Kissel + Wolf Gets ISO 45001:2018 Systematic Safety Seal of Approval
03 February 2023: Kissel + Wolf GmbH, Germany meets the requirements of systematic and effective occupational safety and health on the basis of Systematic Safety seal of approval for the industry-specific implementation of ISO 45001:2018. This is a guarantee for a healthy and safe working environment for their employees.
Celebrating the Accomplishment – (L-R) Simon Häfner (Regulatory Affairs / Occupational Safety Officer), Dirk Schmidt (Head of Maintenance / Occupational Safety Officer), Thorsten Simon (Director of Production) and Tammo Hess (Managing Director).
ISO 45001:2018 specifies requirements for an occupational health and safety (OH&S) management system, and gives guidance for its use, to enable organisations to provide safe and healthy workplaces by preventing work-related injury and ill health, as well as by proactively improving its OH&S performance. It is applicable to any organization that wishes to establish, implement and maintain an OH&S management system to improve occupational health and safety, eliminate hazards and minimize OH&S risks (including system deficiencies), take advantage of OH&S opportunities, and address OH&S management system nonconformities associated with its activities.
The standard helps an organisation to achieve the intended outcomes of its OH&S management system. Consistent with the organization’s OH&S policy, the intended outcomes of an OH&S management system include a) continual improvement of OH&S performance; b) fulfilment of legal requirements and other requirements; c) achievement of OH&S objectives.
ISO 45001:2018 is applicable to any organization regardless of its size, type and activities. It is applicable to the OH&S risks under the organization’s control, taking into account factors such as the context in which the organisation operates and the needs and expectations of its workers and other interested parties. It does not state specific criteria for OH&S performance, nor is it prescriptive about the design of an OH&S management system. The standard enables an organisation, through its OH&S management system, to integrate other aspects of health and safety, such as worker wellness/ wellbeing.