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About IOSH

Who we are and what we do

We are the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH), the Chartered body for health and safety professionals. Founded in 1945, we are a charity with a simple vision – a safe and healthy world of work for everyone. With more than 50,000 members in over 130 countries, we’re an organisation with a global outlook and influence.

Activate 2028

One person dying because of work is a tragedy – 7,500 a day is a travesty. Yet an estimated 2.78 million people still die every year due to work-related illnesses and accidents. We’ve developed Activate 2028 with this figure in mind.

  • Careers at IOSH
  • Our policy positions
  • Support our work
  • What your sad desk sandwich says about your working habits
  • Why we need to turn down the volume
  • How we put our necks on the line