As the largest corporate health and safety membership organisation we work alongside our members to achieve the vision that no-one should be injured or made ill through their work.
Thousands of businesses ranging from small independent start-ups to large multinational organisations have put their trust in us for over 60 years. Membership is only the beginning of a journey introducing you to our training, audit and awards schemes.
Our members are invited to work together to help drive best practice and influence health and safety policy through our sector interest groups as we continue to strive for excellence in workplace health, safety and wellbeing.
You will have access to the latest expert guidance and information through our comprehensive conference programme, webinars, sector interest groups and much more. Scroll down to buy your membership today. Our members also have access to exclusive discounts off our new COVID Assurance Assessment Service and Croner-i Safety-inform (full version).
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Why choose the British Safety Council?
Demonstrate your HSE commitment and build your reputation
Stay informed with legislative updates, the latest industry news and 24/7 helplines
Train your staff with free e-learning courses and build your own campaigns
Support our campaign, policy and research work. Membership fees help us make a difference
Full membership benefits
Members gain access to our comprehensive suite of health, safety, environment and wellbeing resources. Full membership includes all core membership benefits and two membership module benefits listed below as well as exclusive invitations, discounts and recognition through our International Safety Awards scheme.
Core membership benefits
Customise your membership package by adding modules and choosing one, two or three year packages. Multi-site discounts are available.
100 free online training places
Give your employees access to our leading General Health, Safety and Environmental Awareness course as part of your membership or split your selection into 20 licences for five of our most popular courses!
Claim 100 free places each year.
Members can now choose to mix and match their free course options from:
- General HSE Awareness
- Manual Handling
- Fire Safety
- Working at Height
- Display Screen Equipment
- Avoiding Slips and Trips
- Driver Safety Awareness
- Data Protection
- Mental Health: Start the Conversation
- Mental Health: Stress Awareness.
Already a member looking to claim your free courses? Login and claim your licences here.
Safety Management magazine
Safety Management magazine is for everyone with health and safety responsibilities who needs to stay informed about the latest news, legislation and best practice in the field. It is a combination of relevant and thought-provoking news, features, profiles and opinions for readers in all industries and business sectors.
Enjoy a monthly email newsletter and daily news updates online.
Download the British Safety Council member logo for use on your website, business cards, tender documents, marketing materials, company merchandise, and wherever else you may like to use it
You will find the member logo in your online account, along with guidelines on how it can be used. If you need any guidance on using your member logo please email [email protected]
As a member you can enjoy discounts on several of our products and services, including:
- Tickets to legislative updates and workshops
- Discounted tickets to our Annual Conference and invitation to free members only pre-conference session
- Discounted International Safety Awards application
- Selected training programmes
- The full Safety-inform service from Croner-i is available to British Safety Council members at an exclusive discount of 30% (for members with core membership) and 50% discount (for members taking the Advice Module). The services provide instant access to all the information and resources needed to stay compliant, with clear, practical advice and template documents and forms to maintain a safe workplace.
International Safety Awards
We believe our members deserve recognition for their commitment to health, safety and wellbeing. This popular awards scheme now it its 61st year allows members to apply for up to 10 award categories recognising, individual, team and company success through a single application. Use your success to win new clients, partners and business opportunities, cultivate new talent, reward your team and celebrate your success at our Gala Dinner. Members receive early bird member only discounts to the awards scheme and to the Gala Dinner.
Sector Interest Groups
We recognise that our strength is our members. We host sector interest groups (SIGs) that meet on a regular basis (up to four times a year) to discuss key issues, share views, get involved in campaigns and discuss good practice and new research.
Free Croner-i Safety-inform Lite
Croner-i Safety-inform Lite is now included automatically with British Safety Council membership. It is ideal for those looking to keep up to date with the latest news, issues and developments in health and safety.
- What’s New – daily relevant news items
- Features – recent developments and best practice articles authored by practitioners
- Q&As – frequently asked questions and model answers on a range of topics
- Topic quick facts and summaries – clear, concise summary information, giving an overview of a subject
- Toolkits – practical step-by-step guides with links to useful resources on the product.
All British Safety Council members receive the Croner-i eAlerts service at no extra cost. This provides weekly updates on all the new health and safety content added to your product that week, delivered straight to your inbox.
Membership module benefits
For times when you need a little more advice, our telephone helplines through Croner-i provide that extra guidance and support, help you manage risks, understand legislation and compliance requirements as well as save you time. Members who take the Advice service option as part of their British Safety Council membership obtain the following services:
- Croner-i 24/7 health & safety legal information hotline - unlimited access to highly qualified and experienced health and safety professionals
- Croner-i HR support line - unlimited access to experts (CIPD Level 7 and solicitors) who can advise on areas such as changing employment legislation and HR best practice
- Annual legislation and best practice update - with attendance certificate
- Access to our webinar programme.
Tools and templates module
In addition to the benefits of Core membership, this module gives you access to a range of downloadable templates, for example risk assessments, for use in your business.
You will also receive a monthly poster and guide on different health and safety topics. You can download posters from your member account and customise them with your logo if you wish.