ISO 45001 is one of the world’s most anticipated standards for occupational health and safety systems (OHS). It aligned with ISO 9001 (Quality Management), ISO 14001 (Environment Management) and builds on OHSAS 18001 which is a framework aimed at controlling risks. The system is designed to work with any organization, large or small. It is the product of collaboration between more than 70 countries. The framework identifies and controls the health and safety risks, reduce potential accidents, aid legislative compliance and also improves overall performance.
Benefits of ISO 45001Complying with legislation can lead to improvements in productivity, reduce insurance costs and increase business growth. Using the software, the process will get manage and also reduce the amount of time required. It is more significant to lead further to get certified with national and international standards.
DOSH – Department of Occupational Safety and Health
This department is responsible for ensuring the safety, health and welfare of people at work as well as protecting other people from the safety and health hazards arising in the activities sectors which include Manufacturing, Mining and Quarrying, Construction, Transport, Storage and Communication, Public Services and Statutory Authorities, Utilities – Gas, Electricity, Water and Sanitary Services, Finance, Insurance, Real Estate and Business Services
DOSHis responsible for the administration and enforcement of legislation related to occupational safety and health of the country, with a vision of becoming an organization which leads the nation to create a safe and healthy work culture that contributes towards enhancing the quality of working life compliance.
WSH –MOM – Workplace Safety and Health (Ministry of ManPower, Singapore)
WSH aims for the following strategic outcomes
- Reduction in workplace fatality and injury rates.
- Safety and health become an integral part of the business.
- Singapore is renowned for being a Centre of Excellence for WSH
The department is focused on reducing workplace safety and health risks through an effective regulatory framework.
- Expansion of reach and depth of enforcement through strategic inspections.
- Surveillance of workplaces.
- Provision of targeted attention to high-risk workplaces.