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ISO 45001 offers organisations the guidance for its use and tools regarding how they can proactively improve OH&S performance by preventing injury, ill-health, eliminate hazards and minimize risks. It can be applied to any organisation, regardless of its size, type and nature of the business that wishes to establish, implement and maintain occupational health and safety (OH&S) management system. 

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ISO 45001 Readiness Checklist

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Clause 4 = Context of the organisation. The ‘context of the organisation’ refers to the combination of internal and external factors and conditions that can have impacts on your business. To what degree have you considered the following?

Identifying, monitoring and reviewing relevant internal and external issues to establish whether the impact of any changes to them will affect your OHSMS?

Identifing interested parties as well as the workers relevant to your OHSMS?

Determining the boundaries and applicability of the OHSMS to establish the scope?

Identifying what expectations the workers and other interested parties have that are relevant to your organisations OHSMS?

What needs and expectations are or could become applicable legal and other requirements?

Establishing the scope of your OHSMS?

Making the scope available as documented information?

Planned or performed work-related activities?

Clause 5 = Leadership. The top management is required to demonstrate a direct involvement in the organisation’s QMS.

Does top management demonstrate leadership and commitment to the OHSMS?

Does top management ensure the OH&S policy and objectives are established and compatible with the strategic direction of the organisation?

Does top management ensure integration of OHSMS processes and requirements into your organisation’s business processes?

Does top management communicate the importance of effective OH&S management and of conforming to OHSMS requirements?

Does top management ensure the OHSMS achieves its intended outcome(s)?

Does top management direct and support workers contributing to the effectiveness of the OHSMS?

Does top management promote continual improvement?

Does top management support other relevant management roles to demonstrate their leadership?

Does top management support workers in reporting incidents, hazards, risks and opportunities?

Has top management established, implemented and maintained an OH&S policy that includes a commitment to providing safe and healthy working conditions to prevent work-related injuries?

Has top management, established, implemented and maintained an OH&S policy that includes a commitment to eliminate hazards and reduce OH&S risks?

Has top management, established, implemented and maintained an OH&S policy that includes a commitment to the consultation and participation of workers and, where they exist, workers’ representatives?

Does top management ensure responsibilities, accountabilities and authorities for relevant roles within the OHSMS are assigned and communicated at all levels within the organisation and maintained as documented information?

Does top management assign the responsibility and authority to ensure the OHSMS conforms to the requirements of ISO 45001?

Does your organisation establish, implement and maintain processes for consultation and participation of workers at all applicable levels and functions and, where they exist, workers representatives when developing, planning, implementing, evaluating and actions for improvement of the OHSMS?

Clause 6 = Planning. When planning for the OHSMS, the organisation shall consider both its context and interested parties. Although risks and opportunities must be determined and addressed

Has your organisation established OH&S objectives for relevant functions and levels to maintain and improve the OHSMS and its performance?

Are the objectives measurable, practical or capable of evaluating performance?

Are they consistent with your organisations OH&S policy?

Are the OH&S objectives monitored, communicated and updated as appropriate?

When establishing the objectives, have you considered the results of consulting workers and, here the exist, workers representatives?

Clause 7 = Support. ISO 45001 provides a lot more specific requirements to place greater emphasis on the provision of the resources necessary to establish and maintain an effective OHSMS.

Does your organisation ensure workers are competent (including the ability to identify hazards) based on appropriate education, induction, training or experience?

Has your organisation established, implemented and maintained the process(es) needed for the internal and external communications relevant to the OHSMS including determining what, when, with whom and how to communicate?

Does your organisation ensure that its communication process(es) enables workers to contribute to continual improvement?

Clause 8 = Operation Planning and Control. The organisation should implement the operational controls required to manage the associated risks and comply with applicable OH&S legal requirements. Operational planning and control of the processes are established and implemented to enhance OH&S by eliminating hazards or, if not practicable, by reducing the OH&S risks to levels as low as reasonably practical for all relevant operational areas and activities.

Does your organisation maintain and retain documented information to the extent necessary you have confidence the processes are carried out as planned?

In multi-departmental workplaces, has the organisation implemented a process for coordinating the relevant parts of the OHSMS with other organisations?

Does your organisation review the consequences of unintended changes and take action to mitigate any potential risk exposure, as required?

Has your organisation established, implemented and maintained a process(es) to control procurement and services to ensure conformity with the OHSMS?

Has your organisation developed and implemented processes with its contractors to identify hazards and to assess and control OH&S risks arising from their activities?

Has the organisation ensured the requirements of its OHSMS are followed by all contractors and their workers?

Has your organisation ensured that outsourced functions and processes are controlled and are in line with legal and other requirements ?

Clause 9 = Performance Evaluation. The organisation should determine what needs to be monitored and measured. It must also determine the methods for monitoring, measurement, analysis, and evaluation needed to ensure valid results.

Has the organisation determined what needs to be monitored and measured?

Has the organisation determined the methods for monitoring, measurement, analysing and evaluating performance?

Has the organisation determined when to perform monitoring and measuring?

Has the organisation determined when the results from monitoring and measurement shall be analysed, evaluated and communicated?

Does your organisation retain appropriate documented information as evidence of monitoring, measurement, analysis and evaluation of performance results?

Does your organisation plan, establish, implement and maintain an audit program(s) including the consultation requirements which takes into consideration the importance of the relevant processes and the results of previous audits?

Does a management review include consideration of changes in external and internal issues that are relevant to the OHSMS including risks and opportunities?

Do the outputs of the management review include decisions about opportunities to improve the integration of the OHSMS with other business processes?

Has top management communicated the relevant outputs of the management review to its relevant workers and, where the exist, workers’ representatives?

Clause 10 = Improvement. This section emphasises the general need to continually improve planning, processes and operations. To comply, you need to demonstrate you actively look for opportunities for improvement and implement any necessary actions identified to achieve a better OHSMS.

What do you do when an incident or a nonconformity occurs? Does the organisation react in a timely manner to the incident or nonconformity and, as applicable, take action to control and correct it? Do you deal with the consequences?

Does the organisation evaluate, with the participation of workers and the involvement of other relevant interested parties, the need for corrective action to eliminate the root cause(s) of the incident or nonconformity so it does not recur or occur elsewhere?

Does the organisation communicate the ISO 45001:2018 documented information to relevant workers and, where the exist, workers representatives and other interested parties?

Benefits of ISO 45001 Certification

1

Safer Work Environments

By implementing the standard's requirements, you can systematically identify hazards, assess risks, and implement appropriate controls to minimize the likelihood of workplace accidents, injuries, and illnesses

2

Reduced Costs

By minimizing workplace incidents, you can reduce costs related to medical expenses, insurance premiums, workers' compensation claims, and legal liabilities.

3

Enhanced Reputation

Getting ISO 45001 certification sends a strong message to stakeholders, including customers, suppliers, and investors, that you prioritize the well-being of your employees and the community.

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