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The Future of Occupational Health and Safety

 

Businesses from around the world are facing major challenges regarding business continuity and Occupational Health and Safety. Almost every industry has been affected by the COVID-19 outbreak, causing businesses to rethink their approach to keep everything going through these challenging times. With many countries easing up on their initial lockdown and quarantine restrictions, many businesses will once again be allowed to trade normally. However, workplaces such as offices and large industrial facilities will be obligated to make some changes to ensure that the COVID-19 virus cannot spread throughout the workforce.

 

The future of Occupational Health and Safety is uncertain, but currently defined by containing COVID-19. Therefore, your business needs a clear vision when it comes to Health and Safety, and this is where an Occupational Health and Safety Management System can make the difference for your business. As an industrial business, you want to ensure the safety of your workforce when they are on-site. Within an office setting, things will change as well, ensuring that employees can return to work safely. Although these changes will not happen overnight, they are necessary to deal with the current challenges that we are all facing.

 

Health and Safety Management

 

Occupational Health and Safety is one of the most important elements of any workplace. To ensure that your business provides a safe work environment, we can develop and implement an Occupational Health and Safety Management System that complies with the ISO 45001:2018 standard. Such a Management System can make a phenomenal difference in the way your business approaches Health and Safety requirements and regulations for the workplace. It can also result in certification, giving your business a competitive edge in your industry.

 

ISO 45001:2018 is the world’s first dedicated international standard regarding Occupational Health and Safety Management. This standard provides a set of processes that can considerably improve workplace safety for your business. The role of this standard is to decrease the possibility of workplace-related incidents, creating a safer work environment for your employees. Therefore, it can be adopted to businesses of any size and within any industry, ensuring that you can create, manage, and constantly improve on an efficient Occupational Health and Safety Management System for your business.

 

How Can WWISE Assist My Business?

 

WWISE is your solution to developing and implementing an Occupational Health and Safety Management System for your business. We are not a certification body but can ensure that your business complies with the regulations of ISO 45001:2018 to get certified by an official certification body. We can assist your business to select the ideal certification body in accordance to the ISO 45001:2018 standard. We also offer our services to train your employees to adopt the new changes that are implemented by your new Management System. We can also assist with maintaining such a Management System to ensure that your business complies with current regulations.

 

WWISE offers a comprehensive e-Learning platform with a variety of digital courses on various ISO standards and their accommodating aspects. We believe that the internet is a useful tool that can be utilised for training purposes, which is why we make use of our e-Learning platform. The world of ISO conformance can be daunting when it comes to Occupational Health and Safety. Our e-Learning platform can be a valuable resource to educate yourself on the regulations and requirements of ISO 45001:2018. If you are unsure how to approach such a pivotal aspect of your business, we can assist you through these processes.

 

Making the Best of Your Work Environment

 

The reality of our current situation is that the world faces a deadly pandemic that has already caused many businesses to change the way they do business. This pandemic will also cause permanent changes in the work environment regarding general Health and Safety in the workplace. No matter how the world of Occupational Health and Safety will change, your business must be ready to comply with these changes. By choosing us to develop and implement an Occupational Health and Safety Management System, you can keep your business up to date and in confromance with all the latest regulations, as we also offer maintenance solutions for your Management System.

 

WWISE is your partner regarding Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems development, implementation, and maintenance for your business. We also offer training solutions for your employees. For more details on how we can assist your business, please contact us on 086 109 9473, 021 525 9159, or email us at admin@wwise.co.za.