ISO 45001 round table: one year on

Experts from the British Standards Institution, NQA, Lloyd’s Register and Antaris Consulting discuss how registrants to the management standard have found the process and what’s next. 

Watch the complete recordings below:

Part 1

Duration: 27 minutes, 11 seconds


Part 2

42 minutes, 11 seconds



About the participants


Martin Cottam, group technical assurance and quality director at Lloyd’s Register

Martin Cottam has overall responsibility for quality management and technical governance at Lloyd’s Register and has contributed to the development and revisions of several standards, including OHSAS 18001 and the ISO 55000 series. He is a member of BSI’s management systems expert group and chaired the BSI Committee HS/1 throughout the development of ISO 45001. He currently chairs the ISO technical committee for occupational health and safety management (ISO/TC 283).







About Lloyd’s Register 

Lloyd’s Register is a professional assurance services organisation, which specialises in management systems compliance, training and expert advice across a broad spectrum of standards, schemes and customised assurance services.





Kate Field, global product champion for health and safety, BSI 

Kate Field acts as an expert and ambassador on occupational safety and health for the British Standards Institution’s (BSI) global assurance business, supporting the delivery of its services in 193 countries. She started her career with the Health and Safety Executive as a regulatory inspector before moving into policy. After working as consultant in the private sector, which included spells with AgustaWestland (now Leonardo), Bureau Veritas and easyJet, she joined IOSH as head of information and intelligence. 








British-Safety-Council-logo-wellbeing-discussion About BSI   

BSI has over 86,000 clients in 193 countries and provides copies of standards, training, certification and software systems for management systems, including ISO 45001, ISO 14001 and ISO 9001.






Terry Fisher, occupational health and safety principal assessor, NQA Certification

Terry Fisher is an experienced safety and health professional and auditor who specialises in OSH. He has extensive experience working across a variety of public and private organisations and industries, including the automotive sector, heavy engineering, medical manufacturing, general manufacturing, transport and logistics. Terry is an IOSH member and a recognised OHSAS 18001 trainer to new third-party assessment auditors who deliver safety-related auditor training courses.






About NQA

NQA is a leading UKAS accredited certification body that provides certification, training and support services. With over 30 years’ experience and 43,000 certificates issued in over 90 countries, it specialises in management systems certification for quality (including automotive and aerospace sectors), energy and environment, health and safety and information security. 



Gerald Higgins, Pegasus,, ISO 45001 one year on discussionGerald Higgins, CEO Pegasus Legal Register and Antaris Consulting 

Gerald Higgins, who is CEO of parent company Antaris Consulting, has over 40 years’ experience in technical and management consultancy across a range of sectors. He is a chartered engineer and Fellow of Engineers Ireland. He has lectured on health and safety, environmental and quality issues in Ireland, the UK, the US, Europe and Asia. He is author of the Irish guide to environmental management systems. 


 Pegasus Legal Register and Antaris Consulting

Antaris provides management systems consultancy, training and software solutions across environment, energy, health and safety, quality, corporate social responsibility, food safety and information security. The company’s Pegasus software is a customised, online legal register service, which is used in more than 200 jurisdictions worldwide. It has been designed to help multi-site, multinational enterprises in heavily-regulated industries ensure they are compliant with management standards, regulation and legislation.