NISO has developed a strong reputation for organising premier health and safety events:

The National Safety Conference

  • Held yearly in early October, the changing themes reflect current industry issues and attract speakers of international renown;
  • It is hosted by the regional committee in prestigious venues around the country.

For more information about the safety conference, please click Safety Conference.

The All Ireland Safety Awards

Run in conjunction with Northern Ireland Safety Group (NISG), the Awards recognise how organisations manage health and safety at work:

  • Organisations send their paper-based submissions to be reviewed by health and safety professionals during spring time;
  • The winners are notified in late August or early September what class of award they have achieved;
  • The winners are invited to attend  the Awards Ceremony Dinner which is typically held in late September or early October;
  • The list of winners is published, after the event, in several respected publications such as The Health and Safety Review and the Sunday Business Post as well as on the NISO website and NISO Update magazine.

To find out more about the Safety Awards scheme, please visit

Seminars and Workshops

  • Seminars and workshops are held throughout the year;
  • Current membership entitles the member organisation to discounted rates on seminars and workshops;
  • Typically lasting a couple of hours to half a day, they are held in one or several of the regions.

For more information regarding seminars and workshops coming near you, please click  seminars.

The All Ireland Safety Quiz

  • Organisations can enter teams of four players in the quiz heats organised in their region;
  • Each team entered is in the Previous Entrants category or the New Entrants category;
  • Regional finalists in each category are invited to attend  the All Ireland Safety Quiz final held in April.

The quiz is a fun and competitive way to develop and show off your team’s occupational health and safety knowledge.
For more information regarding the quiz, please click quiz 
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