ISO 45001

Webinar: What is ISO 45001? And What Impact Will It Have on Your Business?

An On-Demand EHS Today-hosted webinar, sponsored by Avetta

Date: This webinar is available on-demand.
Originally Broadcast: Wednesday, August 29, 2018 | 2:00 p.m. EDT (GMT -4, New York)
Duration: 62 Minutes
Event Type: On-Demand Webinar
Cost: Free 

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Description

In March 2018, a new international occupational health and safety (OH&S) standard, ISO 45001, was published.  The standard, a result of a five-year process involving more than 70 countries, seeks to set a new benchmark in global OH&S by providing effective, real-world solutions for worker safety.  As a new global standard, ISO 45001 will continue to shape the health and safety profession and directly impact how organizations manage health and safety, both in and out of the workplace, through hazard controls and risk reduction.  In other words, ISO 45001 is here and may impact your business whether or not you adopt the new standards. 

This webinar will provide an introduction to ISO 45001, including discussion of:

  • What ISO 45001 is and how it fits into existing OH&S standards
  • Differences between ISO 45001 and its precursor, OHSAS 18001
  • Why ISO 45001 matters and its impact upon your business
  • Should your company come into compliance
  • How your company can come into compliance

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Speaker

Travis Vance, Partner, Fisher Phillips

Travis Vance is a partner in the firm’s Charlotte office. He has tried matters across several industries and various subject matters, including employment litigation, business disputes and matters prosecuted by the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Travis has emerged as a thought leader in the field of workplace safety. His writing and interviews are followed closely by experts in the safety arena and have been featured in premiere publications such as Business Insurance, EHS Today, and the Wall Street Journal.  

Edwin G. Foulke Jr., Partner, Fisher Phillips

Ed Foulke is a partner in the Atlanta and Washington, D.C. offices. He co-chairs the firm's Workplace Safety and Catastrophe Management Practice Group. Prior to joining Fisher Phillips, Ed was the Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health. Named by President George W. Bush to head the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), he served from April 2006 to November 2008. During his tenure at OSHA, workplace injury, illness and fatality rates dropped to their lowest levels in recorded history. For more than 30 years, Ed has worked in the labor and employment area, focusing on occupational safety and health issues, workplace violence risk assessment and prevention, whistleblower protection, and accident and fatality prevention. He is recognized as one of the nation’s leading authorities on occupational safety and health and is a frequent keynote speaker and lecturer on workplace safety, leadership development, and other labor and employment topics.

Ed has testified before the U.S. Senate and U.S. House Congressional Committees on occupational safety and health issues. He also served on the OSHA Review Commission in Washington, D.C., chairing the Commission from March 1990 to February 1994. Ed is the only person in the United States to serve as both head of OSHA and Chairman of the Review Commission. Ed was named one of the "50 Most Influential EHS Leaders" by both EHS Today (2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013) and Occupational Hazards (2008) magazines.

Ed currently serves on the EHS Today Safety Leadership Board of Directors and on safety committees for the Associated Builders and Contractors, the Georgia Association of Manufacturers, the U.S. Poultry Association, the Solid Waste Association of North America, the National Association of Tower Erectors, and the Georgia Chamber of Commerce. He is "AV" Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell. Ed is also co-editor of the firm's Workplace Safety and Health Law Blog.

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