Certification ISO 45001: 2018
ISO 45001: 2018 Occupational Health & Safety Management System

Target Audience

The requirements of ISO 45001:2018 Standard can be applied to any Organization that wishes:

  • To establish a Management System for Health and Safety at work in order to reduce or eliminate risks associated with employees and other interested parties related to its activities that may be at risk
  • To implement, maintain and continually improve a Health & Safety Management System
  • To ensure the internal compliance to the company’s Policy
  • To communicate this compliance to external interested parties
  • To seek the certification for Health & Safety Management System

The Benefits:

The benefits that can be gained from the implementation and certification according to ISO 45001:2018 are:

  • Reduced risks to workers, customers and suppliers
  • Enhance employee confidence and motivation
  • Demonstration of compliance with the law
  • Identify potential risks and their management forecast
  • Reducing workplace accidents and diseases and hence reducing associated costs by the Organisation
  • Reduced Insurance costs
  • Added Value to customers, as a compliance standard demonstrates responsibility.
  • Strategic advantage against the competitor

Certification Process / Required Documents

The Organization interested to achieve certification against OHSAS ISO 45001:2018 Standard requirements should contact BQC and fill in the certification application  Annex ISO 45001 & OHSAS 18001.

An initial audit is conducted and, if successful, a certificate of compliance is issued that is valid for 3 years, provided that the organization undergoes annual audits.

Transition from OHSAS 18001:2007 to ISO 45001:2018

ISO 45001:2018 has been valid since March 2018, and the transition period expires on the 11th of March 2021. During this period, organizations that have already been certified against the requirements of OHSAS 18001:2007 will have to revise their system, be audited and receive the ISO 45001:2018 certificate.

Why choose BQC

BQC is amongst the first certification bodies in Greece accredited by the Hellenic Accreditation System (ESYD) against ISO/IEC 17021-1, for the Certification of Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems against the requirements of ISO 45001:2018 and the certificates issued are worldwide recognized.

BQC lead auditors, with their extensive experience in Occupational Health and Safety Systems, treat each client as a business partner in order to achieve highly specialized audits and assessments, analytical results and High Added Value for each business.