Put safety first with ISO 45001 On-demand Webinar

In March 2018, ISO published ISO 45001 - the first international standard for Occupational Health and Safety. In this webinar, experts from Lloyd's Register (LR) explain the key features, requirements and processes of ISO 45001 to help you implement a successful management system that will improve the OH&S performance within your organisation.

The webinar aims to provide you with the key areas of focus, implementation tips and the pitfalls to avoid.

Date: On-demand 
Registration: Free
Duration: 45min followed by 15min Q&A
Speakers: Martin Cottam and Steve Williams


  • The need of an OH&S international standard
  • Key differences compared to OHSAS 18001
  • Main requirements and benefits overview
  • The impact of Annex SL
  • Leadership and Worker Participation
  • Implementation best practice tips
  • Migration from OH&S 18001.

Webinar Speakers

Webinar Speakers

Martin Cottam

Martin Cottam is Group Technical Assurance & Quality Director, with overall responsibility for quality management and technical governance across Lloyd’s Register (LR). He began his career in the nuclear industry, undertaking risk assessment and safety case preparation before joining LR in 1990.

Martin has contributed to the development and revisions of several British Standards on OH&S management and to the development of OHSAS 18001. He has been active in standards development since the 1990s and was also involved in the development of the ISO 55000 series of standards on Asset Management.

He is a member of BSI’s Management Systems Expert Group, and chaired the BSI Committee HS/1, throughout the development of ISO 45001, leading the UK delegation for the ISO 45001 project committee. Within the ISO 45001 committee, he led the Task Group responsible for developing the sections within the standard addressing planning and the management of risks and opportunities.

Martin Cottam

Steve Williams joined Lloyd’s Register (LR) in 1990 with a background in engineering, quality assurance and environmental management. In his role as System Governance Manager, Steve is responsible for defining and monitoring the service delivery process requirements for LR’s global certification, verification and validation products, helping to assure the integrity of the services delivered and ensuring compliance with LR’s accreditation and regulatory approvals.

Steve represents LR externally on various UK Government, European Commission, ISO and International Accreditation Forum (IAF) committees. He has a wealth of experience in standards development, having been involved with the development of ISO 45001, the new standard for Occupational Health & Safety; the revision of the Environmental Management System, ISO 14001:2015; and many others. He was also part of the Working Groups responsible for revising ISO/IEC 17011 Conformity assessment - Requirements for accreditation bodies accrediting conformity assessment bodies and JWG 34 revising ISO/IEC 17021-2 competency requirements for environmental management system auditors.

About Lloyd's Register

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