ISO 45001

Occupational Health and Safety

What is ISO 45001?

ISO 45001 was launched in 2018 and is replacing BS OHSAS 18001 as the accepted Health and Safety standard. If you have BS OHSAS 18001 you have until March 2021 to convert your system, after which your current certification will no longer be valid.

Certification to ISO 45001 is a demonstration to your customers and employees that you take Health and Safety matters seriously.  As with BS OHSAS 18001, it forces you as a business to formally address the key Health and Safety issues within your organisation.

ISO 45001 is written in the same format as other ISO standards such as ISO 9001 and ISO 14001, and is therefore fairly easy to integrate into a combined management system if required.

Benefits of an ISO 45001 Certification

  • Demonstrating compliance with all relevant legislation
  • Optimising and improving working conditions throughout your business
  • Proactively identifying risks and hazards
  • Improve profitability by reducing accidents and related downtime
  • Actively involving your workforce and improving communication
  • Assuring staff and prospective staff that they will have safe working conditions
  • Improved monitoring and evaluation of your Health and Safety performance
  • Improving your success rate in winning tenders

Certification Process - We have a 100% success rate!

With MQF the certification process is not just about ticking the right boxes to get the certificate. The most important outcome is that you benefit as a business.

MQF advise clients throughout the whole process. The time it takes to get certification will depend on the size and complexity of your organisation, but we will set a timetable from the outset.  Having installed numerous ISO systems across a wide range of business sectors since 1991, we know how to manage the process to get you to certification within the right timescales for you.

We will design, document, and implement an Occupational Health and Safety Management System that meets all the requirements of ISO 45001, but more importantly addresses the key areas of Occupational Health and Safety that are relevant for you and your staff.

Wherever possible we use or adapt existing systems to cause you minimum disruption, and where you do not currently conform to ISO 45001, we will work with you to find practical solutions.

As an integral part of our service we will help you choose the right UKAS accredited Certification Body for your business, and will guide you through the whole certification process. Our work is not complete until you gain certification.

Consultancy
Auditing
Maintenance

Ongoing Support

As experienced ISO 45001 consultants, MQF provide continuing consultancy support and an internal audit service for many of our clients to maintain and improve existing systems.

Our Fees

We price each job individually taking into account the size of the organisation and the complexity of the work undertaken. We operate a fixed fee policy so that you know exactly what you are paying, with no hidden costs.