ISO 45001 standard for occupational health and safety management system is released and published by ISO on March 12, 2018. This is the first international standard on occupational health and safety management system. This is the first edition of the ISO 45001.
Prior to the publication of ISO 45001, FDIS version was released for balloting. Thus the official release date of ISO 45001 publication is March 12, 2018. ISO PC/283 worked on the standard and went through several phases before the publication.
With the release of ISO 45001, many companies are gearing themselves up in order to gain competitive advantage on their competitors, and making way forward for the implementation and certification.
Check the List of important documents required by published ISO 45001:2018 standard.
Surely those coming in the lines of successful certification and implementation can exhibit their commitment to occupational health and safety obligations and can be well compliant with legal requirements as well. After the release of ISO 45001, companies can migrate from OHSAS 18001:2007 to ISO 45001:2018 in the period of three years.