4th May, 2016 | by Andrew Barham
In Australia and New Zealand, we have had AS/NZS 4801 since 2001, and in the world of management system standards that is quite a long time. Whilst the British did come up with OHSMS 18001 in 1999, last reviewed in 2007, this has been treated as a more international standard than 4801 however, it is still not an ISO standard. But the wait is nearly over – ISO 45001 is on its way. But it asks the question – what is different in ISO 45001?
15th August, 2013 | by Andrew Barham
Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems (OHMS) are designed to manage health and safety data to give an organisation the best chances of having an incident-free workplace.
28th June, 2013 | by Andrew Barham
When conducting an audit, one of the first things the auditor will do on-site after the opening meeting is conduct an interview with the organisation’s Top Management.
While this can be a very daunting task even for a seasoned auditor, the following twelve questions are designed to help. These are all questions which we believe Top Management should know about their Occupational Health and Safety management system.