Tag Archives: BS OHSAS 18001

ISO 45001 further delayed until late 2017

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…


ISO 45001 Health and Safety Management Standard postponed until late 2017

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…


40th anniversary of landmark health and safety law – highlights workplace safety in the UK

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…


The revision is coming for the BS OHSAS 18001

The BS OHSAS 18001:2007 Health and Safety management system is a systematic and process driven approach to controlling and monitoring risks that can arise from the company’s day to day activities. This system is proven to enable the business to be pro-active rather then re-active, therefore more effectively protecting the health and welfare of your workforce on an on-going basis. Did you know? 26.4 million working days were lost…


Training kicks risks into touch!

ISO Quality Services has held another Risk Assessment training Course with great success! The delegates were put through their paces identifying certain risks and knowing how to define health and safety law. The course covers the below topics: Concepts of risk and hazard. Concepts of a safe work environment. Hazard identification and differentiation between hazard…