What is ISO 45001

ISO 45001 (formally OHSAS 18001) is the internationally recognised management system for health and safety.  Approximately 160,000 business around the world are certified to this standard.  It follows the same structure as ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 and therefore can be easily integrated into them and vice-versa. It focusses on occupational health and safety management by helping companies achieve the best possible working conditions and workplace health and safety performance. In addition to some of the ISO 9001 benefits, ISO 45001 benefits include;

 

  • improved company image and credibility
  • hazards identified and managed to reduce H&S risks
  • best possible working conditions created across your organisation
  • reduced workplace accidents and illness and the associated costs
  • motivated staff with better, safer working conditions
  • less risk of regulatory breaches and associated costs from fines and legal representation
  • able to demonstrate compliance to customers and suppliers