We have a large membership most of whom are Safety Managers/Officers, Factory Inspectors, occupational hygienists, environmentalists, Engineers, Occupational Health Physicians and Nurses, Economists, Scientists, Fire Engineers and Security Professionals in Governments, Military, Industries and Educational Institutions in Nigeria as well as private safety consultants. We are as at entails at today over 5000 members.

Membership entails a duty to serve and protect people, property and environment. Hence our motto ’In the service of man’. This duty is to be exercised with integrity, honour and dignity. The Institute offers opportunities to members to advance their knowledge, share expertise and experience, exchange ideas, keep up with new developments and gain recognition for professional achievements. Members can achieve these through our periodical Conferences, seminar symposia and other activities.

ISPON has two categories of membership namely individual and corporate membership.

Corporate membership is open to companies, institutions, societies, organizations and corporate bodies who agree to be subject to the rules and regulations of the Institute in its safety policies, procedures, practices, ethics and standards.

Admission to corporate membership is subject to provision of evidence of safety policies, safety training of employees (at least 50%) and report of safety audit of facility.

Member Register

A Register of Members and their accredited representatives (in the case of corporate members) and their addresses are kept and maintained by the Registrar and copies thereof are exhibited at the Registrar's office during normal business hours.

No person shall be deemed to be a member of the Institute unless his name and address have been, and continue to be, entered in the Register of Members.

You can download a copy of the member register here.

How to Become a Member of ISPON

If you are a health and safety practitioner, work in an associated field or have an interest in health and safety, you can enjoy the benefits of ISPON membership.

How to Join
  1. Firstly you need to download, complete and return the one-page Application Form via post, fax or email info@ispon.gov.ng. Please make sure you indicate which level of membership you are applying for on the application form.
  2. Include an up-to-date copy of your CV.
  3. Include copies of any relevant certificates or qualifications.
  4. Return completed form and attend monthly general meetings at any of the branches located all over the country.
  5. Sit for and pass membership screening examination held in May and November each year.
  6. Submit a project paper of your choice in any area of safety management.
  7. Include the appropriate fee. Membership fees are shown below. If you are not sure of which level of membership you are applying for, simply send payment for the non-refundable registration fee and we will contact you for the remaining balance once a level has been awarded. The registration fee will processed upon receipt of your application form, this fee is non-refundable.
  8. Submit a project paper of your choice in any area of safety management.
  9. Register with: N20, 000.00 for a three-day preparatory or for membership exam/screening. The seminar is optional.
  10. It is also mandatory to attend HSE Courses organized by the Institute periodically.

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Membership Fees

Individual N 20,000.00
Screening Fee(Individual) N 5,000.00
Corporate N 200,000.00
Screening Fee (Corporate) N 25,000.00
Upgrading Form N 15,000.00
Screening Fee N 5,000.00
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Membership Grades and Classes
Class of Membership Grade Designatory Letter
Member MISPN
Associate AISPN
Graduate GISPN
CORPORATE MEMBER Consulting (valid for practice)
Affiliate (not valid for practice)
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Member Benefits
  1. The Institute offers opportunities to members to advance their professional knowledge through the Institute's published newsletters, journals and lectures by members and other professional guest lecturers.
  2. Share expertise and experience.
  3. Exchange ideas and keep up with new developments in safety practice.
  4. Gain recognition for professional endeavours.
  5. Members who pay their dues regularly are covered by insurance.Membership Annual Subscription

Every member shall pay to the Institute an annual membership subscription fee in such amount and manner as may from time to time be prescribed by Governing Board.

Corporate Member Form N 200,000.00
Screening Fee N 25,000.00
Subscription N 50,000.00

Membership annual subscription presently in force are as follows:

Class of Membership Annual Subscription Fee
Fellow N 16,000.00
Member N 14,000.00
Associate N 12,000.00
Graduate N 11,000.00
Registered Student N 2,000.00
Life Member Exempted
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All members' annual subscriptions become due and payable on the first working day of January each year, except that in the first instance, it shall be due and payable on the date on which the application for membership is granted.