May 1: Deadline for Comments on International OHS Standard


The second committee draft of ISO 45001, Occupational health and safety management standard systems has been released and comments by Canadians on it may be submitted until May 1. Developed by BSI with experts from around the world, the new standard is designed to replace the widely-used OHSAS 18001 while taking into account other key documents and discussion points from around the world. The standard is expected to be published in Oct. 2016.