About IOSH 2019

IOSH 2019 - Take the Next Step, is the global conference for safety and health professionals, brought to you by the Chartered body for occupational safety and health. The event will give delegates and the organisations they work for inspirational presentations, fresh thinking, business intelligence, new updates and opportunities to make important new connections with other safety and health specialists. With fantastic speakers, debates on the issues that matter and opportunities to learn and be inspired, IOSH 2019 is the conference you must attend this year.

Your time is precious so this year we have sharpened the focus for each day, giving you a clearer choice between investing in a two-day or a one-day pass.

  • On day one, track sessions will enhance your understanding in key topic areas of safety, health and wellbeing – and give you practical advice on how to manage the risks.
  • On day two, it’s all about the latest thinking and insight into leadership, strategy and innovation to help you shape a world-beating safety and health culture and gain that competitive edge.

 Book online before 19 July to save up to £150 on your conference pass. One and two-day passes available.

2019 key topics

  • Business and leadership skills
  • From compliance to competitive advantage
  • Leading sustainability and human capital
  • Collaborating with others
  • What we can learn from OSH research
  • Healthier workplaces
  • Future risks, challenges and opportunities

View programme for details of sessions and speakers.

Four reasons why you should attend

We recognise that attending a conference is a significant investment in time and money, so it’s right that you want to know what the returns will be. Here are four reasons why IOSH 2019 is the conference you can’t afford to miss:

  • Next steps clearly identified: you’ll come away from IOSH 2019 with a clear understanding of what steps to take to become a better technician, leader, influencer or innovator in safety and health. Our packed programme will cater for both the new practitioner and seasoned strategist and give you a priceless action plan to propel your knowledge and expertise to the next level. 
  • New, lasting connections made: in today’s interconnected world it can be hard to network face-to-face with peers. IOSH 2019 brings together professionals from across the world and across sectors, all with a shared passion for protecting working people. This can open up a host of new opportunities and ideas.
  • Fresh ideas and inspiration gained: from leading thinkers in the profession to inspirational figures, IOSH 2019 will be full of alternative approaches, fresh perspectives, new thinking and innovative ideas. You’ll walk back into the workplace with fresh learning and new ideas that you can implement immediately.
  • Get up to date: no organisation wants to fall behind or use outdated practices. Key to avoiding this is understanding current occupational safety and health news and trends. IOSH 2019 will cover the latest industry developments and innovations, helping you and your business to stay ahead of the curve.

Getting involved and updates

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  • Get involved in IOSH 2019 – we are running an exhibition alongside the conference and have a variety of exhibition and sponsorship opportunities, email for more information. 
  • Take part in IOSH 2019 – if you are interested in delivering a track session 'call for papers' will open in early March.
  • Read the latest industry news, including regulatory updates, practical ideas, provocative opinions, industry-specific features and professional profiles in IOSHMagazine

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Featured speakers


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Sponsors and exhibitors

Organised by  iosh

Official publication  iosh magazine

Official careers site   health and safety jobs