What are the Benefits of ISO 45001?

ISO 45001 will help your company improve conditions for workers in any organization that implements it.

La ISO 45001 asegura que su empresa cuente con mejores equipos para su recuperación ante cualquier problema, esto gracias a la anticipación, adaptación y respuesta a cualquier riesgo que pueda surgir en el desarrollo de las actividades de los trabajadores.

Al implementar esta norma en su empresa, puede prevenir enfermedades y accidentes laborales

  • Improve the organization’s culture of prevention, as it fosters the leadership of senior management in the occupational health and safety management system.
  • Due to the high-level structure, it can be integrated with the rest of the most frequently implemented standards, such as ISO 9001 for quality or ISO 14001 for environment.
  • Achieve that it is aligned with the objectives set, as it is in tune with the process-based approach initiated with ISO 9001.
  • More effective and organized communication and dissemination of documents at all levels and within the same areas.
  • Increase coordination between processes and departments responsible for them.
  • Reduce absenteeism and penalties.


The ISO 45001 standard can be applied to any company, regardless of size, type or activity, and is certifiable by an independent third party. The implementation of a management system according to ISO 45001 is a strategic and operational decision for the company.

The achievement of the management system will depend on the leadership, commitment and participation of the different levels and functions of the company.


In order to implement the ISO 45001 standard, you must take into account the requirements needed:

  1. Obtain the standard: you must have the knowledge of the standard, its requirements, its annexes and the novelties raised in it with respect to its predecessor, it will be very useful for the occupational health and safety professionals who will be in charge of the implementation of the standard and the system.
  2. Perform the gap analysis: this involves assessing the current state of occupational health and safety, the organization and establishing the compliance gaps in relation to ISO 45001. To achieve this you have to know that this standard involves new concepts such as context, risk and opportunities.
  3. Develop an action plan: which must be consistent with the needs of the organization and in tune with the organization’s size, complexity and available resources.
  4. Train and educate: the appropriate members of senior management, project managers, key employees, and in general, all your employees on the standard and why it should be implemented.
  5. Develop and update: the formats, documents, criteria, standards and practices, including the organization’s occupational health and safety policy, and implement the new requirements and changes raised by the standard.
  6. Conduct an internal audit: auditors must, of course, have a thorough knowledge of ISO 45001.
  7. Carry out a critical analysis by top management: with the internal audit reports and always bearing in mind the requirements that your organization must meet in order to obtain ISO 45001 certification.
  8. Address non-conformities: follow up and close observations, opportunities for improvement arising from the audit process and the review of reports.
  9. Follow up on corrective actions: here you should establish measurement indicators that allow you to evidence effectiveness and verify continuous improvement.
  10. Apply for the ISO 45001 certification audit: This is the beginning of a new era for your organization. It is the time to take on new challenges to achieve certification and always obtain continuous improvement of your management system.
ISO 45001 Benefits

At QAlliance we are pleased to be able to support you in your ISO 45001 certification process that will allow you to take care of your staff, stand out from your competition and gain a great competitive advantage, contact us!

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