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IOSHM (Mauritius) - About Us

The Institution of Occupational Safety & Health Management (IOSHM) first known as the Association of Health and Safety Managers was founded in 1981 and is registered under the Registration of Association Act 1978. It is the oldest and most representative non-governmental and non-profit organisation grouping occupational safety and health officers and safety professionals in Mauritius.  

Singapore Accord


IOSHM joined more than 40 organisations worldwide in the landmark signing of the Singapore Accord. The Accord, spearheaded by the International Network of Safety and Health Practitioner Organisations (INSHPO), presents the OHS Professional Capability Framework as a global framework for the occupational safety and health professional that will increase the effectiveness and impact of this role in every industry.


The OHS Professional Capability Framework received global support from organisations such as the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), the Canadian Society of Safety Engineering (CSSE) and the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH).

IOSHM is a full Member of INSHPO. See the website HERE.

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The International Labour Organisation (ILO) published a report for World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2020 - In the face of a pandemic: Ensuring Safety and Health at Work

The ILO report brings out the particular role of occupational safety and health professionals to: 

•   Facilitate access to reliable information

•   Promote understanding of the disease and              its symptoms

•   Support in the risk assessment and                           management process (i.e. identification of               infectious and non-infectious hazards and                 assessment of associated risks; adoption of             preventive and control measures; monitoring           and review)

•    Help in development or update of plans for the         prevention, containment, mitigation and                   recovery


As an echo box, this special part of our webpage is thus dedicated to COVID-19. It provides reliable information about the evolving coronavirus pandemic. The information also includes links to other reliable resources.

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23 - 26 NOVEMBER 2022
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, VIC


Team Building

If you are interested to join our Mauritian Delegation to attend APOSHO 36, please contact the following persons:

Asia Pacific Occupational Safety & Health Organization (APOSHO 36) Conference

DATES: 23 - 26 NOVEMBER 2022
VENUE: Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, VIC


The NSCA Foundation will be hosting the APOSHO 36 Conference and Exhibition in November 2022. Staged over three days (23-25 November), it will feature a host of national and international speakers, multiple streams and a safety exhibition all taking place in the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, along with the annual gala dinner and awards taking place at the prestigious Crown Melbourne.

The APOSHO AGM for APOSHO Members only will be held on Saturday 26 November.

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Philippe Lai Choo at:

Shyamili Ramgolam-Jheelan at:

For more information on APOSHO see the website HERE.

For more information on the APOSHO 36 see the website HERE.

FREE Webinar

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World of Safety and Health Asia (WSH Asia) is starting off their first FREE Webinar of the year, focusing on Safe Lifting Operation & Noisy Environment. 

Title: A Holistic Look into Safe Lifting Operation & Noisy Environment
Date: 24th February 2022 (Thursday)
Time: 1PM (GMT+8) Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong SAR
          9 AM (Mauritius)     
Duration: 2.5 hours


In this first series of WSH Asia Webinar 2022, 4 subject-matter-experts share their respective subjects on enhancing a safe lifting operation, hearing protection and solution to clear communication at noisy work environment.

For more details of this FREE Webinar and to register, click HERE.

World of Safety and Health Asia (WSH Asia) web portal curates safety and health information into a single on line platform that showcases OH&S service providers their solutions, events and courses.
Safety practitioners in the region can access new and innovative solutions made available by manufacturers to provide up-to-date solutions in their workplaces. See the website HERE.


WSH Asia E-Magazines can be accessed HERE.

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