This will be the definitive new international Occupational Health and Safety Management Standard - to which global and national corporations will aspire. The second ISO 45001 draft standard (2 DIS) has been approved by a ballot announced on 20 July 2017. Publication is likely in early 2018, see News. As ISO 45001 is to replace BS OHSAS 18001, transition (over three years allowable) will be necessary and achievable with our resources. We will be hosting ISO 45001 conferences in November 2017 in the UK and have online media available for those not able to attend. Read more
The standard is being drafted by an ISO committee, PC283. Currently the second draft standard ballot result announced, on 20 July 2017, 88% of National Standards Bodies supported moving the standard to publication. The Linkedin EHS ISO 45001 group, the largest 45001 group in the world, managed by Chris J Ward, is a forum for discussion and contributions to make aspiring organisations aware and help them to prepare for the introduction of ISO 45001 .