Tag Archives: OHSAS 18001

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 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 […]

Preparing for ISO 45001 – The New Health & Safety Standard

On the 25th March 2015, Antaris’ Senior EH&S, Quality Consultant Finbarr Stapleton gave a talk in Dublin at the IOSH Conference – Safety in a re-emerging construction sector on preparing for the new Health & Safety standard ISO 45001. During his talk he gave insights into the new standard so that we may have a […]

Important Update on ISO 45001!

The first committee draft of the new Health & Safety standard ISO 45001 was published last summer. This new standard helps the organisation to look beyond its immediate Health & Safety issues and to take into account what the wider society expects of them. Additionally, ISO 45001 insists that Occupational Health & Safety aspects are […]

ISO 45001: The New Health & Safety Standard

ISO recently announced that ISO Committee ISO/PC 283 – Occupational Health & Safety Management Systems, has been formed with an objective to develop and publish an international standard for Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) based on OHSAS 18001. The new standard will be known as ISO 45001. The standard’s publication is still some time off, […]

Global Growth in the Uptake of ISO Standards – ISO 50001

Global Growth in the Uptake of ISO Standards: ISO 50001 This post investigates the global growth in the uptake of ISO’s seven most popular standards over the 2012 and 2013. Figures released from the ISO show a large increase in the number of certificates issued in 2012, compared with those issued in 2011. In 2012, […]

International Legal Registers – What’s the Problem?

For any organisation implementing ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001 or ISO 50001 on a multi-jurisdictional basis, international standardisation of the enabling tool-set that supports the operation of the standard(s) should be a consideration.  Management systems are implemented both to create a focused commitment to quality, as well as to provide the corporate centre assurance that good […]