BENEFITS OF OUR MEMBERSHIP:
The Purpose of the Chapter:
To promote the Safety Officers Profession in the workplace health and safety and to provide support and encouragement to those responsible for managing and or promoting workplace safety i.e. Safety Officers.
Knowing where your Safety Officers are on the ladder helps contextualise their learning activities to match their needs.
What Exactly is the ISO?
The Institute of Safety Officers (ISO) is a registered Safety Officers organisation currently registered in South Africa; operating from our Durban offices and aims to provide specialized outcomes based accredited Safety Officers Training Courses and whole qualifications and modules. Our courses are currently being assessed by the relevant Seta’s.
We provide “Applied Competency” Safety Training to General Assistants/ Semi-Skilled and Skilled Artisans/ Operators on 60% practical; 20% theory; 20% oral safety training rather than some other theory based courses. We specialise in declaring employees competent by virtue of their skills; knowledge; training and transforming of skills between employees; we also conduct assessments and moderation of employee tests and guides; by providing accreditation to all those who meets these requirements.
We aim to be the Governing Body for all Safety Officers thereby generating world class safety standards; Morals; Codes of Conduct and Ethics.
The ISO reaches out to all Safety Officers national and worldwide to communicate with one another and share their ideas; also publish their articles; reports; lessons learnt from incidents through our website.
How the ISO Can Help You:
What You’ll Receive as an ISO Member:
Who Can Become a Member?
Anyone who meets the qualification criteria; admission guidelines; payment of annual fees; can become a member. This makes it easier for individuals who is currently engaged/ employed in the field of Occupational Health and Safety fields and who are able to demonstrate the highest level of safety professionalism.
This enrolment membership process was structured and developed with the aim to promote the interests of Safety Officers and individuals pursuing into studying Occupational Health and Safety and progressing up the ladder from one grade to another via their individual courses/studies; diplomas; and degrees.
We do not discriminate between race; colour; ethnic origins; disability and gender. We openly promote our membership to all who has a genuine interest or who can make a sincere contribution to the field of Occupational Health and Safety.
Membership can be converted from grade to another via our conversion process.
To become a Member of the Institute of Safety Officers (12 months); Please see our structured Membership Fee.