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ISO Standard 45001 on Health and Safety at work

This standard is the most widely recognized and used internationally for adopting an Occupational Health and Safety Management System. Its structure incorporates the requirements or a Management System that is consistent with the high-level structure that is common to all ISO standards, which makes its integration with other management systems viable.

Some key features of the Standard:

  • Preventing injury and the deterioration of workers’ health, with the goal of ensuring safe and healthy workplaces.
  • Leadership and commitment of the senior management team, assuming accountability for the management system.
  • Eliminating dangers and minimising risks through effective prevention measures, taking advantage of opportunities and improving performance.
  • Consulting and involving workers at all levels and applicable functions of the organisation.
  • Developing an organisational culture that supports the expected outputs of the management system.

Due to its versatile nature, the standard can be implemented in a wide variety of organizations, including:

  • Large organizations and companies.
  • Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs).
  • Public bodies and non-profit organizations.
  • Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and charities.

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