Who are IOSH?
If you’re unfamiliar with IOSH the first question you may ask might be: Who are IOSH?
Simply put, IOSH is an acronym for The “Institute of Occupational Safety and Health”.
In terms of health and safety practice – IOSH is the Chartered body for health and safety professionals.
The Institute of Occupational Safety & Health
IOSH is the world’s biggest professional health and safety membership organisation, with over 43,000 members worldwide. Known as the voice of the health and safety profession, campaigning on issues that affect millions of working people.
The institute is committed to cutting down the number of people who die or are made ill by what they do for an occupation. Across the world, two million people die every year as a result of health and safety failures. In the European Union alone, someone dies every three and a half minutes.
IOSH – What’s the story?
Founded in 1945, IOSH is a registered charity.
IOSH is a world leader for International Safety training courses.
SHEilds encourage anyone that is new to a health & safety role, to hold an IOSH Managing Safely certificate and at minimum an IOSH Working Safely certificate.