• FM Ireland will be held on the 5-6 March 2019
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If you’re interested in safety, health and wellbeing at work it’s because you’re passionate about protecting people. You understand it’s not just about checklists and compliance, it’s about embedding a safe working culture, putting people at the heart of safety and health and making a positive impact.

Join IOSH and be part of an active and respected community of like-minded people, sharing in the specialist knowledge and expertise of occupational safety and health professionals across the world.

Upcoming seminars & conferences  2018:

  • IOSH Ireland conference, Castleknock Hotel on the 6th Sept 18: topic: The conference will focus on workplace safety and workplace health promotion. An exciting range of speakers includes Healthy Ireland and the HSA, amongst many others. Practical advice and techniques will be provided on how to build employee resilience, looking at patterns of behaviour, emotional reactions and expectations in the workplace.
  • IOSH Ireland East Branch have a seminar on the 26th Sept “managing dangerous substances”, the seminar aims to raise awareness of the risks posed by dangerous substances in the workplace and to promote a culture of risk prevention to eliminate and, where that’s not possible, effectively manage these risks.
  • On the 24th Oct we plan a site visit to a waste facility
  • And a seminar is planned on the 21st Nov 18 to be co-hosted with the fire risk management section on “safe evacuation”.

Whether you’re at the beginning of your career or you’re an established practitioner, join us and start your path to success.

There are a wide range of benefits to becoming an IOSH member, we can help you achieve your career goals by:

  • Increasing your career prospects
  • Maximising your potential
  • Enhancing your knowledge and keeping you up to date
  • Building your network and connections
  • Providing access to technical advice and expertise
  • Giving you a voice in the global movement for change.

IOSH is continually growing and we are always working to build on and improve what we offer to our members and the OSH profession.

Developments in 2018/19 will include a new website, an enhanced CPD journey and greater access to a wider selection of specialist knowledge and networking opportunities.

For information on seminars, conferences, news, training courses, how to become a member and much more