Category Archives: Health & Safety

Issuing of Unaccredited ISO 45001:2018 Certificates during Migration


UKAS has issued a Technical Bulletin (19 March 2018) covering the process for UKAS-accredited Certification Bodies (CB) to migrate from issuing OHSAS 18001:2007 to ISO 45001:2018 certificates. Similarly, ANAB has issued a Heads Up on ISO 45001:2018 Unaccredited Certificates, which explains … Continue reading

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ISO 45001:2018 published today (12 March 2018)


With the heightened awareness of health, safety and welfare issues, the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has developed a new standard, ISO 45001, Occupational health and safety management systems – Requirements, that will help organizations reduce this burden by providing … Continue reading

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IAF Requirements for the Migration to ISO 45001:2018 from OHSAS 18001:2007


In preparation for the publication of ISO 45001:2018 later on 12 March 2018, the International Accreditation Forum (IAF), which represents the world association of Conformity Assessment Accreditation Bodies and other bodies interested in conformity assessment, has published its “road-map” for a … Continue reading

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Do you know that CSCS CRO Cards are changing?


There is a danger that some 85,000 Construction Related Occupation (CRO) cards issued by CSCS (Construction Skills Certification Scheme) will expire in September 2017 without the card holder realising as the cards near the end of a two-year phase out … Continue reading

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OHSMS Auditor Competence Criteria published


The European cooperation for Accreditation (EA) has recently published a new document to facilitate a harmonized approach for accreditation of certification bodies providing certification of Occupational Health and Safety management systems (OHSMS). The document entitled “EA – 3/13 EA Document on the Application … Continue reading

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All change for Accreditation Standards


There has been a flurry of activity on the development of International Standards to support accreditation and, in particular, auditor competence within certification / registrar bodies. A summary of the latest positions are given below: ISO/IEC 17011 This International Standard … Continue reading

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Plan Ahead: Planning Ahead for Family Road Safety


As you wrap up to Drive Safely Work Week, today’s materials focus on the significant role planning plays in keeping family members safe on the road. Many employees may have or soon will have a teenaged driver or an aging … Continue reading

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