The world’s first occupational health and safety international standard, I.S. ISO 45001, was published on March 12 2018.
I.S. ISO 45001 will give organisations an internationally-recognised occupational health and safety standard to follow. With 2.78 million people dying in workplace accidents worldwide every year, including 50 on average in Ireland, its publication should be warmly welcomed. Key potential benefits from use of the standard include a reduction of workplace incidents and reduced absenteeism.
More than fifty Irish companies, including a Dublin-headquartered construction firm and a Limerick consultancy service, will be among the first organisations in the world to achieve certification.Read more...