2016_Q1_NISO_Update Winter_2016NISO Update Magazine

NISO Update Magazine is an online magazine published via email to NISO members only as a PDF on a quarterly basis.

It contains articles from leaders in occupational health and safety including regular columns from the HSA, Ibec, ICTU, IOSH and Insurance Ireland and covers topical issues.


We are always looking for well written and pertinent articles on various Occupational Health and Safety issues:
If you’d like to contribute and see your writings read by over 1000+ members, please email the editor Geraldine Brady with an outline of the article.
Please state in the subject line: Update Magazine Proposal for an Article.

We answer members and non members queries regarding occupational health and safety in a section called Helpline.
Do not hesitate to email the editor Geraldine Brady with your question.
Please state in the subject line: Update Magazine Helpline Question.

Feature articles from the spring 2017 edition of Update magazine include: 

Update Magazine Spring 2017 edition - featured articles
  • Editorial – NISO President
  • HSA Programme of Work for 2017
  • Public consultation on Healthy Ireland – Healthy Workplace framework
  • Safety Alerts
  • New HSA Board announced
  • NISO welcomes new members
  • NISO Introduction to Occupational Health and Safety course launched in Dublin and Waterford
  • Last call to pre-register low volume chemicals
  • Visualisation tool on Europe’s ageing workforce
  • Feature: NISO 2017 AGM
  • Feature: NISO/NISG All Ireland Safety Quiz 2017
  • HSA Forum: Safety on workplace stairs and steps
  • IOSH Forum: IOSH-funded research sheds light on Irish work-related road deaths
  • NISO Staff Profiles
  • New publications, legislation and statistics
  • NISO Events Diary

Back Issues of NISO Update


The spring edition of NISO Update was sent to members on 2 May 2017 and the winter edition on 27 January 2017. Members can request a copy.



2016_Q1_NISO_Update_Autumn [pdf; 7mb]
2016_Q3_NISO_Update_Summer [pdf; 2mb]
2016_Q2_NISO_Update_Spring [pdf; 2mb]
2016_Q1_NISO_Update_Winter [pdf; 3mb]


2015_Q4_NISO_Update_Autumn [pdf; 4mb]
2015_Q3_NISO_Update_Summer [pdf; 4mb]
2015_Q2_NISO_Update_Spring [pdf; 4mb]
2015_Q1_NISO_Update_Winter [pdf; 4mb]

2014_Q4_NISO_Update_Autumn [pdf; 4mb]
2014_Q3_NISO_Update_Summer [pdf; 10mb]
2014_Q2_NISO_Update_Spring [pdf; 4mb]
2014_Q1_NISO_Update_Winter [pdf; 3mb]

2013_Q4_NISO_Update_Autumn_2013 [pdf; 2mb]
2013_Q3_NISO_Update_Summer_2013 [pdf; 5mb]
2013_Q2_NISO_Update_Spring_2013 [pdf; 4mb]
2013_Q1_NISO_Update_50th_Anniversary_Special [pdf; 2mb]

2012_Q3_NISO_Update_Autumn_2012 [pdf; 1mb]
2012_Q2_NISO_Update_Summer_2012 [pdf; 2mb]
2012_Q1_NISO_Update_Spring_2012 [pdf; 1mb]

2011_Q4_NISO_Update_Winter_2011 [pdf; 1mb]
2011_Q3_NISO_Update_Autumn_2011 [pdf; 2mb]
2011_Q2-NISO_Update_Summer_2011 [pdf; 1mb]
2011_Q1-NISO_Update_Spring_2011 [pdf; 1mb]

2010_Q4-NISO_Update_Winter_2010 [pdf; 1mb]
2010_Q3-NISO_Update_Autumn_2010 [pdf; 2mb]
2010_Q2-NISO_Update_Summer 2010 [pdf; 1mb]
2010_Q1-NISO_Update_Spring_2010 [pdf; 2mb]

2009_Q4-NISO_Update_Winter_2009 [pdf; 2mb]
2009_Q2-NISO_Update_Summer_2009 [pdf; 2mb]
2009_Q1-NISO_Update_Spring_2009 [pdf; 1mb]

2008_Q4-NISO_Update_Winter_2008 [pdf; 1mb]
2008_Q3-NISO_Update_Autumn_2008 [pdf; 734kb]
2008_Q2-NISO_Update_Summer_2008 [pdf; 666kb]
2008_Q1-NISO_Update_Spring_2008 [pdf; 881kb]

2007_Q4-NISO_Update_Winter_2007 [pdf; 400kb]
2007_Q3-NISO_Update_Autumn_2007 [pdf; 339kb]
2007_Q2_NISO_Update_Summer_2007 [pdf; 301kb]
2007_Q1_NISO_Update_Spring_2007 [pdf; 2mb]