Occupational health and safety management standard

ISO 45006 in Preventing and Managing Infectious Diseases

Richard Green provides an overview of the draft version of ISO 45006. The new Occupational health and safety management standard, that will provide organisations with guidelines for preventing and managing infectious disease hazards. Introduction Following the publication of ‘General guidelines for safe working during the COVID-19 pandemic’ in December, the intention was for TC283/WG5 to rewrite ISO/PAS 45005 as a more generic …

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Key Health and Safety Rules and Guidance in ISO 9001

Bob Marshall, CQP MCQI, Secretary of the CQI Yorkshire branch, explains how health and safety must be considered when determining the needs and expectations of interested parties and providing a suitable working environment. ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management Systems does not specifically mention safety, but to comply we must meet the safety requirements of interested parties, …

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Good OSH Culture Bring Business Success

Mohamed Attia, Trainer and Auditor at testing and certification centre TÜV Nord Middle East, explains how a strong occupational health and safety (OH&S) culture is critical to business success. Over the past century, improvement in the safe system of work (SSOW) and behavioural safety has helped organisations to reduce accident rates, while addressing occupational accidents …

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