NZISM members are internationally recognised and highly valued in occupational health and safety

There are lots of great reasons to join NZISM:

  • Increase your career prospects
  • Through accreditation gain prestige and be differentiated from your peers
  • Be part of a strong nationwide community of professionals working together to raise health and safety standard
  • Enhance your knowledge and keep up to date on issues affecting the industry
  • Build your network and connections
  • Receive access to technical advice and expertise
  • Have a voice in the global movement for change.

NZISM is a signatory to the INSHPO Singapore Accord and a member of the INSHPO Board of Directors, which ensures NZISM members are well represented in this international network. The relationship gives us access to valuable research, tools and practices to enhance and drive capability of OHS practice at an international level.

A membership to NZISM puts you among the leading health and safety practitioners in New Zealand. Whether you’re at the beginning of your career or you’re an established professional, join us and begin your path to success.

Affiliate Membership

Any person who is interested or involved in occupational safety and health management and development may become an Affiliate member of NZISM by completing the application form and paying the membership fee.

Join now until 31/03/25 ($250.00 + $25.00 Joining fee)*$275.00

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Student Membership

To apply for student membership you must be enrolled with a tertiary education provider & participating in full-time health and safety study or a minimum of 60 credits on a course from the list of Qualifications Recognised for Student Membership.

Join now until 31/03/25 *$125.00

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Renew Membership

Have you been a member in the last 12 months? Log in here to renew or reinstate your membership.

Save on the joining fee by renewing your membership within 2 months of the renewal date.

Renewing your current membership? Or been a member in the last 12 months?


*You will be billed a full year membership; however, a pro rata credit will be added to your account for your following renewal. This credit will only be available for your next renewal cycle.

NZISM Member Benefits

  • Roadshows / Masterclasses

    Every year we put on a national roadshow or online Masterclass series so that members can benefit from exposure to the thoughts and ideas of international health and safety's leaders. The goal is always to support members' professional development by enabling as many people to attend as possible.
    2019 - Todd Conklin Roadshow
    2020 - Nippin Anand online Masterclass Series
    2021 - Sidney Dekker online Masterclass Series
    2022 - John Green online Masterclass Series
    2023 - Nippin Anand / iCue Roadshow
    2024 - Greg Smith - acclaimed author (Paper Safe), leading lawyer and OHS professional
  • Networking

    14 branches nationwide. Connect with your peers to discuss broad occupational health and safety subjects or niche issues. Meet new people and have fun! You can also join our Facebook or LinkedIn page to share ideas and engage in discussions on a variety of OHS topics and stay up to date on industry news.
  • Extensive webinar programme

    Access to regular webinars discussing the latest OHS 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.
  • myCPD

    NZISM encourages reflection-based Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and myCPD, our online CPD platform, is the ideal place for members to:
    a) assess their knowledge gaps using our Self-Assessment Tool and
    b) log their ongoing learning activities.
  • Accreditation

    Our internationally-aligned Accreditation Programme recognises both academic learning and workplace experience. It enables members to benchmark their capability against peers and illustrate their commitment to lifelong learning. It also offers a direct route to the HASANZ Register for those who choose to take it. Members are able to display their post-nominals once achieved, providing a career edge in a competitive marketplace.
  • Reciprocity agreements

    Our reciprocity agreements with IOSH and Saiosh allows NZISM members to attain IOSH and Saiosh accreditation at the same level as their current NZISM membership. (Conditions may apply.)
  • Resources

    Access to some of the industry's premium tools eg. OHS Body of Knowledge (maintained by AIHS), the OHS Professional Capability Framework (maintained by INSHPO), and access to the Self-Assessment Handbook. You can also access our 'Topic Library' and a valuable bank of webinar recordings, live event videos, past newsletters, papers, media articles and sector forum groups.
  • Newsletter

    Keep current and connected via our fortnightly e-Newsletter, designed to keep you up to date with what's happening both at NZISM and in our wider industry.
  • Discounts - training, conferences

    Discounts to a range of third party training courses and conferences plus special offers from our sponsors. Member rates at all NZISM events.
  • Influence - HASANZ

    NZISM is a founding member of HASANZ, which means our members are represented at this expert advisory group level. Your input and voice, which is often sought across various topics, helps guide effective OHS policy in New Zealand.

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