The IOSH considers itself to be the voice of the occupational health and safety profession. Its mission is to create a safer and healthier world for all workers.

Benefits for members can include:

  • Professional development
  • A career hub with tools and resources including an e-learning library
  • Mentoring
  • IOSH communities
  • Discussion forums a magazine
  • Shopping discounts
  • Campaigning and volunteering opportunities

Most new members join as Affiliate Members, and are then assessed to determine which membership route will suit them best. There is a joining fee and ongoing membership fees. If appropriate, new members may be upgraded to Technical or Certified membership, at no extra cost.

Bywater offers a programme of health & safety training courses, including its Introduction to ISO 45001:2018 course, which is IOSH approved. 

More information about the work and membership of IOSH can be found on its website.