Aims and objectives

AIMS

The IOSH Edinburgh branch and Forth and Tay district aims are:

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 IOSH microsites.

Encourage continuous health and safety improvement by providing access to guidance  from  suitably qualified , experienced and competent safety practitioners.

Promote  within the branch and district boundaries, 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 Caribbean.

OBJECTIVES

The IOSH Edinburgh 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 and district.

Provide a forum for members to access Continual Professional Development activities.

Devise an effective means of communication that will allow branch and district members to stay up to date with branch and district activities.

Give senior professionals the opportunity to pass on their knowledge and experience and help the development of the newer members of the profession.