ISO 45001

Occupational Health and Safety System

Continually improve your business with the international occupational health and safety system

According to the latest surveys, each year on a global level more than 350,000 deaths and more than 270 million injuries are caused by poor and unsafe conditions of workers at their workplace.

With the aim of preventing these situations or minimizing the risk of their occurrence, ISO 45001 – Occupational Health and Safety System was established.

Among other things, this system helps companies and organizations to:

  • Create the best possible working conditions for their employees;
  • Identify hazards and establish measures for their control;
  • Reduce the number of accidents and illnesses in the workplace, which also reduces additional costs and congestion;
  • Engage and motivate employees with better and safer working conditions;
  • Demonstrate to customers and suppliers that they meet all the requirements of the standard.

Although ISO 45001 relies on OHSAS 18001, it is important to note that it is still a new and specific standard, not an audit or an update. For this reason, in order to maintain organizational alignment, many organizations will need to change their current thinking and working practices.

1. Introduction

Find out what the ISO 45001 Occupational Health and Safety System really is and what makes it suitable for your business.

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2. Implementation

Find out the best way to implement ISO 45001 and how our company can help you with this.

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3. Certification

Make an independent assessment of the implemented standard and obtain certification for your system.

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4. Maintenance

Make sure your system is constantly growing and evolving to deliver the best solutions for your business.

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1. Introduction

ISO 45001 is the right choice when it comes to identifying and managing health and safety at work, as well as preventing incidents in the workplace. We help you understand and apply the ISO 45001 in your organization to gain safer working conditions, improve performance and take advantage of new business opportunities.

As the world’s first international standard for occupational health and safety, ISO 45001 offers a unique and clear framework for all organizations looking to improve their OH&S performance. It is aimed at the top management of the organization and aims to provide a safe and healthy work environment for employees and visitors. In order to achieve this, it is crucial to control all the factors that can lead to close injuries and injuries. ISO 45001 also provides safe space for employees, the machines and equipment they use, and safe working conditions.

ISO 45001 can also be adapted to all types of organizations in order to eliminate or reduce risks and unfortunate situations during work operations. This standard is designed to help organizations create the best possible working conditions, while meeting legal and industrial requirements, as well as tougher customer demands.

2. Implementation

ISO 45001 is more than the protection of employees, as it also assures stakeholders to responsibly and seriously understand your corporate co-operation, and accordingly, ISO 45001 can provide your organization with an advantage among competitors.

Work with us when implementing ISO 45001 and establish your own principles, procedures and control measures that are necessary to help your organization achieve the best working conditions.

Are you ready for implementation?

Each organization faces various risks and dangers, and therefore, it is in different stages of occupational safety and health management. That is why we offer our clients the customized packages that help them to set up the system in an adequate way and include only essential services and products. In this way, unnecessary costs are reduced for products and services that you do not need at a given moment, and in this way you can overcome certain health and safety challenges that you face.

We will help you design your ISO 45001 project plan using the system you already have. Also, by implementing this standard, you can more easily identify and reduce health and safety risks, as long as until satisfied clients and employees, improved brand and status of a preferred supplier do not become part of your regular business.

Implementation tips ISO 45001

1. Ensure the support and commitment of senior management;

2. Ensure good internal communication in the overall business;

3. Compare your existing occupational safety and health systems with the requirements of ISO 45001;

4. Provide feedback from buyers and clients about the current occupational health and safety management system;

5. Establish and determine a team for implementation;

6. Plan and assign roles, commitments and responsibilities;

7. Adapt ISO 45001 Occupational Safety and Health Requirements to Your Business;

8. Motivate the involvement of employees with various trainings;

9. Share your knowledge of ISO 45001 with your employees and encourage them to train for internal auditors;

10. Continualy evaluate your ISO 45001 system to make sure it is constantly improving.

3. Certification

With the ISO 45001 certification, priority is given to the well-being of employees, improvement of customer satisfaction and obtaining the status of a preferred supplier on the market.

With us, the certification process is much simpler. After receiving your certification application, we designate a consultant who will lead your organization through the following steps:

1. Analysis of nonconformity

This is an optional step where we closely observe your existing occupational safety and health systems and compare them with ISO 45001. This helps us identify areas that require more work before a formal assessment, while saving you time and money.

2. Formal assessment

A formal assessment is a two-step process. First, check that the ISO 45001 procedures and controls are needed. The results of the test will be shared with you, and if we identify nonconformities, you can align them. If all the requirements are fulfilled, we will assess the level of implementation of the procedures and control measures within your organization to make sure they are effectively implemented.

3. Certification

Once you have completed a formal assessment, you will receive an ISO 45001 certificate valid for three years, subject to annual surveillance checks. Your consultant will remain in touch with you during this period and will regularly visit you to make sure that the system remains functional and is constantly improving.

4. Maintenance

Occupational safety and health is a long-term commitment. The more you invest in this, your organization, employees and clients will benefit more, and due to regular informing on the latest events related to occupational safety and health, you will always be up to date on the issue.

You can also expand your relevant knowledge with our courses. All of this, as well as support from your consultant and business review, will help your organization to progress steadily, remain competitive and meet the requirements of the standards.

Integration will give you better results

Make the most of your Occupational Safety and Health Management System ISO 45001 integration with other management systems your organization maintains. This allows you to combine how you manage processes that relate to more than one system.

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Popular courses and training for ISO 45001

We use effective learning techniques to make sure that you fully understand all the requirements of ISO 45001. This type of training consists of lectures and workshops of interactive parts, which allow you to give your opinion and present your views, practical examples and the like.

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You have OHSAS 18001, but you need a transition to ISO 45001: 2018?

ISO 45001: 2018 is the latest version of this standard. If you are still certified to OHSAS 18001, please let us know to help you make a transition.

The health and safety management system will help you to protect and preserve the most valuable things your company has – its people, thus obtaining the conditions to achieve your business successes and goals.

Standard 45001 helps you to:

– -Raise your company to a higher organizational level through risk prevention and constant improvement

– Observe legal regulations while reducing business losses

– Present your company as a responsible brand, which takes care of a safe, healthy and sustainable way of working

– Be a part of a global system of health and safety management, applicable to all organizations, regardless of their size and activity

Why is ISO 45001 good for your business?

The ISO 45001 standard was designed to prevent injuries at work and enable each company to provide its employees with a safe and secure workplace.

For whom is the ISO 45001 suitable?

The ISO 45001 standard is a flexible system of health and safety management at work and can be applied to a different number of different types of organizations, such as:

– Small and medium-sized enterprises

– Large companies and corporations

– Public institutions and organizations

By integrating, you get better results

Make the most of your ISO 45001 system of safety and health management by integrating with other systems your organization maintains. This allows you to combine the way you manage processes that relate to more than one system.

Learn more about integrated management systems.