3.3 Worker

The standard ISO 45001 defines the term “worker” in clause 3.3 as “person performing work or work-related activities that are under control of the organization”.  The concept of worker in the standard is bit different than what is perceived in industries. The term worker in the standard also includes top

PDCA – Plan do check act cycle on ISO 45001:2018

Most of the management system published by ISO (International Organization for Standardization) works on the principle of plan, do, check and act, which is normally referred as the PDCA cycle. This particular thinking has brought a revolution in manufacturing and service sectors. The PDCA concept is an ongoing activity to

3.4 Participation

“Participation” is a term defined in the standard ISO 45001 in clause 3.4 as “involvement in decision making” regarding occupational health and safety management system. It includes the involvement of health and safety committees and workers’ representatives or by any other body of the organization. The ownership of the health

3.5 Consultation

View Seeking Process

“Consultation” is defined in 3.5 clause of the standard ISO 45001 as “Seeking views before making a decision”. Consultation includes engaging health and safety committees and workers’ representatives in the decision making process as consideration of workers’ views. It is related with the terminology of participation, but is limited to

3.2 Interested Party

Interested party is an important inclusion in the latest ISO 45001:2018 standard. It was not much considered in OHSAS 18001:2007 standard. The term is defined in clause 3.2 of the standard. The term is also referred as stakeholder as an admitted term in lieu of interested party. The term is

3.1 Organization

The 3rd clause of the standard ISO 45001:2018 defines terms and definitions. The term “organization” is defined in clause 3.1 as “Person or group of people that has its own functions with responsibilities, authorities and relationships to achieve its objectives.”  The clause further explains the concept of organization in following