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ISO 45001

This is New Occupational Health and Safety Standard, Replacing OHSAS 18001

ISO 45001

This is New Occupational Health and Safety Standard, Replacing OHSAS 18001

What is ISO 45001?


  • ISO 45001, replaced the British standard OHSAS 18001. The Occupational Health and Safety Standard is designed for your organizations well-being and provides a guideline for managing Health and Safety responsibilities.



  • ISO 45001 enables organizations to manage and improve their own health & safety risks and performance


  • This Occupational Health and Safety Management System in accordance with ISO 45001 incorporates core organization processes and provides the opportunity for top management to be more involved. It also stresses the need for worker participation in the functioning of an Occupational Health & Safety Management System.


  • An ISO 45001 certification shows an organizational sincerity to the environment and a more efficient, conscious use of the resources of this planet.


  • If you are searching for the best ways to improve the health & safety practices, create more efficient systems and workflows, or increase employee efficiency? Or maybe you require an internationally recognized standard to win a new tender, new clients or to starve the competition?


  • Regardless of what you’re looking for, Universal ISO expert will assist you through how an ISO 45001 management system standard can put your company on a path to success in business.



What are the benefits of ISO 45001?


ISO 45001 confirms that your organization has a management system in place to reduce health & safety risks within the workplace and sites – protecting workers from potential harm and increasing profitability at the same time. Other benefits of ISO 45001 include:


1. Reduced overall costs of incidents.


2. Reduced risk in downtime and the costs of disruption to operations.


3. Reduced cost of insurance premiums.


4. Reduced absences and employee turnover rate.


5. Improved ability to respond to legal and compliance requirements.


6. Recognition for achieving an international benchmark.


Steps to getting ISO 45001 certification


The process of getting ISO 45001 certified with Universal ISO is a trouble-free step-by-step approach.


  1. Initial consultation
    We help you setting your objectives, focusing on what your business wants to achieve and how it defines success, specific in relation to your clients’ requirements. Together, you and our ISO specialist consultant will agree reasonable outcomes and delivery dates.


  1. Preparing your organization’s ISO 45001 documents
    Next, the Universal ISO Consultant will the gap analysis for existing procedures and help you document the new systems that will help deliver success – both existing and how you will improve these. This manual and procedures confirm how your business should operate going forward so that it can deliver Quality Management System ISO 45001.


  1. Training you to implement the ISO 45001 standard
    While the QMS documents are important document moving forward, it is even more important that it is placed to implement. We work with the top management team to ensure the ongoing framework is adopted throughout your organization.  We also develop and deliver customized training for staff to ensure understanding and implementation of ISO 45001 is meaningful. This will create consistency across your organization, transforming your business from day one so it is optimized for efficiency, continual improvement and greater profitability.


  1. Audit by an external certification body
    Before you can be awarded the ISO 45001 certification, your organization applies to the third-party certifying body that you have selected to conduct your audit. This audit is an objective view on whether your business is conforming to ISO 45001. As we will have provided excellent support and guidance to your business every step of the way, you can be assured that your ISO 45001 will be successful.


  1. ISO 45001 awarded
    Once confirmed that you are ISO 45001 compliant, your organization will be issued with the certificate. This international certification will be recognized by current, potential and future clients as a mark of health & safety.



Universal ISO provides ISO 45001 consulting services for companies looking to transition from OHSAS 18001 or start on the path to begin the certification process. ISO 45001:2018 has replaced OHSAS 18001 as the new international standard for occupational health and safety in preventing injury and ill health.


ISO 45001:2018, Occupational health and safety management systems requirements, will help organizations reduce this burden by providing a framework to improve employee safety, reduce workplace risks and create better, safer working conditions, all over the world.


The ISO 45001:2018 standard was finished and approved in 2018 by a committee of occupational health and safety experts, and utilizes management system approaches such as ISO 14001 and ISO 9001. The standard was restructured by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) & International Labour Organization’s ILO-OSH Guidelines, various national standards and the ILO’s international labour standards and conventions.


Contact us and hire our professionals for ISO 45001 consulting services today. We are always there to help and guide you.


How much ISO 45001 certification will cost?


ISO 45001 certification price depends upon ISO Standard and Accreditation body you will opt for your business organization.


How long it takes to get ISO 45001 Certified?


Universal ISO certification process is simpler, faster and affordable. However, again, depends on the size and process of the Organization.


What is the current version of ISO 45001?


ISO 45001:2018 is the most updated version of the certification and has replaced OHSAS 18001, making any qualification certified to previous standards now nullify.


What are mandatory requirements of ISO 45001?


The ISO 45001:2018 standard is very flexible when it comes to what information it requires.


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ISO Certification Process


Conduct Gap Analysis


Providing Training to Management & Employees


Guidance Regarding Documentation & Implementation of QMS


Guidance on Conducting Risk/opportunity Assessment


Internal Audit by the Consultant


Guidance & Closure of Observations


External Audit by Certifying Body


Closure of External Audit Observations


Issuing Certificate

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