Category Archives: ISO 45001

Our latest article looks at ISO 45001, the Occupational Health & Safety Management Standard, through the eyes of four very different clients. Find out how ISO 45001 helps them and other companies reduce H&S risks by: Improving identification of hard-to-spot risks Predicting consequences Improving accident registers Ensuring processes are documented Engaging teams Read the article now or visit…


A non-conformance is anything that has happened that shouldn’t have.  It could be an issue with an internal process, a supplier’s performance or even a customer complaint and unfortunately, the process is sometimes viewed in a bad light. There are times where some individuals will see raising a non-conformance as a ‘weakness’ or they may…


Audits are a compulsory element of the ISO / BS systems and should be conducted annually.  Instead of fearing them, we want our clients to see them as a valuable business tool.  They are an opportunity to drive your management system forward, enabling continuous improvement and therefore allowing you to get the most out of…


Are you currently running the BS OHSAS 18001 Health and Safety Management System? If you are, you’re probably wondering how its discontinuation will affect you. Here’s a quick guide. The eagerly anticipated ISO 45001 Occupational Health and Safety Management System was released in March to replace BS OHSAS 18001. As with BS OHSAS 18001, the overall aim…


What is ISO Certification? ISO Certification is a seal of approval from a third party body that a company runs to one of the internationally recognised ISO management systems. The certification can be used to tender for business as a proof of a company’s credibility but also to install confidence in the potential client that you…


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The new standard, which aims to bring health and safety more in line with the recently updated ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 mainframe, was delayed in February after the first draft of the standard was rejected. The path for the upgrade projects that the standard will be published at the end of 2017. A committee of…


The new edition of the BS OHSAS 18001 Health and Safety Management Standard has now been postponed until late 2017 after the first draft of the new international standard was rejected. A secondary International Committee meeting has been scheduled for October of this year. When released the new standard will seek to: Reduce the risks to personnel and…


This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, the most important legislation affecting workplace safety in the UK. At the time it was a landmark piece of legislation and while reflecting on its impact after four decades the creators of the bill can rightfully say that the law…