About

The Joint Institution Group on Safety & Risk (Formerly the Inter-Institutional Group on Health and Safety) is made up of representatives (members and staff) from the following organisations:

  • Chartered Institute of Ergonomics & Human Factors
  • Engineering Council
  • Hazards Forum
  • Health and Safety Executive
  • Institute of Marine Engineering Science and Technology
  • Institution of Chemical Engineers
  • Institution of Civil Engineers
  • Institution of Engineering and Technology
  • Institution of Mechanical Engineers
  • Institution of Occupational Safety and Health
  • Institution of Structural Engineers
  • Royal Institute of British Architects
  • Royal Institution of Naval Architects
  • Safety and Reliability Society

The Group is responsible for coordinating the efforts of the engineering institutions in common areas of health and safety policy. 

The mission of the Group is to work together by consensus to promote action and enhance awareness and knowledge of health and safety risk issues in the interests of the engineering profession. 

The aims of the Group are:

  • to raise awareness of health and safety risk issues of interest to the profession - in particular acting as a forum for the exchange of information between members  
  • to promote and support more widely initiatives and activities originating in member organisations where engineering benefits the wider community
  • to promote joint action on agreed topics of mutual concern and interest where there are agreed benefits to the wider engineering community

For more information on JIGSR contact Matt Stalker