World-leading research health and safety through shared insight.
To facilitate collective support between members to help them develop and give them the courage to drive continuous improvements in technology and research health and safety in their organisations.
Community, competence, communication, and confidence.
serve health and safety professionals in technology and research,
across education, industry, government agencies, healthcare, and
consultancy by offering opportunities to share, discuss, build networks,
gain perspective, and learn. These
opportunities include discussion forums, workshops, symposia, coaching,
mentoring, and maintaining relationships with regulators other health
and safety organisations in the UK and beyond.
ISTR is well respected by external bodies and makes representation to and is consulted by other professional bodies and regulators in the UK and abroad.
ISTR created and now accredits the Biosafety Accreditation Scheme which gives professional recognition to the competence of Biosafety practitioners.
There are four categories of ISTR membership: Fellow, Member, Associate
and Retired. All categories of membership are open to those who work
outside of the UK provided the appropriate standards of qualification
and experience are met.