NZISM is New Zealand’s leading professional association for health and safety practitioners. We are a 2,800-strong community, operating nationwide through a network of 14 branches, whose members represent the entire spectrum of New Zealand business.

Our vision is to lead the way for the health and safety profession.

Our purpose is to influence better health and safety outcomes at work.

We achieve this by representing the interests of our members at industry and Government levels, and by supporting the growth and development of members through an unrivalled suite of membership benefits that includes:

  • regular networking and CPD events;
  • an extensive webinar programme;
  • an internationally recognised accreditation programme with a pathway to the national register of health and safety professionals (HASANZ);
  • a successful peer support programme;
  • mentoring support;
  • fortnightly e-newsletters;
  • online resources (eg. topic library, enforceable undertaking outputs, papers, articles, webinar recordings);
  • discounts on training, events, and more.

NZISM promotes industry excellence and leads by example with a membership dedicated to volunteerism, knowledge sharing, mutual support and continual improvement.

If you'd like to be part of an engaged, progressive community of health and safety professionals, we'd love to have you onboard. Join us.

NZISM is the credible, trusted authority for the health and safety profession in New Zealand

With an internationally aligned accreditation programme, requiring tertiary level health and safety qualifications as well as relevant work experience, industry can be assured that NZISM accredited members have the relevant qualifications and experience to support the health and safety of their workplaces.


Help us support workplace health and safety

As a not-for-profit member association, NZISM’s continued success relies on industry support. If your company shares our vision to lead the way for the health and safety profession why not join us on our journey by becoming an official supporter.

Becoming an NZISM supporter shows your clients, stakeholders and employees that you take workplace health and safety seriously and that you are committed to the ongoing development and improvement of health and safety capability in New Zealand.

It also demonstrates your support of the work undertaken by NZISM to build quality health and safety practitioners and promote industry excellence.

Compare the benefits of our flexible sponsorship options.


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Welcome to the NZISM website.

If you are a member, please log-in to see the wealth of information available to you in our Resources section.

You can find webinar recordings, videos, podcasts, online reference material by subject matter, presentations, papers, articles by NZISM leaders and more.

If you are a prospective member or a business owner, feel free to look around. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact one of the team at admin@nzism.org

Robyn Bennett

NZISM President