BS 45002-0:2017 Occupational health and safety management systems – General guidelines for the application of ISO 45001

About this consultation

BSI have produced BS 45002-0:2017 to provide implementation guidance for the new international occupational health and safety management systems standard ISO 45001. This public consultation draft is made available for review and BSI are seeking comments on it using the template provided.


The draft guidelines cover scope, normative references, terms and definitions and then context, leadership and worker participation, planning, support and operation. The document closes with sections on performance evaluation and improvement and is supported by two figures – plan-do-check-act and a typical audit process.

Proposed changes

To take part in this consultation, please make sure you have logged in to MyIOSH. You will then be able to access a copy of the draft BS 45002-0:2017 guidelines and response template.

Consultation questions

We invite IOSH members to send us comments using the response template to, to help inform an IOSH response, by 08 September 2017.

IOSH members wishing to also respond individually to BSI can do so by visiting their Standards Development Portal and responding by 10 October 2017.