Want to learn more about Saiosh and how to become a member? Here’s what you need to know about the organisation and how you can benefit from it.

What is Saiosh?

Saiosh (South African Institute of Occupational Safety and Health) is a non-profit organisation that was created to improve the standards of OHS profession. They do this by proving OHS practitioners training, guidance and support from other key professionals in the OHS industry. 

Saiosh was founded on February 11, 2020 by a group of health and safety professionals. The organisation was recognised by SAQA (South African Qualifications Authority) to register OHS professionals in South Africa. 

Today, Saiosh is recognised as the largest professional body for OHS practitioners. They strive to provide OHS professionals with information that will benefit their careers, as well as networking opportunities. 

Saiosh Membership

Would you like to become a Saiosh member? Here you can learn how you can gain membership and the benefits you can enjoy when becoming one. 

Saiosh Membership Benefits

Saiosh members can enjoy many of their benefits. The organisation strives to provide OHS professionals a chance to upgrade their skills and more. Here are some of the benefits you can enjoy as a Saiosh member:

  • Free e-learning
  • SAQA Professional Registration
  • Free subscription to the SHEQ Management Magazine
  • OHS Seminars and Conferences
  • Free Legal Updates
  • Online Networking, CPD and Profile Updates
  • Free CPD OHS Workshops
  • OHS Updates and Newsletters
  • Career Portal

Members also get special awards such as 

  • Student of the year plus a financial award
  • Person of the year plus a financial award
  • Bursary funding for all qualifying members

How to become a Saoish Member

If you’re intrigued by the benefits of Saoish, and would like to find out how to register to become a member then look no further. Here’s how. You can start by visiting the website to apply. After completing the registration form you will receive a confirmation email. Your application will then be assessed by the Saiosh Registration Board within 5 working days. They will then send you an invoice to tell you the membership level you qualify for. You may then pay your membership fee and send it to [email protected] – make sure you enter the correct invoice number. Membership renewals are payable on 28 February each year. You will get a new membership certificate each year once you’ve paid for membership renewal. 

Where can I study OHS in South Africa?

There are many institutions that offer Occupational Health and Safety Courses in South Africa, but only a few offer it via distance learning. Why not consider studying with Skills Academy? We offer the following OHS courses:

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Last Updated: 29 September 2020



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