ISO 45005 2020 Safe working during the COVID-19 pandemic
Occupational health and safety management ISO 45005:2020
This Occupational health and safety management ISO 45005:2020 standard is a response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the increased risk this disease presents to the health, safety and well-being of people in all procedures, including those working at home or in mobile settings, and workers and other interested parties in physical workplaces.
Governments, regulators and other professional bodies across the world have published guidance on working safely during the COVID-19 pandemic. This Certification provides a single generic set of guidelines that complements this information and supports the principles that:
- reasonable measures to manage the risks arising from COVID-19 are, or will be, implemented to protect the health and safety of workers and other relevant interested parties;
- workers should not be required to work unless these measures have been
This guidance includes practical recommendations to organizations and workers on how to manage these risks and is suitable for organizations resuming operations, those that have been operational throughout the pandemic, and those that are starting operations.
What are the advantages of ISO 45005?
By implementing the standard, companies can take effective measures to protect employees and other relevant interested parties from the risks related to COVID-19. In addition, companies can demonstrate that they are using a systematic approach to address the risks associated with COVID-19 and thus enable effective and timely adaptation to the changing situation.
What are the requirements of the standard ?
Every organization can be certified according to ISO 45005 if it can take effective measures and have documented procedures at:
Operations and practices.
First return to a workplace
Entering and leaving the workplace
Moving around and between workplaces
Work zones and workstations
Use of common areas
Meetings and visits to the workplace
Working with the public
How can I be certified?
The Certification Body Delta Cert can certify any company with ISO 45005:2020