Welcome Address by the President

ISPON President
Pst. Evaristus Uzamere, FISPN
The Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria (ISPON) is Nigeria’s focal point for safety standards and regulations. This is the only organization recognized by the laws of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to regulate the practice of safety profession, as empowered by the ISPON Act 2014.

The mandates of the Institute, among other things, include regulating the practice of safety management, setting relevant safety standards, register persons and organizations that wish to practice safety professionals and maintain the Register of Safety Professionals in the country.

As contained in ISPON Act 2014, a safety professional is “any person qualified in an engineering discipline, occupational health sciences, environmental sciences or other scientist or specialist in a related discipline with an acceptable qualification who has acquired knowledge in the practice of safety management and whose name is in the register of the Institute.”

In line with the law, I hereby welcome you to join this prestigious Institute and be registered if you wish to practice safety in Nigeria. It is important to let you know that ISPON members are highly placed in the industries as they are valuable assets to their employers.


Our mission statement is to achieve excellent safety performance of organizations and create safety awareness through information dissemination, courses, seminars, audits and publications, thus promoting, encouraging and improving occupational method and procedures in the industries, public sector and institutions.


Our Vision is to re-engineer occupational safety and health not only in Nigerian workplaces but also in all spheres of life by carrying out educational activities and playing advisory roles to government, organizations and the public as the need arises.