ISO 45001

Occupational Health and Safety

What is ISO 45001?

The ISO 45001 standard is the internationally recognised standard for the management of occupational health and safety to improve employee safety, reduce workplace risks and create better, safer working conditions, all over the world.

ISO 45001 has been designed to be applicable for any business regardless of its size, type and nature. ISO 45001 enables a business, through its Occupational Health and Safety  management system, to integrate many aspects of health and safety including employee wellbeing and wellness.  

Over 7 600 people die each day from work-related accidents or diseases – that’s over 2.78 million every year*. The burden of occupational injuries and diseases is significant, both for employers and the wider economy, resulting in losses from early retirements, staff absence and rising insurance premiums.The standard was developed by a committee of occupational health and safety experts, and follows other generic management system approaches such as ISO 14001 and ISO 9001. It will take into account other International Standards in this area such as OHSAS 18001, the International Labour Organisation’s ILO-OSH Guidelines, various national standards and the ILO’s international labour standards and conventions.

source: International Labour Organisation

 Implementing an Occupational Health and Safety Management System provides the following benefits:

  • Improving Occupational health of the organisation.
  • Standardising Occupational Safety Standards
  • Developing and implementing an Occupational Health and Safety Policy
  • Developing and implementing Occupational Health and Safety Policy Objectives
  • Increased awareness of Occupational Health and Safety risks
  • Understanding Occupational Health and Safety performance and looking for continual improvement.

 Benefits of ISO 45001 

  • Better care for your employees wellbeing
  • Reducing the costs of Accidents and Incidents
  • Reducing Potential downtime and productivity
  • Reducing costs associated with downtime and loss of productivity
  • Increasing Staff Retention
  •  Improving Compliancy 

 How can we help? 

ERS Consultancy Ltd has ISO 45001 consultants who can help you implement an Occupational Health and Safety Management System and help you achieve ISO 45001 UKAS certification. 

If you have a ISO 45001 system in place already, ERS can help maintain, audit and improve.

 Next Steps

Contact ERS Consultancy to either help build you a ISO 45001 management system that fits with your business or arrange for our ISO 45001 consultants to help you maintain, audit and improve your existing ISO 45001 management system.

 What sectors implement ISO 45001:2018?

Every organisation whether they are large or small has an impact on the environment.  These business sectors range from service related businesses to manufactures or industrial organisations and can therefore benefit from ISO 45001 implementation.

 The ERS Academy ISO 45001:2018 Training courses

ERS provides a range of foundation training and workshops sessions including ISO 45001.We are flexible to conduct ISO 45001 awareness and ISO 45001 Internal auditor training sessions that suit the needs of your organisation.

 ISO 45001:2018 Foundation Training

The full ISO 45001:2018 foundation training can be delivered on your site and has been designed to provide you with a good understanding of the Occupational Health and Safety and ISO 45001.  It is aimed at those involved in an Occupational Health and Safety Management System.

It is for not only those who are completely new to an Occupational Health and Safety role but also for those about to implement ISO 45001 within your organisation.   

 ISO 45001:2018 Internal Auditor Training

The ISO 45001:2018 internal auditor training can be delivered on your site for a group of delegates and has been designed to provide you with a thorough understanding of how to audit against ISO 45001:2018.

Internal auditing is one of the fundamental activities for maintaining a management system and assessing compliance with specified requirements.  Our in house 2-day ISO 45001:2018 Internal Auditor course is designed for delegates to optimise auditing skills and enhance audit capabilities who wish to become internal auditors or just want to conduct audits effectively.

Our team of professional and experienced trainers will support you through the journey to becoming an effective Internal auditor

For more information about ISO 45001 Consultancy and our ISO 45001 Training courses please contact us.

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