Top 5 nonconformities in ISO 45001

During an ISO 45001 audit, auditors evaluate an organisation’s compliance with the standard’s requirements. Nonconformities may be identified during these audits, and addressing them is crucial for maintaining an effective OH&S management system.

Top tips for implementing ISO 45001

Implementing ISO 45001 can be a transformative journey for any organisation, offering a pathway to a safer and healthier workplace. In this blog, we explore some of the key tips for the journey of implementing ISO 45001.

Transitioning Careers: From the Armed Forces to Auditing

Can you tell us a bit about yourself? I’ve spent what feels like a lifetime in engineering across various sectors, but the majority being with the British Army. After leaving the army, I worked as an engineer within the food industry at various levels for businesses including Morrisons and Vale of Mowbray. So you were […]

ISO 45001 update – international ballot approved

The process of developing ISO 45001 has taken longer than originally forecast, due to the demand for amendments and redrafting. The international ballot approval means that the second version of the standard, DIS 2 ISO 45001, can now move to the publishing stage if it is agreed that a final draft standard (FDIS) is not required. The […]

What is a Health & Safety Policy and how do I write one?

It sets the agenda for everything else that follows. The main purpose of your OHSMS is to help you achieve what you set out in your Health & Safety Policy. A Health & Safety Policy is a very brief statement and you should be able to complete it without any difficulty. It’s a lot easier […]

ISO 45001 – What you need to know

What you need to know about ISO 45001 It encourages best-in-class risk management The purpose of the standard is to prevent work related injury and ill health and provide a safer environment to work in. Forward-thinking aspects of ISO 45001 include the identification of health and safety threats and opportunities, the consultation and participation of workers, and […]

ISO 45001 could be set to replace OHSAS 18001 sooner than anticipated

Progress has been made towards launching the much anticipated ISO 45001 standard, following a recent meeting of the Project Committee’s Working Group in Vienna. ISO 45001 is intended to replace OHSAS 18001 and create a truly international standard for occupational health and safety management systems. ISO Project Committee 283 (PC 283) has been tasked with the […]

First Traffic Management Company to Achieve ISO 45001 from Alcumus ISOQAR

Kidderminster based firm, Signal Traffic Management, has become the first traffic management company to gain ISO 45001 certification from leading certification body Alcumus ISOQAR. The UKAS accredited certificate demonstrates their compliance to the world’s first international standard for occupational health and safety management systems. As well as creating consistency around the world, the new standard enables organisations to successfully manage […]

The importance of ISO certification in the construction sector

Did you know that there are more than one thousand ISO standards and related documents for the construction industry? These ISO standards are a demonstration of the conformity of materials and processes to international standards, so that buyers and end users can have confidence in what they are procuring. They cover everything from concrete to […]

PAS 3002 Helps your Workforce Become Safer, Healthier and Stronger

In 2017 – 2018 over half a million employees suffered an injury whilst at work – 147 of those were fatal. In that period, over 30 million working days were lost due to work-related ill health and injuries with organisations spending £15 billion on sick pay and other associated costs. This not only indicates the […]