ISO 45001 defines “OH&S policy” as “policy to prevent work-related injury and ill health to workers and to provide safe and healthy workplaces”.
All attributes of policy applies to occupational health and safety policy i.e. commitment of top management regarding management system which is health and safety, source of defining OH&S objectives, a driver of continual improvement and the driver of company’s management system.
The occupational health and safety management system policy can be integrated with environmental policy and known as environmental health and safety i.e. EHS policy. EHS policy can also be integrated with quality policy and is called as quality, health safety and environmental policy i.e. QHSE.
Check OH&S Policy if it is in mandatory list of documents required by ISO 45001.
The integrated health and safety policy with other management system is also known as integrated management system policy.