Supporting Employee Mental Health at Work

It is a widely known fact across global workplaces that many people are experiencing a range of mental health and other psychosocial problems right now. Added stressors associated with the impacts of COVID-19 and remote work combine to make workplace mental health an emerging issue for businesses globally. The global standards body, ISO, has recognised [...]

By |2021-12-23T14:39:13+09:00December 23rd, 2021|Safety Advice, Standards|0 Comments

Changes to safety management standards

National safety management system standard AS/NZS 4801:2001 has recently been superseded by AS/NZS ISO 45001:2018, and AS/NZS 4801:2001 will require transitioning to AS/NZS ISO 45001:2018 within the next three years according to The International Accreditation Forum’s (IAF) Requirements for the Migration to ISO 45001:2018 from OHSAS 18001:2007(link is external) Mandatory Document. Section 2.1 of the document stipulates [...]

By |2019-09-05T04:49:26+09:00September 5th, 2019|Standards|0 Comments

New standard out for oxygen reduction systems

One of the most effective ways of preventing fires in buildings is to reduce the level of oxygen in the air. The world’s first International Standard for oxygen reduction systems has just been published. Prevention is always better than cure, and there are few better examples than with fires. If fires can only survive when [...]

By |2019-09-03T23:47:46+09:00September 3rd, 2019|Standards|0 Comments