About IOSH

IOSH is the Chartered body for safety and health professionals. With more than 47,000 members in over 130 countries, we’re the world’s largest professional safety and health organisation.

We set standards, and support, develop and connect our members with resources, guidance, events and training. We’re the voice of the profession, and campaign on issues that affect millions of working people.

IOSH was founded in 1945 and is a registered charity with international NGO status and an independent, not-for-profit organisation.

Why join us?

If you’re not already a member of IOSH, there are lots of reasons why you should join us. Here are just a few... 

  • You’ll receive the official IOSHMagazine every month
  • With IOSH Blueprint, you’ll have access to a competency framework and self-assessment tool
  • You’ll have access to the 300-plus branch seminars, conferences, site visits and webinars we hold each year 
  • The IOSH extras benefits scheme will give you access to a range of discounts tailored to save you time and money 
  • Every week, you’ll receive the latest tailored news, views and event information direct to your desktop via our e-bulletins Connect and Connect diary
  • You’ll be able to keep an online record of all the new skills you develop, the courses you go on and the experience you gain through our unique Continuing Professional Development programme
  • Through our branches and groups, you’ll be able to link up with health and safety colleagues in your local area, your industry and across the globe
  • You’ll be able to network with health and safety professionals on our online forums. And if you’re studying for a health and safety qualification, you’ll get support with that too 
You’ll have the chance to influence the direction of government policy by having your say on new law and industry guidance.

We also offer:

For more information, visit

Featured speakers


View all speakers

Sponsors and exhibitors

Organised by  iosh

Official publication  iosh magazine

Official careers site   health and safety jobs