Category: Health & Safety

Health & Safety Executive Board Targets “Blue Tape”

The Health & Safety Executive’s priorities for 2018-19 include empowering small businesses to cut through “blue tape”, advising on a proportional approach to the new ISO 45001 standards and creating more guidance specifically for small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs). The plans were outlined in papers prepared ahead of the Health & Safety Executive’s most Read More

ISO 45001 Has Finally Been Published

After four years of intense and often heated discussion, the first global standard for occupational health and safety, ISO 45001, has been published. The standard has been eagerly awaited for three reasons: The expectation that it will force those who adopt it to make health and safety an integral part of business strategy rather than Read More

ISO 45001 Due For March 2018 Launch As Final Text Backed

The International Standards Organisation (ISO) has selected 15th March 2018 as the publication date for the ISO 45001 health and safety management standard, which is to replace OHSAS 18001, after national standards bodies voted to endorse the final version. When the third round of balloting was counted on 26th January 2018, the revisions to the Read More

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