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Ribose becomes first organization in Asia to achieve ISO 45001 certification

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Certified to newest international standard
for health and safety management

Secure cloud provider Ribose has become the first organization in
Asia and one of the first organizations in the world to achieve ISO
45001:2018 certification by BSI.

ISO 45001:2018 is the newly released international occupational health
and safety management system standard. It is the successor to OHSAS
18001, published 19 years ago.

Ribose's certification was awarded by BSI (British Standards
Institution), one of the first wave of certification bodies to be
awarded global accreditation by the ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation
Board (ANAB) for ISO 45001:2018. BSI initially issued a "confirmation of
compliance" letter confirming Ribose's compliance with ISO 45001 on 30
March 2018.

Previously, Ribose operated an OHSAS 18001 compliant management system,
which has now been upgraded to comply with ISO 45001.

ISO 45001 differs from OHSAS 18001 in adopting ISO's High-Level
Structure (HLS) management system framework, described in Annex SL.
Annex SL, which is also used by other management systems including ISO
9001 and ISO/IEC 27001, aligns management systems processes
and therefore simplifies integration. ISO 45001 also covers a
wider scope than OHSAS 18001, with stakeholders including all internal
or external parties who are directly or indirectly affected by the
organization's health and safety management issues.

According to Enoch Lee, General Manager of Hong Kong for BSI, "BSI has
always been a proponent of health and safety
management, having established the original BS OHSAS 18001 standard.
Wellness and safety considerations apply to all industries, including
office-based working environments. As the first organization in Asia to
achieve ISO 45001 certification, Ribose is clearly demonstrating its
commitment to maintaining the highest international standards of health
and safety."

Ronald Tse, Founder of Ribose, commented, "At Ribose, our staff are the
core of our company, and their wellbeing is our top priority. Achieving
ISO 45001 certification stands as testament that our health and safety
practices meet international best practices, and helps to ensure the
wellbeing of our staff, partners and customers."

About
Ribose

Ribose is the award-winning global developer of asymmetric security™
technologies trusted by industries with heightened cybersecurity needs.
Having pioneered the comprehensive approach to verifiable cybersecurity,
Ribose has been named to be Deloitte Technology FAST 20, Red
Herring Top 100 Global
, as well as receiver of the CSA APAC
Enterprise Award and Stevie®
Awards
for cybersecurity innovations.

Ribose is the only cloud service provider (CSP) triple-assured
by the Cloud Security Alliance
, first CSP to receive BSI's
Kitemark for Secure Digital Transactions
, first to achieve
certification to the highest security tiers in NIST
CSF
and MTCS,
and is also certified to ISO
9001
, ISO
14001
, ISO/IEC
20000
, ISO
22301
, ISO/IEC
27001
, ISO/IEC
27017
, ISO/IEC
27018
and ISO
45001
.

Learn more at: ribose.com.

About
BSI

BSI (British Standards Institution) equips businesses with the necessary
solutions to turn standards of best practice into habits of excellence.
As the world's first National Standards Body and a founding member of
the International
Organization for Standardization (ISO)
, BSI is responsible for
originating many of the world's most commonly used management systems
standards.

Learn more at: bsigroup.com.

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