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24 February 2018

New ISO 45001 Standard to be Released on 15 Mar 18

The new standard replaces the now out of date AS/NZ 4801 standard and the OSHAS 18001 International Standard. 

The new ISO 45001 has been written using the new ISO Higher Level Structure (GLS) meaning that all the ISO managmenet Systems Standards now have a common framework, structure and language making an integrated approach to management systems simpler.  The new standard also aligns the definition of risk management with that of project management and enterprise risk management by looking at risk as both a threat and an opportunity.

There is intended to be a three year transition from the existing standards to the new standard to allow organisations to transition to the new standard.




The number of workplace fatalities between Mar 17 and Mar 18 - 50

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