Education Group

About us

The IOSH Education Group represents and works with members across the whole sector to promote health and safety in all areas of education. We have Committee members who have expertise in all areas of learning. We are able to offer guidance to Early Years, Independent Schools, Boarding Schools, Local Authority and Academies, Colleges, Universities, Apprentice and Training providers.

We are currently finalising the details for our next group conference ‘Embracing risk in education’ Thursday 10 October 2019 to be held at Leicester Racecourse and bookings will open soon

The day will cover:

  • Managing contractors on educational premises
  • Fire safety
  • Mental wellbeing
  • Asbestos in education premises Legal responsibilities for health and safety leadership and management.
  • Managing the safety of those aged 16 plus provision in work experience/apprenticeships.

For more information, please visit the online events page

Our April 2019 newsletter is online with our latest newsletter will be available shortly. We are aiming to produce these about 3 or 4 times a year and will also provide an update for members via email prior to release. Please let us know if there are any areas of interest that you would like us to include or if you would like to contribute.

We have over 3,200 members and continue to grow. We have seen our overseas membership increase from 320 members to over 547. We are producing webinars for some of our conference topics and hope these will be of benefit to our overseas members and anyone unable to attend the event.

We particularly pleased to see we already have 108 members in the new membership category of Student Membership so a very warm welcome to all our new members.

Our Communications/Social Media Co-ordinator will be championing our activities on social media so please follow us to find out more.

We would like to wish all of members well as you prepare for the new for the new 2019/ 2020 academic year.

Want to find out more?

Fiona Riley
Chair of the IOSH Education Group

To join the group, please email the Membership Team on, quoting your membership number, and they will be able to add or change your group.

Don't forget to follow us on Twitter for group event and news updates.