GTS has been awarded ISO 45001:2018 certification!
ISO 45001:2018 is an international standard that specifies requirements for an occupational health and safety (OH&S) management system. Published by the International Organisation for Standardization (ISO), this standard provides a framework for organizations to effectively manage and improve their occupational health and safety performance.
The ISO 45001 standard is designed to help organizations of all sizes and industries create a safe and healthy work environment for their employees, contractors, and other stakeholders. It aims to reduce the risk of work-related injuries, illnesses, and fatalities by promoting a systematic approach to identifying and managing OH&S hazards and risks.
Key features of ISO 45001:2018:
Risk Management: The standard emphasizes identifying potential hazards and assessing risks in the workplace. Organizations are required to establish processes for assessing and addressing these risks.
Leadership and Commitment: Leadership involvement and commitment to OH&S are crucial. The standard encourages top management to demonstrate active engagement in creating a safety culture.
Employee Involvement: Employees are key stakeholders in the OH&S management system. ISO 45001 encourages organizations to involve employees in decision-making and hazard identification.
Continuous Improvement: The standard promotes a culture of continuous improvement by setting up mechanisms to monitor and evaluate OH&S performance and take corrective actions when necessary.
Legal Compliance: Organizations must ensure compliance with relevant OH&S laws and regulations.
Documentation and Communication: ISO 45001 requires organizations to establish clear documentation and communication processes related to OH&S policies, procedures, and performance.
Andrew Cooper, Managing Director at Global said:
“I am pleased that the Company has achieved ISO 45001 certification. It underpins our commitment to our employees, stakeholders, and customers by continuously evaluating and improving our safety processes to ensure we maintain the highest standards.
ISO 45001 certification means that our customers can have full confidence in the way their projects will be approached and managed, and our staff can see we are focused on maintaining a safe and healthy workplace. It also aligns with our other key standards such as our ISO 9001 and AS9100 Quality Management System approvals.”