What is ISO 45001?
ISO 45001, previously known as ISO 18001, is an international standard that specifies requirements for occupational health and safety management systems (OH&S). Using ISO 45001 will help organizations by providing a framework to improve employee safety, reduce workplace risks and create better, safer working conditions, all over the world.
What are the benefits?
- Increase organizational resilience through proactive risk prevention, innovation and continual improvement
- Strengthening of legal and regulatory compliance whilst reducing business losses
- Demonstrates brand responsibility by committing to safe, healthy and sustainable work
- One global occupational health and safety system for all businesses, of all sizes
How does ISO 45001 Certification Helps you with?
- Injury Prevention
- Enhanced Occupational Health Measures
- Statutory Identification and Compliance Evaluation
- Improve Productivity
- Enhance Organizational Safety Culture
Steps for organization to get 45001 certified
For the organization OHSMS to be certified, you have to initially complete the execution. In the wake of completing all your documentation and actualizing your procedures, your organization additionally needs to play out these means to guarantee a fruitful certification:
Internal-Audit: to check your OHSMS forms. The objective is to guarantee that records are set up to affirm consists of the procedures and to discover issues and shortcomings that would somehow or another stay covered up.
Management audit: to assess the significant realities about the management system forms so as to settle on suitable choices.
Corrective activities: Following the internal audit and management audit, you need to correct the root cause of any identified problems and document how they were resolved.
The organization audit process is divided into two phases:
Stage One Audit (documents review) – The auditor/s from certification body will review documents to ensure your documentation meets the requirements of ISO 45001 Certification and to determine an organization’s readiness for their Stage 2 Certification Audit.
Stage Two Audit (on site audit) – evaluates the implementation and effectiveness of your organization’s management system(s). During the Stage 2 audit, Certification Body will determine the degree of compliance with the standard’s requirements and report any non-conformity that your organization will have to correct before the certification can be issued. If the Stage 2 audit is successful, your organization’s management system(s) will be certified and the certificate will issue.