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the gateway to Chartered status
You are an experienced professional, combining strategic insight, risk expertise and business acumen and put the wellbeing of your people at the forefront to drive both individual and organizational performance.
Graduate Members have achieved a recognized and relevant degree-level qualification and are working towards the goal of Chartered status.
Chartered recognizes senior professionals who are changing the way organizations think and approach the management of risk and use their expertise and experience to deliver long-term value to both their organization and profession.
Apply for charted membership if you are:
Driven to promote your profession and best practice HSE Managing System, managing risk, Develop the safety culture
Passionate about achieving the highest levels of professional standing.
Committed to helping and supporting others.
To apply for Chartered, you will be operating at a senior level with a wealth of knowledge and skills responsible for managing significant at function, organizational and/or project level.
You will typically:
Work in an area of risk such as business continuity, compliance, crisis management, emergency planning, environmental management, health & safety, project management, quality, resilience, risk management or security.
Lead a business function such as facilities, finance, HR, internal audit, legal or procurement.
Be a senior decision-maker across projects, functions and organizations.
There are three routes to become a charted member:
You have been a Member or Technical Member for a minimum of 3 years, PLUS have 5 years’ demonstrable relevant experience working consistently at a senior level.
You have a risk-related Bachelor’s degree with honors, Master’s qualification, professional qualification at level 6 (on the England & Wales Regulated Qualifications Framework or equivalent) Or be a Chartered Member or Fellow of a recognized professional body, PLUS 5 years’ demonstrable relevant experience working consistently at a senior level.
Refer to our list of recognized professional bodies at the bottom of this page.
You have no formal risk-related qualification or professional membership but have a minimum of 15 years demonstrable relevant experience working consistently at a senior level.
Get free membership for the duration of your studies.
It doesn’t matter if you’re about to start or halfway through your Graduate. Join our community to get support with your studies or to access people that can help you navigate the world of work.
Prior to completing your online application, do feel free to get in touch if you have any questions. You can email us firstname.lastname@example.org
Click here to apply online and start benefiting from membership. We look forward to welcoming you to our community.
if you’re a qualified and Competent practitioner with experience, move up to the next level
Technical Membership recognizes both the qualifications and experience needed by professionals working in a range of operational health and safety roles.
Technical membership requires at least a level 4 or 5 risk-related qualification and/or 3 years’ relevant experience typically managing operational change and procedures, contributing to policy development and responsible for managing risks within an area of responsibility or organisation-wide objectives and projects.
You can apply to be a Member based on your:
To apply via the qualification route, you will need to provide evidence of completing a level 4 academic or professional risk-related qualification, recognized on the England & Wales Regulated Qualifications Framework or equivalent. Please note, we recognize both regulated and non-regulated qualifications.
Whatever your role, you make decisions that involve Safety Supervision, Environment Protection, and identifying and managing risk. If you have an interest in risk and safety management, Affiliate membership is open to anyone actively engaged in or considering a career in safety, health, and wellbeing or who has an active interest in the OSH sector and wants to connect to a global health and safety support network. and want to connect with our global network, and access a wealth of online resources and advice, then why not be part of our community and become an Affiliate.
How to become an Affiliate Member
Affiliate Member at 150 USD per year, We will then support you in upgrading to another category, depending on your qualifications and experience.
To find out if your qualifications and experience meet the requirements for our next membership categories please send an up-to-date CV, along with your certificates for any relevant qualifications, to our Membership team so we can check that they meet our criteria. Please do not send us original documents, good quality copies are acceptable.
Apply online today
Prior to completing your application online, do feel free to get in touch if you have any questions. You can email us email@example.com
Click here to apply online and we look forward to welcoming you to our community.
Start your path as a qualified safety and health professional
You have at least a level 3 risk-related qualification and/or at least 3 years experience in HSE, managing risks, typically providing technical support, advice, and guidance to others across an organization (or a client if a consultant) to support function and/or organisation-wide objectives and projects.
To progress to an Associate Member, you’ll be able to show commitment to health and safety and have a clear understanding of health and safety through an internationally recognized, ASOSH-accredited qualification.
As an Associate, you will typically support, advise and guide others across an organization or team to support a function, project, or organisation-wide projects and objectives.
There are two routes to apply to be an Associate. Qualifications and/or Skills, competence, and experience
In today’s rapidly changing world of work and its ever-evolving roles and responsibilities, being part of a diverse and supportive network has never been more important.
ASOSH will benefit you whether you are an experienced professional or just starting out in your career.
As a ASOSH member you will: