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 winter 2016 edition of Update magazine include: 

  • Editorial – NISO President
  • New member’s feature
  • HSA Safety Alerts
  • EU-OSHA 2016-17 Campaign
  • Work-Related fatalities 2015
  • Call for construction site safety
  • Feature: Identifying OSH awareness, knowledge, training and education needs in your organisaton
  • Feature: Workplace health and wellbeing
  • HSA Forum: Workplace health and wellbeing
  • IOSH Forum: IOSH highlights farm safety and launches new branch for Irish members
  • NISO/NISG All Ireland Safety Quiz 2016
  • New Publications
  • New Legislation and Statistics
  • NISO Events Diary

Update Magazine Spring 2015 edition - featured articles

Feature articles from the summer 2015 edition of Update magazine include: 

  • Editorial – NISO President
  • HSA Annual Report and Statistics Summary for 2014
  • New regulations for the control of major accident hazards involving dangerous substances
  • New Healthy Workplaces initiative announced
  • Businesses and Road Safety
  • HSA Safety Alerts
  • Feature: NISO Safety Representation Conference
  • Feature: NISO Annual Health and Safety Conference 2015
  • IOSH Forum: IOSH Ireland Conference
  • New Publications
  • New Legislation and Statistics
  • NISO Events Diary
Update Magazine Spring 2015 edition - featured articles

Feature articles from the spring 2015 edition of Update magazine include:

  • Editorial – NISO President
  • HSA Programme of Work 2015
  • Injuries Board claims volumes in 2014
  • HSA Safety Alerts
  • EU-OSHA Healthy Workplaces Good Practice Awards
  • HSA launches free online learning tool
  • NISO Introduction to Health and Safety Certificate Course
  • EU-OSHA ‘Benchmarking…’ conference summary
  • Workers’ Memorial Day Ireland
  • Feature: NISO AGM 2015
  • Feature: NISO/NISG All Ireland Safety Quiz 2015 Results
  • Feature: Upcoming Health and Safety Awards
  • Forum – HSA: Work Related Vehicle Safety
  • Forum – IOSH: Farm safety
  • Helpline: Pedestrian safety and ergonomics
  • New Legislation and Statistics
  • NISO Events Diary

Back Issues of NISO Update


The winter edition of NISO Update was sent to members on 19 January 2016 and the autumn edition on 17 October 2015. Members can request a copy.



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]