ISO 45001 Certification is also known as health safety management system certification. Before it was named as OHSAS 18001 standard and it was British standard. Now it is known as ISO 45001 standard. It is published by ISO Geneva based office in 2018.
OHSAS 18001 is still using by some companies who took it before publishing 45001 standard in March 2018. So, though some organization still using18001 certificate but after 2021 it will be expired. After 11th March 2021 it will not be accepted by any stake holder or by your customer. So, it is wise decision now to adopt 45001 standard instead 18001 standard.
Worldwide workers health is in great risk. Specially who work in 3D (Dirty, Dangerous and Difficult) industries their health safety issue is in dangerous position. Decreasing humanity from the society, too much profit minded attitude among the factory owners group, negligence and corruption of respecting agents of government are the major causes of this health risk of workers.
ISO 45001:2018 can be worked as a particle of light for the workers in 3D(Dirty, Difficult and Dangerous) industries. Specially for 45001 ISO auditors can contribute a lot to protect workers health in those industries who are showing negligence to protect workers health in 3D industries.
ISO 45001 consultant can help those industries who are interested to implement this standard in their factories or work places. Specially they can help to reduce air pollution, sound pollution by providing guidelines for the factory management.
In many places where PPE and safety shoes are necessary but due to negligence of factory management that are not provided. So, workers may lose toe or leg from accident though it can be avoided by a small investment.
In some cases workers do not wear PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) due to lack of awareness about health safety. In this regard awareness training on 45001 can be provided to the workers to reduce the risk from the workers. ISO 45001 consultant can provide this training.
ISO 45001:2018 provides guideline for health safety management system. It minimizes the accident, injury and ill health in the work place. ISO 45001:2018 is applicable to any organization that wishes to establish, implement and maintain an OH&S management system in his organization.
Like other standards requirements it needs to establish some documents like OH&S Policy, Objectives, Procedure, emergency preparedness procedure etc. Continual improvement, achievement of OH & S objectives, fulfillment of legal requirements are checked before certification on this standard.
Any type and any size of organisation can adopt this standard. Specially where worker’s health is in risky position they need this standard very much. Like construction site, port, chemical industry, Dyeing factory, Ceiling fan industry, Pipe manufacturers, Press and printing industries etc.
There are some requirements for this standard. If any organisation follow these requirements and implement those terms then accident and injury will be reduced significantly.
There are 10 clauses, many sub and sub sub clauses in this standard. It is not mandatory to implement all those clauses in an organization which are not applicable for him. However required clauses should be incorporated to claim the conformity of this standard in OH & S management system in the organization.
This standard can be taken in any organization along with other management system standards like 9001 and 14001 standards. As IMS or integrated management system standard this 45001 standard can be adopted by any organisation for easy documentation, application and maintenance of multiple standards simultaneously.
AAS provides ISO 45001:2018 Certification in Bangladesh from the UK based certification body which can add extra value in your processes. Certificates are accredited by ASCB/IAS. Without certification AAS has good link with free lancing 45001 consultants in Bangladesh and abroad who can help you to implement ISO 45001 guidelines in your organization. To get quote for 45001 certification process from AAS you may contact this page .