biosafety in the workplace
Is your workplace ready for the next infectious disease outbreak?
Few businesses implemented biosafety risk protocols before COVID-19. As employees increasingly return to the workplace, companies now need to adjust to a new “normal” to ensure preparedness for future outbreaks.
Sep. 28 2020 - 3 min
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  • ISO 45001 Clause 9
    ISO 45001 PERFORMANCE EVALUATION: THE SECRET TO CLAUSE 9
    Clause 9 covers all requirements for monitoring, analysis, evaluation of compliance, internal audit and management review. To comply, your organization has to determine what issues need to be monitored, measured, analyzed and evaluated within the organization but also how and when to do so. Examples of issues that you might choose to monitor are accidents, incidents and worker competence. The process for monitoring, measuring, and evaluating should be developed with your organization’s specific needs in mind.
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    Aug. 20 2020 - 5 min
  • ISO 45001 Clause 8
    ISO 45001: OPERATION GETS SPECIFIC AND EXPLICIT IN CLAUSE 8
    Clause 8, Operation, features few major changes compared to OHSAS 18001’s “Operational Control” clause – but it is more specific and explicit. The main elements affected are operational planning and control, management of change, outsourcing, procurement and contractors, and emergency preparedness and response.
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    Aug. 20 2020 - 5 min
  • ISO 45001 Clause 7
    ISO 45001 SUPPORT: THE MAIN STEPS TO RESPECTING CLAUSE 7
    Successful implementation of an effective Occupational Health and Safety Management System depends on your organization having the right resources available to manage each task. This includes having competent staff with the appropriate training and support, as well as effective ways of informing and communicating with staff. Clause 7 on Support sets out how companies are to deal with identifying resources, determining competence, raising awareness, and documenting information. Here are those four steps in a nutshell.
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    Aug. 20 2020 - 5 min
  • ISO 45001 Clause 6
    ISO 45001 PLANNING: 6 KEY TERMS TO EXPLAIN CLAUSE 6
    Clause 6, Planning, is crucial to ISO 45001 standard as it relates to the establishment of the strategic objectives and guiding principles for your Occupational Health and Safety Management System as a whole. Your organization’s OH&S objectives reflect how your system will deal with the risks it identifies.
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    Aug. 20 2020 - 5 min