The Benefits of an ISO 45001 Occupational Health and Safety Management System
  • June 11, 2018
  • ISO 45001, OHSAS 18001
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Business benefits of Implementing ISO 45001 An unhealthy workplace, as well as being miserable for all concerned, has a huge impact on profitability through staff absences, early retirements, sick pay and greater insurance premiums. Moreover, work related injuries and diseases are increasing. ISO 45001 Occupational Health and Safety Management System (OHSMS) addresses the problem and brings with it many business…

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NDC Global Auditors Brings Training Services to Wiltshire
  • March 21, 2018
  • COURSES, GDPR, ISO 27001, ISO 45001, ISO 9001, OHSAS 18001
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It’s been a busy and exciting start to the year for us here at NDC Global Auditors. In February, we moved from our Swindon offices to Trowbridge, where we have set up a Wiltshire Training Academy. Businesses across Wiltshire can now access a wide range of open access training courses that will help them to stay legally compliant. Helping You…

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Do the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 Affect My Business?
  • March 15, 2018
  • COURSES, OHSAS 18001
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Asbestos awareness is vital.  According to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), asbestos kills around 5000 workers each year - more than the number of people killed on roads.  When employers fail to comply with the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 it can be life-threatening, resulting in prosecution and potentially catastrophic fines. Why is asbestos dangerous? If materials containing asbestos…

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5 Benefits of Task-based Risk Assessment
  • February 1, 2018
  • COURSES, ISO 45001, OHSAS 18001
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Risk assessment is a fundamental health and safety requirement in any type of organisation. When it comes to the manufacturing and engineering industries though, the value of task-based risk assessment goes beyond meeting legal requirements and keeping workers safe. Here are five reasons to include task-based risk assessment in your organisation’s core training programme. 1. It’s good practice Task-based risk…

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Working at Heights — Is Your Business Legally Compliant?
  • November 8, 2017
  • COURSES, OHSAS 18001
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Are you an employer, facilities manager or building owner who employs or contracts people to work at height?  If so, The Work at Height Regulations 2005 apply to you.  It’s your responsibility to make sure work is properly planned, supervised and carried out by competent people to minimise the risk of personal injury.  What happens if you fail to comply…

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Migrating from OHSAS 18001 to ISO 45001
  • November 3, 2017
  • ISO 45001, OHSAS 18001
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In March 2018, the world’s first global occupational health and safety standard, ISO 45001, was published. The new standard replaces OHSAS 18001 and other country-specific health and safety standards. Businesses that currently are currently certified to OHSAS 18001 have until 11th March 2021 to transition to the new standard.   How is ISO 45001 different from OHSAS 18001?   Originally…

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