The standard ISO 45001:2018 defines legal requirements as “legal requirements organization has to comply with”, whereas standard defines other requirements as “an organization has to or chooses to comply with”. Therefore it means legal requirements are mandatory to comply with, other requirements includes contractual obligations and other voluntary conditions the organization chooses to comply with.
For the purposes of this document, legal requirements and other requirements are those relevant to the occupational health and safety management system.
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“Legal requirements and other requirements” also incorporate the articles in mutual or group agreements Legal requirements and other requirements also incorporate those that determine the persons who are workers’ representatives in compliance with laws, regulations, collective agreements and common practices.