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The new standard for Health and safety management systems is being created for publication in 2017. It is based on the high level guide ISO Guide which was created in late 2011 to be used by standard makers to help formulate a consistent set of management system standards.


The publication of ISO 45001 will be a major step forward for ISO as the creation of OHSAS 18001 in 1999 was seen as an alternative to the ILO's version of a management system. This never became well established because most companies implementing management systems were used to the ISO framework.


The development of ISO 45001 will be featured on our online training website which is operating now at