Striving for excellence

IOSH is the only Chartered body for safety and health professionals.

We have the highest entry standards. Our members follow a strict Code of Conduct and a formal professional development programme. Most importantly, our members are passionate about protecting people.

If you're recruiting for a safety and health role, asking for the right category of IOSH membership shows that you're serious about finding a professional. It also means that we can verify the safety and health qualifications and skills your applicants include on their CVs – for free.

Typical roles of our members

Affiliates – People involved in safety and health, including business directors, senior managers, and HR and law professionals.

Associate – This category demonstrates that you have a clear understanding of safety and health through a nationally recognised qualification. This is the ideal category if you're looking to show the world that you take safety and health seriously, and is suited to a wide range of professions.

Technical – Operational safety and health personnel working in a low risk industry, or part of a safety and health team in a higher risk sector.

Graduates – Safety and health managers, often part of a senior team.

Chartered Safety and Health Practitioners – Senior strategic safety and health managers in any business or risk sector.

Find out more about our membership categories.