BSCA participated in EA training on ISO 45001
BSCA participated in the training on the new standard
ISO 45001: 2018 "Occupational health and safety management systems –
Requirements" published on March 12, 2018. The training organized
by the European Co-operation for Accreditation (EA) was attended by the representatives
from 28 accreditation bodies.
ISO 45001: 2018 was developed to replace OHSAS 18001:
2007 "Occupational safety management systems. Requirements "and intends
to improve employees safety, reduce the risks of accidents and deaths as well
as to create safer working conditions at workplaces around the world. The established
transition period for ISO 45001: 2018 is three years from the date of
publication (i.e. until March 2021).
In order to assist certified organizations, certification
bodies, accreditation bodies and other interested parties the International
Accreditation Forum (IAF) has developed mandatory documents IAF MD21: 2018
"Requirements for the Migration to ISO 45001:2018 from OHSAS 18001:2007",
IAF MD22 "Application of ISO/IEC 17021-1 for the Certification of
Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems (OH&SMS)". The translation
of IAF MD21: 2018 and IAF MD22: 2018 into Russian is being performed by BSCA. Accredited CABs /applicants for accreditation can
get the Russian from BSCA version upon the request.
During the EA training the following issues were
- Comparative analysis of the requirements of ISO 45001:
2018 and OHSAS 18001: 2007;
- Requirements of mandatory document IAF MD22: 2018
"Application of ISO/IEC 17021-1 for the Certification of Occupational
Health and Safety Management Systems (OH&SMS)";
- The requirements of the binding document IAF MD21:
2018 " Requirements for the Migration to ISO 45001:2018 from OHSAS
- Critical changes for accreditation of management
systems certification bodies (ISO/IEC 17021-1) taking into account the following IAF mandatory
- IAF MD 5: 2015 " Determination of Audit Time of
Quality and Environment Management Systems";
- IAF MD 17: 2015 " Witnessing Activities for the
Accreditation of Management Systems Certification Bodies".
The development of an interstate standard for CIS
members, identical to the international ISO 45001, is planned for 2019-2020. At the same time the draft policy for the transition to the new
standard is being developed by BSCA (follow the news on BSCA website).