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Benefits OF NZISM Members


  • Discounts to a wide range of training courses and conferences.
  • Member rates at all NZISM events.
  • You can claim your professional membership as a tax-deductible expense.


  • Branches nation-wide and growing every year
  • Connect with your peers to discuss broad occupational health and safety subjects or niche issues.
  • Meet new people and have fun!


  • Access to regular webinars discussing the latest OH&S topics. No matter where you are located you can stay connected with access to a variety of workshops/training or informative sessions that suit all levels of experience.

Training & Events

  • NZISM member rates at a range of industry events and conferences.
  • National seminars and events held at each of our national branches.


  • An ongoing continuing professional development (CPD) programme available to all members
  • Continuous Professional Development¬†tool for the management of career progression


  • An internationally recognised and aligned accreditation programme, guiding¬†a member from the start of their career to retirement. Acknowledging your academic background and workplace experience, this accreditation programme gives you the opportunity to benchmark your capability against your peers.
  • A professional membership pathway in conjunction with International Health and Safety bodies, helping you fast track your career.
  • Proudly display your post nominals once accreditation is achieved.


  • Mentorship program - offers individual members to be mentored or to become a mentor. It aims for individuals to grow personally and professionally whilst sharing knowledge and experience within the network.

IOSH Reciprocity Agreement

  • As a Principle Partner of IOSH, NZISM members are eligible to attain IOSH membership at the same accredited membership level as their current NZISM membership.


  • As the largest professional body for health and safety practitioners and professionals in New Zealand, you join a community of passionate and respected professionals.
  • Representation / participation on various NZISM committees and industry interest groups
  • Professional representation for practitioners amongst industry, Government and in the media.
  • Membership entitles you to full voting rights at the NZISM AGM.
  • Join our member only LinkedIn page to share ideas and engage in discussions on a variety of OH&S topics.
  • Join our Facebook page to stay up to date on relevant industry information and the latest news.


  • Access some of the industry's premium tools such as OHS Body of Knowledge (maintained by SIA), OHS Professional Capability Framework (maintained by INSHPO).
  • Access to the RPL Self-Assessment Handbook
  • As well as access to a variety of other papers, tools and presentations to support your capability development in health and safety


  • Receive fortnightly newsletters and keep informed with the most recent updates in the health and safety industry, gain access to early registration to events and hear about the organisation news from the National Manager and Chief Executive Officer.
  • Have you got a good health and safety story to tell, membership to NZISM gives you the opportunity to share your insights in our fortnightly newsletter.


  • As a founding member of HASANZ, NZISM membership means you are represented at this expert advisory group to guide effective health and safety policy in New Zealand.
  • Membership to NZISM gives you eligibility to apply to list on the HASANZ register, once you have achieved Graduate status via the NZISM accreditation programme.


  • As a signatory to the INSHPO Singapore Accord and a member of the INSHPO Board of Directors, NZISM members are well represented in this international network. This gives us access to valuable research, tools and practices to enhance and drive capability of OH&S practice at an international level.


  • Insurance is available for self-employed and consultants: NZISM has an arrangement to simplify access to a suite of relevant insurance products


  • Receive a certificate confirming membership of NZISM which can be proudly displayed in your offices.