ISO 45005 Occupational health and safety management — General guidelines for safe working during the COVID-19 pandemic

PD ISO/PAS 45005:2020

Occupational health and safety management. General guidelines for safe working during the COVID-19 pandemic

Status : Current   Published : December 2020


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This document gives guidelines for organizations on how to manage the risks arising from COVID-19 to protect work-related health, safety and well-being.

This document is applicable to organizations of all sizes and sectors, including those that:

  • have been operating throughout the pandemic;
  • are resuming or planning to resume operations following full or partial closure;
  • are re-occupying workplaces that have been fully or partially closed;
  • are new and planning to operate for the first time.

This document also provides guidance relating to the protection of workers of all types (e.g. workers employed by the organization, workers of external providers, contractors, self-employed individuals, agency workers, older workers, workers with a disability and first responders), and other relevant interested parties (e.g. visitors to a workplace, including members of the public).

This document is not intended to provide guidance on how to implement specific infection control protocols in clinical, healthcare and other settings.

NOTE: Applicable legislation and guidance is provided by government, regulators and health authorities for workers in these settings or in related roles.

Standard NumberPD ISO/PAS 45005:2020
TitleOccupational health and safety management. General guidelines for safe working during the COVID-19 pandemic
Publication Date15 December 2020
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)ISO 15384:2018, CWA 17553:2020, ISO 45001:2018, ISO 10075-2, ISO 45003, ISO 10075-1, ISO 10075-3
International RelationshipsISO/PAS 45005:2020
DescriptorsManagement techniques, Occupational safety, Job specification, Management, Environment (working), Quality auditing, Conditions of employment, Health and safety requirements, Training, Accident prevention, Risk assessment, Conformity, Health and safety management, Planning, Group communication, Performance, Policy, Safety measures, Technical documents, Personnel management
Title in FrenchTitre manque
ISBN978 0 539 15428 3
File Size2.345 MB

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