Edinburgh Branch - aims and objectives

The branch aims are to:

  • promote and support the aims and objectives of IOSH
  • provide members with CPD opportunities via an interesting and topical selection of speakers at monthly meetings
  • help members with the opportunity to network professionally and socially
  • attract new members to the branch and promote IOSH in the wider community via, seminars, local media and developing the branch network pages
  • encourage continuous health and safety improvement by providing access to guidance from suitably qualified, experienced and competent safety practitioners
  • promote within the branch, the health and safety of people while at work, and the people who may be affected by work being carried out
  • develop relationships with government and non government agencies and organisations, which share a common interest in the provision of safe workplaces
  • promote cross learning and develop global awareness of current health, safety and environmental issues and developments in the Scotland.

The branch objectives are to:

  • formulate the mechanism that will allow constructive discussion and learning about varied topical areas of interest to health, safety and environmental professionals who are members of the branch
  • provide a forum for members to access Continual Professional Development (CPD) activities
  • devise an effective means of communication that will allow branch members to stay up to date with branch activities
  • give senior professionals the opportunity to pass on their knowledge and experience and help the development of the newer members of the profession.