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How to get your business certified with ISO 45001 in chennai and take your business to next level?
What is ISO 45001 ?
ISO 45001 was framed with a clear objective to protect human life from work related accidents and infections , the International Organization for Standardization developed this ISO 45001 standard, first written and published by ISO this standard focuses purely to protect human life.
As per ISO and other labor associated organizations have realized that number of workers who die every day from accidents and work related infections due to no proper system at workplace. In Chennai. Since the economy is scaling up every day, it has become a must for the sectors like construction, manufacturing, information technology and other associated industries to have a clean and effective workplace atmosphere to protect human life.
ISO 45001 was developed to support the organizations and mitigate the harm elements that can put down the human and business.
What is the difference between ISO 45001 and OHSAS 18001 ?
ISO 45001 is a standard framed and published by an ISO, was published on March 12th 2018. A number of differences are evident between ISO 45001 and OHSAS 18001.
The first and major difference between ISO 45001 and OHSAS 18001 is the structure itself .ISO 45001 is based on ISO Guide (Annexure SL).with a common key words and logic, which can be integrated with other management systems.
Common elements of ISO 14001:2015 – Environmental management system
Planning: Environmental Management System kick starts t with identifying the branches that the business processes of the company interact with the environment, and then framing up the controls and procedures to ensure that impacts are controlled.
Support Services: This element shall help company to manage people, equipment and procedures to control the process and on how to document the same.
Monitoring process: EMS has a wonderful tool “Internal Audit “part of the structure. Tool is used to monitor the processes and people, Kwalitycert shall train the internal team to perform the internal audit. Talk our masters on Onsite and Online ISO internal auditor trainings.
Structure of ISO 45001
- Normative References
- Terms and Definitions
- Context of the Organization
- Performance Evaluation
Structure of OHSAS 18001
The OHSAS 18001 structure is divided into four sections called clauses. The first 3 clauses are basic, the last clause talks about actual requirements of environmental management system.
General Requirements – This clause specifies that organization should implement OHSAS to protect human life and business that has to be established, documented, implemented, monitored, maintained and continually improved.
OHSAS Policy – This clause helps the organization to set goals to meet the scope of OHSAS requirements. Also help management to defined OHSAS objectives, comply with legal requirements and push the system to protect human life and business.
Operation – This clause helps the management and process owners to have a system that actually drives to define roles, responsibility and authorities to perform the assigned tasks. Once these items are defined
Management should drive to ensure the competence, training and communications both internal and external) are established to have a smooth drive of OHSAS system.
Checking – once the system is defined , this clause helps management to check if the system is in compliance with the OHSAS standard , legal and regulatory requirements .if any non conformity is raised the management should call up for a management review meeting to take action against the NC raised.
The above clauses are framed based on the best management methodology Deming cycle (Plan – Do – Check – Act).
ISO 45001 certification – Implementation steps
1. Kick off Meeting
Kickoff is the first and key meeting with the process owners and Top Management. This meeting introduces the process owners of the team and drives to discuss on the ISO project plan, roles and responsibilities of the ISO consultant and process owners.
2. Awareness program
Awareness program is an interactive program designed to provide all the team members with the basic elements on what is ISO, standard and implementation items.
3. Gap Analysis
Gap analysis is a tool used to analyze the current performance and performance expected. The gap items are then escalated to the process owners and top management. Consultant will put forward a report on what steps should be taken to meet the performance expected.
4. Documentation Training
Documentation training is an interactive program designed to provide the process owners/document controller on how to frame a standard operating procedure (SOP) and records (Evidence).
The same will be explained using the standard template designed by the ISO consultant specifically for the organization and opted standard.
5. Documentation Review
Document review is a formal assessment performed to check how well the team has framed the standard operating procedure and records. If any gap is noticed during the review, consultant shall feed in the change items to process owners.
6. Internal Audit Training
Internal audit is a simple and effective tool available in the ISO to check on how strong the system/process is constructed .The consultant will deliver an interactive program on how to perform and who all will be performing the internal audit.
7. Internal Audit
A simple and effective tool available in ISO, performed to check on how strong the system / process is constructed. This activity is performed by the process owners with the help of ISO consultant. If any to be changed/improved items are picked during the audit, the items are pushed to Management for the corrective action.
8. Management Review Meeting
Internal Audit gap and to be improved items are discussed with top management and process owners to take effective action on the same.
9. Shade Audit
Consultant will perform a pre-assessment to check on if the system is in compliance with the Standard, Customer, and legal and organization requirements. This is performed before the External Audit.
10. External Audit
Final assessment on the system is performed by a certified Auditor.ISO consultant will assist the team during the audit.