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Discover the Benefits of ISO 45001 with Our Consultancy Services

ISO 45001 is a globally recognised standard for occupational health and safety management systems. It provides organisations with a framework to ensure the well-being of their employees and create a safe working environment. At Critical Path, we specialise in helping organisations across various industries achieve ISO 45001 certification and enhance their occupational health and safety practices.

Why Choose ISO 45001?

Employee Safety: Implementing ISO 45001 demonstrates your commitment to the safety and well-being of your employees. It helps identify and mitigate potential hazards, reducing the risk of accidents, injuries, and occupational illnesses.

Regulatory Compliance: ISO 45001 ensures that your organisation meets legal and regulatory requirements related to occupational health and safety. It helps you proactively manage compliance, minimising the risk of penalties or legal issues.

Our ISO 45001 Consultancy Services

At Critical Path, we offer comprehensive ISO 45001 consultancy and training services tailored to your organisation's unique needs. Our experienced consultants will work closely with your team to guide you through the process and ensure a successful implementation of an occupational health and safety management system that meets the requirements of ISO 45001.

Gap Analysis: Identify areas for improvement and develop an action plan to align with ISO 45001 requirements.

Documentation Development: Create clear and concise policies, procedures, and documentation to meet ISO 45001 standards.

Risk Assessment and Hazard Identification: Conduct thorough assessments to identify workplace hazards and implement effective controls.

Training and Employee Engagement: Provide training programs to educate employees on occupational health and safety practices and foster a culture of safety.

Internal Audit Support: Conduct comprehensive internal audits to assess compliance and identify opportunities for improvement.

Regulatory Compliance Assistance: Stay up-to-date with regulatory requirements and ensure ongoing compliance with ISO 45001.

Becoming ISO 45001 Certified With Critical Path

Step 1: Preparation

Achieving ISO 45001 certification requires careful preparation and dedication. As part of this preparation, it is essential to designate a dedicated individual as the primary contact person for the application process. At Critical Path, we offer outsourced support and guidance, acting as your dedicated consultant, providing as much or as little assistance as you require.

Step 1: Preparation

Step 2: Documentation

Our team of experts will evaluate your existing documents and collaborate closely with you to identify any gaps or areas that require improvement. We will then develop tailored documentation that aligns with ISO 45001 requirements and helps you fill in any missing information. This ensures that your documentation accurately reflects your organisation's health and safety practices and supports your certification process.

Step 2: Documentation

Step 3: Implement Changes

Our experienced team is here to assist you in revamping your health and safety documentation and implementing necessary changes in your operations. We have worked with businesses of all sizes and industries worldwide, helping them create robust and compliant health and safety management systems.

Step 3: Implement Changes

Step 4: Training and Awareness

Our staff training is designed to keep your employees informed about the latest updates and changes to ISO 45001. We provide training sessions that address the specific requirements of your organisation. Our training not only covers the technical aspects of ISO 45001 but highlights the responsibilities that staff members hold in achieving and maintaining certification.

Step 4: Training and Awareness

Step 5: Internal Audit

Our experienced team will work closely with you to conduct a comprehensive pre-audit of your health and safety management system. This process involves reviewing your existing documentation, policies, procedures, and practices to identify any gaps or areas that require improvement. Our goal is to ensure that your organisation meets all the necessary criteria for ISO 45001 certification and is well-prepared for the official audit.

Step 5: Internal Audit

Step 6: Certification Audit

During the audit, the independent auditing body will thoroughly review your organisation's health and safety management system to verify its compliance with the ISO 45001 standard. This comprehensive evaluation ensures that your policies, procedures, and practices align with the requirements of ISO 45001. We work alongside you to ensure your readiness for the audit, and provide valuable insights and support during the audit process.

Step 6: Certification Audit

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Who we work with

When it comes to achieving and sustaining ISO 45001 certification, our team at Critical Path has the expertise and experience to guide you every step of the way. With a proven track record of helping businesses throughout the UK, we offer customised support tailored to your specific needs. Whether you require minimal or extensive assistance, we are here to lighten the burden and save you valuable time.

