The first international standard for Occupational Health & Safety, ISO 45001, is published.

Download the materials described below to start your journey to implementation of the new standard, which was published on March 12, 2018.

A key benefit of the new standard is that it follows Annex SL and the high level structure (HLS), which will enable you to align your OH&S management system with other ISO management systems your organization has in place. This will help streamline processes and deliver efficiencies, saving time and money.

All organizations currently certified to OHSAS 18001 will be required to migrate to ISO 45001 within 3 years of that date.

Why ISO 45001?
  • No globally recognized standard for OH&S
  • Worldwide need to harmonize health & safety management systems
  • The need to provide safe and healthy working conditions
  • Reflect increasingly complex organizational environments
  • Allow integration with other ISO management system standards

ISO 45001-Understanding the new international standard for Occupational Health & Safety




ISO 45001 has a number of new requirements which will change the focus of your safety programming. Here's a look at the major changes is that it brings as it mandates bringing OH&S management and continual improvement into the heart of an organization.

Safety Culture Self-assessment Survey





You can’t have a Safety Culture by Accident. It takes planning. Before you can work on creating a safer environment for your organization, you need to understand where you are now. Take this quick quiz to determine where your safety practices stand.

OHSAS 18001 to ISO 45001 Mapping Guide






Clause by clause change (mapping) guide for those moving to ISO 45001 from the previous OHSAS 18001 standard.


ISO 45001 Occupational Health & Safety BSI’s Best Practice Migration Journey




This brief outlines the six key steps for a successful ISO 45001 migration including the value of both gap and migration assessments. It also provides timelines for maintaining health and safety standards compliance when moving from OHSAS 18001 to ISO 45001.

ISO 45001 - The New Occupational, Health & Safety Standard





This pre-recorded webinar explains why there is a need for an international OH&S standard,what is the Annex SL (High Level Structure) and how it simplifies the integration of ISO 9001, ISO 14001, and the new ISO 45001, the clauses in more detail

CEO Briefing on the New International Occupational Health & Safety Management System




A bottom-line summary of the need, actions and benefits the new ISO 45001 standard brings in terms of safety, financial, public perception and other impacts.

The reason behind the ISO 45001 occupational health and safety management standard...

ISO 45001 is a globally-recognized standard. Achieving certification demonstrates your compliance and commitment to industry-respected best practices.

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