ISO 45001 Development Schedule

ISO 45001 is the forthcoming standard: occupational health and safety management system requirements. The target date for publication is October 2016.

It will be aligned with both ISO 9001 and ISO 14001, both of which are currently being revised. the existing  OHSAS 18001 will be used as the 'proof of concept'

The development committee (ISO PC 283) Anticipated milestones are:
  • Quarter 2 2014: Committee draft
  • Quarter 4 2014: Draft International Stanard
  • Quarter 2: 2015: FDIS (Final Draft International Standard)
  • Quarter 4 2016: ISO Standard

Charles Corrie (Secretary of OHSAS Project Group) explains how and why OHSAS 18001 will become ISO 45001:

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