National Irish Safety Organisation (NISO) joins

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The National Irish Safety Organisation (NISO) is a not for profit organisation with charitable status. They provide a range of health and safety training courses.

NISO’s Mission

NISO’s mission is to make Irish workplaces among the safest and healthiest in Europe. They do this by:

  • Providing leading information and advisory as well as training services
  • Promoting a culture of excellence in workplace health and safety
  • Playing a leading role in advancing the national health and safety agenda
  • Helping members to develop a culture of health and safety in their workplace


As a result of their mission to promote safer workplace, NISO runs occupational health and safety training courses. These take place on a regular basis. These are Quality and Qualifications Ireland accredited courses. These include:

  • Health and Safety Representation
  • Manual Handling Instruction 6N0233
  • Manual Handling Basic
  • Occupational First Aid
  • Occupational First Re-certification
  • NISO Introduction to Occupational Health and Safety
  • VDU/DSE Assessor training Course
  • Safe Pass

Public Courses

NISO has been running courses in Health and Safety for over twenty years both in companies as well as open to the public in their offices.

Their flagship introduction course in Occupational Health and Safety has been and still is the spring board for many a successful career. This course is regularly updated and also takes into account changes and the introduction of new legislation.

NISO’s courses in General Health and Safety, Occupational First Aid, VDU/DSE and Manual Handling are open to anyone willing to commit to learning about health and safety. They run several times a year.


NISO handpick their trainers. These are great educators as well as successful health and safety professionals. They share insights, wealth of experience and know-how with students.

Anne Sexton

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