Announcement for Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems certification bodies

IAF (International Accreditation Forum) published the IAF MD 22: 2018 document on Application of ISO/IEC 17021-1 for the Certification of Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems (OH&SMS). The requirements are mandatory in case of accredited Occupational health and safety management systems certication activity with immediate effect.

Based on this, NAH hereby draws the attention of OHSAS Certification Bodies that the compliance with the aforementioned mandatory document will be assessed by the Assessment teams appointed by NAH throughout the ongoing procedures and those starting from 1st February.

On 18th January 2018 IAF published the IAF MD 21:2018 on Requirements for the Migration to ISO 45001:2018 from OHSAS 18001:2007 in which a three-year migration period is determined starting from the publication date of ISO 45001:2018.

More information will be provided about the migration-related tasks after the release of the standard.

31. 01. 2018