Premier Technical Services Group PLC (PTSG) is proud to have been awarded ISO 45001 for Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems.
ISO 45001 replaces OHSAS 18001 and has other requirements which organisations are obliged to fulfil. There is a three-year period, which began on 12th March 2018 and will expire in March 2021, during which those organisations accredited with OHSAS 18001 can achieve the replacement standard ISO 45001.
PTSG took the decision to transition early as it was a natural progression from the Group’s 18001 certificate renewal in June, adding just an additional day to the audit process. It has removed the need to go through renewal of the certificate in two years (normally three years) and avoids any delays or booking audits. As 18001 expiry gets closer, more and more organisations will be looking to book their place in the auditing process.
PTSG now has well over 130 individual accreditations. This is largely a consequence of the multi-disciplinary nature of the specialist services the Group provides across its four divisions. A large amount of the work carried out by its engineers is safety-critical, and PTSG continually seeks to drive up industry standards in health and safety. This has resulted in eight consecutive RoSPA Gold Medals as well as recognition by the British Safety Council for its practices and guidelines.
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