What is ISO 45001 Occupational Health and Safety Management?

An effective occupational health and safety management system will help you to protect and enhance your most important asset, your people, to drive business excellence. 

This new standard can help deliver the following benefits:

ISO 45001 benefits

  • Increase organizational resilience through proactive risk prevention, innovation and continual improvement
  • Strengthening of legal and regulatory compliance while reducing business losses
  • Demonstrates brand responsibility by committing to safe, healthy and sustainable work
  • One global occupational health and safety system for all businesses, of all sizes

Who is ISO 45001 suitable for?

The standard is flexible and can be adapted to manage occupational health and safety and suits a wide range of organizations including:

     - Large organizations and enterprises
     - Small and medium-sized companies
     - Public and not-for-profit organizations
     - Non-government organizations and charities

Why ISO 45001 is good for your organization?

ISO 45001 is designed to prevent work-related injury and ill-health and to provide safe and healthy workplaces.

As an international standard, ISO 45001 crosses geographic, political, economic, commercial and social boundaries. This sets a single benchmark for the management of occupational health and safety.

So if your organization operates or trades internationally, you can work to a single standard which can simplify your business.

Or if you are new to occupational health and safety management, it’s a great framework to put into your business to build organizational resilience.

Need help getting certification ready? Not certifying but want the benefits of ISO 45001?

BSI can also provide customized consulting services to help audit and assess gaps that must be addressed to achieve full ISO compliance. Our expert consultants can then can help design, plan and implement the preventive/corrective actions identified in the gap assessment to help your organization prepare for certification.

And if you choose to not certify, but want the benefits that an OH&S management system like ISO 45001 provides, we can also provide consulting services and comprehensive design, planning, and implementation services for a management system that conforms to the new standard. *


*BSI’s ISO 45001 pre-certification consulting service is a consulting program only; does not include certification to the new ISO 45001 standard; and does not guarantee that your company will successfully attain certification to the new ISO 45001 standard. In order to seek certification under the new ISO 45001 standard, a BSI consulting services purchaser will have to engage a Certified Body (CB) other than BSI for that purpose and to ensure there is no conflict of interest.