ISO 45001 committee meeting – Geneva

Hosted by the International Labour Organization and ISO and held in Geneva, the next meeting of the ISO committee responsible for drafting the new occupational health and safety standards ISO 45001 was held in September under the chairmanship of David Smith, director of iMS Risk Solutions. In addition to the work of the committee  presentations were given by Sandra Polaski, Deputy Director General, ILO and Kevin McKinley, Acting Secretary General, ISO.

There has been a huge interest in the development of the new standard since work commenced in October, 2013. There are now 59 participating countries, 15 observer countries and 17 liaison members.

More details of the draft standard can be found here