Health and safety at work - Are you ready for ISO 45001?

Whether you are an employee, a manager or a business owner, you share a common goal – you don’t want anyone to get hurt on the job. Learn how to reduce workplace hazards and protect the health and safety of people in the workplace in this edition of ISOfocus.

This issue provides in-depth coverage of the new ISO 45001, the world’s first International Standard for occupational health and safety (OH&S). You will find all kinds of interesting information and expert advice on ISO 45001, from theory to practice. Discover the interviews with world-class experts and much much more.

Health and safety at work - Are you ready for ISO 45001?

Uncover why ISO 45001 has the potential to be a real game changer for millions of workers (and workplace health hazards) around the world.

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Our world with ISO 45001
Our world with ISO 45001

By Elizabeth Gasiorowski-Denis

Whether it’s a failure to protect workers against toxic chemicals, or a sleep-deprived employee getting into a fatal car accident, millions of people are hurt or killed at work each year. Now, with the arrival of the world’s first International Standard on occupational health and safety, many such incidents can be prevented. Uncover why ISO 45001 has the potential to be a real game changer for millions of workers (and workplace health hazards) around the world.

Interview

Mike Denison
Toward a healthier manufacturing industry
ISOfocus spoke to Mike Denison,  EEF representative, who participated in the development of ISO 45001.

Also in this issue

Let the migration begin
Let the migration begin

By Ann Brady

Migrating from OHSAS 18001 to the new International Standard ISO 45001 may have its challenges, but with careful planning, checking and commitment, organizations, their employees and all stakeholders will enjoy the benefits of improved health and safety management systems.

ISO 45001 – All you need to know
ISO 45001 – All you need to know

Every day, thousands of lives are lost due to work accidents or fatal diseases linked to work activities. These are deaths that could and should have been prevented, and must be in the future. ISO 45001 aims to help organizations do just that. Here, Kristian Glaesel and Charles Corrie tell us how the new standard will bring safety to the front line.

Creating  a safety culture in Latin America
Creating a safety culture in Latin America

By Clare Naden

A prevalence of high-risk industries such as mining, exposure to powerful pesticides in agriculture and the exacerbation of risks due to climate change are just some of the factors that contribute to occupational health and safety hazards in Latin America. But a culturally rooted lack of awareness and engagement is perhaps the greatest danger of all. 

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