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

There are a lot 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.

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 31/03/22 ($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 31/03/22 *$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?


Benefits OF NZISM Members

  • Discounts

    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.
  • Networking

    Branches nationwide 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! 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.
  • Webinars

    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.
  • Training & Events

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

    An ongoing Continuing Professional Development (CPD) programme available to all members. Continuing Professional Development tool for the management of career progression.
  • Accreditation

    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.
  • Mentoring

    Our Mentorship Programme offers the opportunity for individual members to be mentored or to become a mentor. It is designed to support individual growth, personally and professionally, whilst sharing knowledge and experience within the network.
  • 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 a wide variety of other papers, tools and presentations to support your development.
  • News

    Receive our fortnightly e-Newsletter to keep up to date with what's going on within the Institute and in our wider industry. You can also engage with stakeholders, register for events and secure discounts for training, conferences and more.

    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 Professional 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 OHS practice at an international level.
  • Certificate

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

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