ISO 45001 Occupational Health & Safety Implementation Steps

A consultant will be appointed to manage your implementation project.

Project Initiation Meeting

Meeting with client’s senior management to define the organisational requirements, the health and safety operating  infrastructure and the scope of the implementation

Gap Analysis Report Generation​

We will complete a gap analysis report of the organisations position regarding ISO 45001:2018 implementation.

Project Planning Reviews​

We will create a Project Plan that will detail the actions required, the timelines and assigned responsibilities. Our consultant will proactively manage the project by setting up and completing regular reviews with the customer.

Organisational Context Review​

Our Consultant will assist you in:

  • Determining the relevant external and internal issues that affect the organisations ability to achieve its intended outcomes of the OH&S system.
  • Identifying the relevant needs and expectations (i.e. requirements) of workers and other interested parties.

Legislation Register

We will compile a legislation register detailing the organisations compliance obligations related to its hazards, OH&S risks and OH&S management system.

Hazard Identification & Risk Assessment​

Our Consultant will assist you in:

  • Guide and support the company in the identification of hazards associated with its operational processes.
  • Assist you in the completion of a risk assessment that will assess the risks from the identified hazards and determine opportunities to eliminate hazards and reduce OH&S risks.

Guidance and Support​

During the life of the project, our consultant will provide supports and guidance to you by phone, email and webinar.

Risk and Objective Management​

During the planning phase, our consultant will assist you in the analysis of the OH&S risks, other risks, OH&S opportunities and other opportunities leading to the creation of a set of objectives that are designed to mitigate the risks, enhance the opportunities and address legal requirements.

Produce Required OH&S Documentation​

 Produce Required OH&S Documentation Our consultant will assist you in the compilation of all documentation requirements that satisfy the needs of the ISO 45001:2018 standard.

Produce Ancillary Documentation​

During the documentation phase, our consultant will ensure that all necessary records have been identified and are maintained by the organisation.

Deliver staff training​

We will train your staff in their roles regarding the operation and management of the ISO 45001:2018 standard.

Verify the EMS - Internal Audit​

Our consultant will complete a set of onsite internal compliance audits and reports.

Verify the OH&S System - Internal Audit

Our consultant will complete a set of onsite internal compliance audits and reports.

Management Review​

Our consultant will chair the initial management review and prepare a draft the management review minutes.

Auditing Body Management​

We will manage all communications with your chosen auditing body.

On Site Certification Audit Support​

If required by you, our consultant will act as your onsite system consultant during the certification audit. Alternatively, we will provide you with remote support by phone and email, whereby we will address any questions raised by the certification body during the Stage 1 or Stage 2 audits.

Benefits of ISO 45001:2018 Certification

This standard sets out the requirements for managing the occupational health and safety of workers and third parties who can be affected by the organisations activities.

The standard provides a framework for:

  • Managing Occupational Health and Safety risks and opportunities.
  • Identifying and managing the psychosocial risks and promoting staff well being at work.
  • Eliminating hazards and minimizing OH&S risks by taking effective preventive and proactive measures.
  • Implementing a safe and healthy workplace.
  • Preventing work-related injury and ill health.
  • Continually improving the organisations OH&S performance.
Other key organisation and employee benefits include:
  • Reduced absence arising from workplace stress, burnout, anxiety and depression
  • Improved recruitment of new and retention of existing staff
  • Positive employee engagement
  • Improved employee consultation and buddy mentoring
  • Improvement in the organisation’s reputation
  • Greater employee awareness of psychosocial risks
  • Creation of a workplace environment whereby employees can thrive
  • Legal compliance

As ISO 45001 follows a common high level structure, it will more easily integrate with other Management System standards including ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015 and ISO 27001:2013..