Frequently Asked Questions ISO 45001
ISO 45001 is an international standard for occupational health and safety (OH&S) management systems. It is designed to provide a framework for organizations to effectively manage and improve their occupational health and safety performance. The primary purpose of ISO 45001 is to help organizations ensure the health, safety, and well-being of their employees, contractors, and other stakeholders in the workplace.
To get ISO 45001 certified for your organization, you need to follow a series of steps:
1. Preparation: Understand the standard and conduct a gap analysis.
2. Documentation: Develop policies and procedures aligned with ISO 45001.
3. Training: Train your team on the new OH&S system.
4. Implementation: Make required changes and improvements.
5. Internal Audits: Assess your system's effectiveness internally.
6. Select a Certification Body: Choose an accredited certification body.
7. External Audit: Schedule an external audit with the chosen body.
8. Certification: Upon success, receive your ISO 45001 certification.
9. Surveillance Audits: Maintain compliance through regular audits.
10. Continual Improvement: Keep improving your OH&S system.