The newest edition of the CSA Z1000 is now available.
Per the CSA Z462, it is recommended that you use the CSAZ1000 for your electrical safety management systems.
Canada’s National Standard for Occupational Health and Safety Management –
CSA Z1000 – Occupational Health & Safety Management Systems has been designed to help organizations improve their occupational health & safety performance and contribute to reducing workplace injuries, illnesses and fatalities. It is the core component in our series of OHS standards that address training, hazard identification, risk management, workplace ergonomics, and other key disciplines to build a more effective OHS Management System.
Highlights of the 2014 Edition of Z1000:
- Harmonized with other safety standards such as CSA Z1001 – Occupational health and safety training and CSA Z1002 – Occupational health and safety – Hazard identification and elimination and risk assessment and control
- Clarification of nonconformities and the distinction between “corrective” and “preventive” actions
- Expansion of the requirements for management system review and plans for continual improvement
- Competency requirements for auditors
CSA Z462 recommends using CSA Z1000 for the your electrical safety management system.