Migration to ISO 45001:2018

ISO 45001:2018 Occupational health and safety management systems was published on 12 March 2018.

Transition Period

  1.  The International Accreditation Forum (IAF) has endorsed the transition period for migrating accredited certifications from OHSAS 18001:2007 Occupational Health and Safety Management Certification to ISO 45001:2018 to be three years from the date of publication of ISO 45001, i.e. by 11 March 2021.
  2.  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic resulting in audits worldwide being mainly suspended and postponed, IAF has announced that the transition periods for ISO 45001:2018 to be extended for a period of six months. In line with that, the transition/migration of SS 506 Part 1/OHSAS 18001 to ISO 45001:2018 has been revised from 11 March 2021 to 30 September 2021.
  3. Certification to SS 506 Part 1 and OHSAS 18001 will not be valid from 1 October 2021.

 We would like to remind members to complete your migration from SS 506 Part 1/OHSAS 18001 to ISO 45001:2018 by 30 September as your certificate or certification may be used for tender or business purpose.