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Does Management System Standards Indicate Superior Performance? 

Research from academics at Harvard Business School and Duke University has just been released, providing significant research findings concerning management system certification. Read More here

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In Memoriam - Remembering our Dearly Departed Colleagues
Steve Griffiths


Steve Griffiths, a driving force behind the ISO/TC 283 web site and in our Communications task group, died unexpectedly in February 2020.
Steve worked for BSI, the UK’s national standards body, as a scheme manager and product champion for OH&S and environmental health and safety. He was an active member of the OHSAS Project Group and valued contributor to both the ISO project and technical committees responsible for ISO 45001. Steve took tremendous pleasure in working with people from around the world in ISO/TC 283 and is fondly remembered as a generous, friendly and always professional colleague.   He spent many years supporting charitable causes and leaves behind a wife, daughter and two grandchildren.​​ 

Stan Rodgers


Stan Rodgers, who led the Australian delegation throughout the development of ISO 45001, died in 2019. Stan was a passionate believer in standards as a force for good in the world, and a lively contributor to all of our discussions over many years. He is greatly missed by his friends and colleagues in both the OH&S and environmental management communities.

Hussein Rahmat


Hussein Rahmat, our colleague from Malaysia, died in June 2018. Hussein is remembered with great affection as a passionate, constructive and friendly member of ISO/PC 283. His warm welcome and generosity when hosting the final ISO/PC 283 meeting in Melaka will never be forgotten and our sincere condolences are extended to his friends and family.