Why join IOSH

Membership of IOSH brings a wide range of benefits to help you develop your career and expand your network. We’re the Chartered body for safety and health professionals and the profession’s largest membership organisation. We have over 46,000 members representing every industry in around 130 countries.

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IOSH benefits

Enhance your career prospects

Membership of IOSH helps you become a more rounded and valued safety and health professional by enhancing your skills, knowledge and expertise. Working to IOSH standards, adopting our competency framework and following our codes of practice can boost your employability and career prospects. You’ll have free access to the IOSH mentoring platform and the new Career Hub which offers a wealth of tools and resources to improve your chances of success if you’re looking for a new job as well as an enormous library of e-learning content to help you develop your business skills.

Benefit from the IOSH stamp of excellence

IOSH membership is recognised worldwide as the benchmark for professional safety and health excellence. You’ve worked hard for your qualifications, so why not showcase your achievements and knowledge by going for one of our post-nominal membership categories? By using your post-nominal letters (AIOSH, Tech IOSH, Grad IOSH, CMIOSH, CFIOSH) on your business cards and email signature, you will show that you’re an actively engaged health and safety professional, committed to achieving the highest levels of knowledge and skill, with the ambition to reach excellence in your chosen field.

Expand your network

IOSH membership will connect you with a vast network of like-minded professionals. You’ll be spoilt for choice with over 400 meetings, events, webinars and conferences around the world. With access to local, regional and industry-specific groups and networks, you can learn and share best practice, insights, ideas and experiences - enriching your skills, capabilities and working life.

Gain access to news and policy updates

Staying up to date on regulatory changes and industry best practice is essential to your role as a safety and health professional. As an IOSH member you will get regular access to the very latest news and updates via our weekly e-bulletin, Connect.  You’ll also receive a hard copy of our bi-monthly IOSH Magazine packed with informative and inspiring articles to keep you up to speed and boost your Continuing Professional Development (CPD).

Become a trainer

We’re a world-leading developer of certificated safety and health training courses. Our courses are delivered by our network of licensed training providers across the UK and all around the world. So as well as becoming a member, why not become a registered training provider and deliver our quality-assured, easy-to-sell and rewarding courses?

Get support from IOSH in times of crisis

The IOSH Benevolent Fund offers practical assistance to members who are experiencing hardship. If you’ve been an IOSH member for at least three years, or are a former member, the fund can offer practical help, including education or training fees, during long periods of illness, disability (temporary or permanent) or unemployment. Find out more.