ISO 45001 migration policy now available

What is ISO 45001?

On March 12th, 2018 ISO 45001: 2018 Occupational Health & Safety Management System was released. ISO 45001 will now replace the existing OHSAS 18001:2007 standard. The new standard is the world’s first occupational health and safety standard that is recognised globally. The standard is designed to provide a safe and healthy workplace for your employees. ISO 45001 has been designed for both organisations large and small and can be tailored to meet the needs of the organisation’s objectives. The new standard has also been updated to allow smoother integration with other ISO standards such as ISO 9001 (Quality Management System) and ISO 14001 (Environmental Management System). Learn more about the differences between ISO 45001 and OHSAS 18001 from ISO. 

Read our blog on what is ISO 45001 to find out more. 

If you’re currently certified to OHSAS 18001 then you will need to migrate to ISO 45001. All migration audits to ISO 45001 must be completed by 12th December 2020.

ISO 45001 – What to do next?

Contact our team

If you are an existing client of Certification Europe or with another Certification body, Certification Europe can help you upgrade your existing Health & Safety Management Systems to the new standard.

Communicate to your organisation

Inform top management about migration to ISO 45001 is now available and implemented from 2018. Generate employee awareness about the standard, This will ensure buy-in from all parties and make your migration more efficient.

Read the Migration Policy to ISO 45001:2018

Our Migration policy provides details about Certification Europe’s requirements for any organisation that wishes to migrate to ISO 45001. Click here to download the ISO 45001 Migration Policy.

Book an ISO 45001 Gap Analysis prior to upgrading to the new standard

The Gap Analysis is the perfect way to start your migration to ISO 45001. It can help you identify any weaknesses in your system prior to formal assessment. Once you have successfully upgraded to ISO 45001 your dedicated assessor will visit you regularly to make sure you remain compliant and support your continual improvement.

If you wish to learn more about Migrating to ISO 45001 in 2018 and become one of the first organisations in Ireland to achieve the standard. Our team are available to go through the entire process and can assist in developing an implementation plan for ISO 45001 Certification.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us.
Phone: 01 642 9300



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