National freecall: 1800 655 510    Student and Member Portal  

News Articles and Updates Archive

Home
Filter by: Standards Australia

The draft ISO 45001 international occupational health and safety systems management standard is ready for public consultation.

The standard, Occupational health and safety management systems – Requirements, is being developed by ISO’s technical committee, including representatives from ISO and the International Labour Organization (ILO).

In a media statement, Kevin McKinley, ISO Acting Secretary-General described the draft standard as a “very useful tool to help organisations save lives and protect the health and safety of their employees”.

ILO’s Deputy Director-General for Policy, Sandra Polaski, said in the media statement: “A major motivation for the ILO’s participation in the meeting is to help ISO develop this standard to arrive at a result that is consistent with the international labour standards and guidelines that cover this subject.”

The draft standard is expected to be released for public comment via Australia’s ISO member body Standards Australia.

The final version of ISO 45001 is due to be published in October 2016.

For more details, visit an overview of the draft standard and/or contact Standards Australia

Published on 8 October 2015 in the NSCA Foundation Safe-T-Bulletin enewsletter – available free every fortnight direct to your email. Subscribe online today.


Safe-T-Bulletin

Safety and Training E-Bulletin is a free subscription service emailed fortnightly with news, training dates and NSCA updates.

 

© Fire and Safety Australia Pty Ltd


Connect with the NSCA on LinkedIn Subscribe to RSS feed

 

The name NSCA & other NSCA brands & logos are trademarks of Fire and Safety Australia Pty Ltd & are used under licence. The NSCA is a registered Training Organisation RTO No: 22250.