Our dedicated consultants understand the intricacies of ISO 45001 and the challenges businesses face in implementing and maintaining an effective Occupational Health and Safety Management System (OHSMS). We work closely with you to develop a comprehensive plan that aligns with your organisation's goals and resources.

What are the benefits of ISO 45001?

ISO 45001 offers a range of benefits for organisations that implement and maintain an effective Occupational Health and Safety Management System (OHSMS).

Enhanced Workplace Safety: ISO 45001 focuses on identifying and managing health and safety risks, helping organisations create a safer working environment for employees, contractors, and visitors. By implementing preventive measures and promoting a culture of safety, the standard helps reduce accidents, injuries, and illnesses.

Legal Compliance: ISO 45001 provides a framework for organisations to ensure compliance with applicable health and safety laws, regulations, and standards. This helps organisations avoid legal penalties, fines, and reputational damage associated with non-compliance.

Improved Employee Well-being: ISO 45001 emphasises the importance of employee well-being, ensuring that their physical and mental health is safeguarded in the workplace. By addressing work-related hazards and promoting worker involvement and consultation, organisations can enhance employee satisfaction, morale, and productivity.

Reduced Costs: Effective implementation of ISO 45001 can lead to cost savings for organisations. Organisations can reduce healthcare costs, insurance premiums, and expenses associated with employee absences and lost productivity by preventing accidents, injuries, and work-related illnesses.

Increased Stakeholder Confidence: ISO 45001 certification demonstrates an organisation's commitment to health and safety management and responsible business practices. This can enhance stakeholder confidence, including customers, clients, partners, regulators, and the wider community.

Competitive Advantage: ISO 45001 certification can provide a competitive edge in the marketplace. Many clients and customers prioritise working with organisations that prioritise health and safety, and ISO 45001 certification can differentiate your organisation from competitors and attract new business opportunities.

History of the ISO 45001 Standard

In March 2018, ISO introduced ISO 45001 as the global standard for occupational health and safety management systems, replacing the previous BS OHSAS 18001. ISO 45001 brings improvements such as enhanced leadership involvement and increased worker participation. 

It provides organisations worldwide with a comprehensive framework for managing occupational health and safety, promoting a proactive approach to workplace safety and well-being. By adopting ISO 45001, organisations can enhance worker protection, comply with legal requirements, and demonstrate their commitment to a safe and healthy work environment.

What is the focus of ISO 45001?

ISO 45001 focuses on establishing a safe work environment for employees in organisations of all sizes and types. It sets out the minimum requirements for an effective occupational health and safety management system, aiming to protect employee health and well-being while fostering a culture of safety and prevention. Compliance with ISO 45001 enhances an organisation's reputation, reduces the risk of workplace accidents, and boosts productivity through the promotion of a safe and healthy work environment.

Achieve ISO 45001 with Critical Path: Your Trusted ISO Consultancy Partner

If you're new to ISO 45001 or looking to expand your knowledge, we offer a range of training, services, and resources to support your business. From one-day classroom courses to distance learning options, we can cater to your specific needs and help you navigate the certification process or provide expert advice.

Our consultancy packages are tailored to address your identified needs, ensuring your team receives the highest standard of occupational health and safety training. By partnering with us, you can future-proof your small, medium, or large business in the face of an ever-changing business landscape.

Do you face any of these challenges?

  • Assessing the effectiveness of your health and safety procedures and methods
  • Understanding the requirements of an ISO 45001 Health and Safety Management System (OH&S)
  • Implementing strategies to prevent work-related injuries and ill health
  • Identifying gaps in your occupational health and safety management policies, processes, and procedures
  • Conducting internal audits for ISO 45001

Contact our team at Critical Path to discover how we can assist you in overcoming these challenges and achieve compliance with ISO 45001.

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