What is ISO 45001:2018?
ISO 45001:2018 provides a foundation for an occupational health and safety management system. This standard is applicable to companies of all sizes but is very important for companies with large work force, heavy machinery and high risk work environment. This standard targets the well being and safety of employees who are working in the organization. Safety of the employees will ensure that all the operations are safe for both employees and the surrounding environment.
Benefits of ISO 45001:2018
For many organizations OH&S management system, the promotion of worker health and safety is far more than just a precaution; it derives from the need to combat persistent danger. An OH&S management system helps organizations limit these risks.
- Major focus of ISO 45001:2018 is on the employees working in an organization. It benefits the employees as they see improved workplace conditions and lessen their risk for injury or illness. With limited absenteeism and reduced workplace accidents, employers are also at a great advantage as well. It helps to improve business performance as a well designed, well implemented ISO 45001:2018 system reduces workplace illness and injury and increases productivity
- It helps to minimize the risks of downtime through accidents. Employees or workers play a huge role in the growth of an organization. If the employees itself get themselves injured during their work time, this will increase the downtime of a machine or a process. This particular incident can be avoided by encouraging safety measures while working and making sure that every employee adheres to it. This will in return help the organization to work consistently and effectively.
- ISO 45001:2018 requires the top management guidance and their involvement will prove beneficial while they are taking decision about their business. Top management will make sure it includes monitoring and measurement of key performance indicators of the employees in health/safety. This gives the management objective data upon which the agenda for the policy can be made keeping in mind about the employees as well.
Legislation has been laid to protect workers and it is the management that are responsible to ensure they are compliant with the most up to date laws relating to health and safety of the employees or workers. When the ISO 45001:2018 standard is implemented this ensures that all the employees/workers are covered and thus makes the organization compliant with the legislation.
How TQCAS helps you achieve Unique Values of ISO 45001:2018?
Unlike other consultants, TQCAS focuses on delivering the unique values of ISO 45001:2018. This includes understanding all gaps that the organization has to achieve its objectives which are not only achieving ISO certificates but also achieving other objectives that helps in accomplishing the mission of the organization.
No matter how small or big your company is, ISO 45001 can benefit you by sending the message to all interested parties of yours that you are competent enough to provide goods and services worldwide and this will lead to higher confidence in all your interested parties.
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