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The acceptance of ISO 45001 is a historical moment for occupational health and safety management systems (OHSMS). This first of its kind global standards will make available organizations with a framework to prevent work-related injuries and fatalities, leading to safer and healthier workplaces.

Not only has the standard superseded OHSAS 18001, it makes integration with other management systems simpler than ever before; because it shares the new common structure defined by Annex SL, it is directly aligned with the 2015 versions of ISO 9001 and ISO 14001.

By obtaining an ISO 45001 certification you will prove that you care about the well-being of employees and that you are constantly making efforts to improve their welfare. Furthermore, you will earn a internationally recognized certificate on Occupational Health and Safety Management, which will prove that you are conscious of the policies and procedures needed to decrease work injuries. You will also gain a competitive advantage by improving your brand’s reputation and growing your capacity.

Benefits of ISO 45001 Certification

Reducing absenteeism and employee turnover rates

Establishing operational controls to manage its OH&S risks and its legal and other necessities

Developing and implementing an OH&S policy and OH&S objectives
Increasing attentiveness of its OH&S risks

Reducing the cost of insurance premiums

Evaluating its OH&S performance and seeking to increase it, through taking appropriate actions

Determining the hazards and OH&S risks associated with its activities; seeking to eliminate them, or putting in controls to minimize their potential effects

Reducing downtime and the costs of disruption to operations
Establishing systematic procedures which consider its “context” and which take into account its risks and opportunities, and its legal and other necessities

Confirming workers take an active role in OH&S matters
Improving its ability to respond to regulatory compliance issues
Recognition for having achieved an international benchmark (which may in turn influence clients who are concerned about their social responsibilities)

Reducing the overall charges of incidents