ISO 45001:2018 Establish and Maintain


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ISO 45001:2018 Establish, Implement and Maintain


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ISO 45001 2018 has several clauses that have the requirements to "establish, implement and maintain a process(es)".  So what does this mean?


Implement: To carry out a directive.  For ISO 45001 2018 this normally means the use of the 'shall' verbal form.


Establish and maintain: Set-up a process on a consistent basis and preserve or re-establish a state in which it can fulfil its intended purpose.


Process: set of interrelated or interacting activities which transforms inputs into outputs see Terms and Conditions 3.25, or alternatively, A set of interrelated tasks, behaviours and resources that achieves a result.


The mind-map below shows the extent of the "establish, implement and maintain a process(es)" requirements throughout the ISO 45001 2018 standard.

ISO 45001 2018 establish, implement and maintain requirements

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