3.25 Process

ISO 45001 defines “process” as “a set of interrelated or interacting activities which transforms inputs into outputs”. Process approach is considered an important part of the management system standards of ISO. It is through a process approach, elements of a complex process are simplified, analyzed and improved. The processes needed to address risk and opportunitiesRead More

3.23 Competence

Knowledge, Skills and Expertise

ISO 45001 defines “competence” as “the ability to apply knowledge and skills to achieve intended results”. Competence is different from awareness and knowledge. For example a person is giving awareness on how to drive a car. Just by getting knowledge of car driving is not enough to drive a car until the person is ableRead More

3.24 Documented information

ISO 45001 documented information

ISO 45001 defines “documented information” as “information required to be controlled and maintained by an organization and the medium on which it is contained”. Documented information can be in any format and media, and from any source. Documented information can refer to following: The management system, including related processes Information created in order for theRead More

3.22 Occupational Health and Safety OH&S Opportunity

manage opportunity

ISO 45001 defines the terms “Occupational health and safety OH&S opportunity” as “circumstance or set of circumstances that can lead to improvement of OH&S performance”. Opportunities are inverse impact of risk where there is ample opportunity for the organization to improve instead of a negative impact, it is a positive vibe for the organization. OpportunityRead More

3.20 Risk

ISO 45001 defines the term “risk” as “the effect of uncertainty”. The standard further explains that the effect is a deviation from the expected. This effect can be positive or negative. Uncertainty is the state, even partial, of deficiency of information related to, understanding or knowledge of, an event, its consequence, or likelihood. Risk isRead More