International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM)

IIRSM is an educational charity and professional body for those managing risk in all its forms.


They are independent and speak freely, championing risk management to drive positive change for both employee and organisational wellbeing. They do this through setting standards, connecting people and organisations, and providing practical education, training, advice and resources.


They have a community of 8000+ globally, representing all risk disciplines from compliance, environmental management, health and safety, insurance, internal audit, quality management, security, project management and more.


Their remit is to:
  • Ensure that our members’ professional skills are recognised and respected
  • Offer opportunities and services for advancement, support and networking
  • Advance public education in risk, health and safety management


IIRSM was established in 1975 and represents members in over 70 countries.