisations across the globe. ISO Standards have been developed to assist organisations in managing their processes and risks in a systematic and consistent way. The Draft International Standard (DIS) ISO 45001 has […]

ISO 45001 reaches next stage in the process

ISO/PC 283, the Project Committee responsible for the development of the new international Health & Safety management system standard ISO 45001 met for the 4th time in Geneva between the 21st and 25th September 2015. The purpose of this meeting was to agree the version of ISO 45001 that could progress as the Draft International […]

ISO 45001 Moves in the Right Direction towards Publication

DID YOU KNOW?! As organisations are responsible for minimising the risk of harm to both its employees and people affected by their activities, they are under unsurmountable pressure to ensure they manage their occupational health and safety risks. ISO 45001 an occupational health and safety management system standard, which enables organisations to manage their occupational […]