ISO 45001

The new occupational health and safety standard, replacing 18001

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ISO 45001 – Occupational Health and Safety

ISO 45001, replaces/supersedes the British standard 18001. The occupational health and safety standard is good for your organisations well being and provides a framework for managing health and safety responsibilities.

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What is ISO 45001?

ISO 45001 enables organisations to manage and improve their own health and safety risks and performance.

This occupational health and safety management system incorporates core organisation processes and provides the opportunity for senior management to be more involved. It also stresses the need for worker participation in the functioning of an occupational health and safety management system.

What are the benefits of ISO 45001?

ISO 45001 ensures your organisation has a management system in place to reduce health and safety risks within the workplace – protecting workers from potential harm and increasing profitability at the same time. Other benefits of ISO 45001 include:

  • Reduced overall costs of incidents
  • Reduced risk in downtime and the costs of disruption to operations
  • Reduced cost of insurance premiums
  • Reduced absences and employee turnover rate
  • Improved ability to respond to legal and compliance requirements
  • Recognition for achieving an international benchmark

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Simple: we make it simple. We have been helping businesses achieve ISO certification since 1995 and have over 150 expert auditors operating around the world. With 15,000+ clients that have trusted us to implement ISOs, we are the experts and will do the heavy lifting, saving your company precious time. With a transparent fixed fee and flexible approach, we work with your business to make the process of gaining ISO 45001 as straightforward and beneficial as possible.

We strive to do this with our:

• World-class gap analysis
• Experienced and diverse ISO consultants
• Flexible terms and contract
• Fixed fee
• Full implementation

How can ISO specialists help your business?

Getting started with ISO 45001 certification can seem like a daunting process, which is why many businesses choose to use the help of an ISO consultant. We support and guide your business through certification. Our experienced assessors take the lead on auditing your business, helping you use the results to improve your quality management system. If necessary, there is also plenty of room for training.


  1. How can IMSM help my business gain ISO 45001?
    We work alongside your existing health and safety professionals to work out the most effective way to implement ISO 45001 in your business. This may include presentations to your senior team, training and support on production of policies and manuals.
  2. How does my business gain ISO 45001 certification?
    Generally organisations start their ISO journey with ISO 9001, as this puts in place quality management procedures that can be extended and developed to include health and safety.

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What is the difference between ISO 14001 and ISO 45001?

A common query we are asked to clarify is the difference between ISO 14001 and ISO 45001. Although these standards do have some similarities, they deal fundamentally with different environments.

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ISO 45001: Everything you need to know

To help you decide if ISO 45001 is suitable for your business and prepare for the first stages of the implementation, here are all of our most frequently asked questions surrounding ISO 45001.

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