Who we are and what we do
We are the Institute 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.
What we do
We’re the voice of the occupational health and safety (OSH) profession and support our members to make the world of work safer and healthier.
Find out about the different parts of our work, including our products and services, our strategy and how we connect with the OSH community around the world.
How we are run
We have worldwide recognition as the leading membership organisation for OSH professionals. Find out about our people, governance, working practices and performance, including annual reports.
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.