With the approval of DTI Department Order 23-45 on April 24, 2023, the DTI – Philippine Accreditation Bureau (DTI-PAB) now offers the accreditation scheme on Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems (OHSMS) certification based on ISO 45001:2018.

ISO 45001:2018 specifies the requirements for an occupational health and safety management system (OHSMS) and provides guidance for its use, enabling organization to provide safe and healthy workplaces by preventing work-related injury and illnesses, as well as proactively improving their occupational health and safety performance.

The implementation of the accreditation scheme for OHSMS certification demonstrates PAB’s commitment to fulfilling its mission of providing an accreditation program that continuously satisfies the needs of its stakeholders, particularly on Occupational Health and Safety Sector.

Accreditation will provide the public with added assurance of quality, continuing compliance, and improvement of Certification Bodies offering OHSMS certification.

Currently, PAB provides accreditation schemes for Management System Certification Bodies offering certification of Quality Management System (QMS), Environmental Management System (EMS), Food Safety Management System (FSMS), Information Security Management System (ISMS), and Energy Management System (EnMS); accreditation schemes for Product Certification Body, Person Certification Body and Verification/Validation Body.

To learn more about PAB and its accreditation services, please visit our website at www.dti.gov.ph/pab or send an email to pab@dti.gov.ph.

Release Date: 27 April 2023.