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The Jamaica Occupational Health & Safety Professionals Association (JOHSPA) was founded to advance Occupational Health and Safety in Jamaica for socioeconomic development and improving the well-being of employees, families, employers and the general public.

Our membership includes persons from a wide variety of professions, not just OHS professionals. Among our current membership are employment lawyers, Human Resource personnel, doctors, nurses, public health inspectors, lecturers, managers and university students. The common factor is our passion for and interest in Occupational Health and Safety.

To the right is everything you need to know about becoming a JOHSPA member.

FAQs About Membership

Membership in JOHSPA is open to professionals who are actively working in the field of Occupational Health and Workplace Safety in their organisations, or who have an interest in these areas, or are pursuing studies in these fields. Students enjoy a discount on the annual membership fee.

The fee for becoming a member of JOHSPA is JA$3,000. For students, the fee is JA$1,000. The fee covers membership for one calendar year (January 1 to December 31).

  • Cutting-edge educational seminars
  • Being kept abreast of developments and best practices in Occupational Health and Safety in Jamaica, as well as regionally and internationally
  • Opportunity to make a contribution in shaping policy and guidelines through advocacy
  • Opportunities for capacity building and networking with other professionals in your field
  • Attend JOHSPA conferences and seminars at a discounted rate and hear from keynote speakers in the industry
  • Professional development, internship and job opportunities for students through professional association
  • Opportunity for presenting a topic or suggesting topics or speakers for JOHSPA conference/seminars
  • Become a member
  • Encourage your colleagues to join to ensure a vibrant and dynamic association
  • Attend our Annual General Meetings and educational seminars
  • Join a sub-committee, e.g. Public Relations, Membership, Fundraising
  • Follow us on Social Media, including Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter
  • Look out for our public education and public engagement activities, including appearances on television and radio, and in the newspaper.

To sign up for JOHSPA membership, you’ll need to fill out our membership form, affix your signature and return it to us, along with your membership fee.

Take the next step in your professional and personal advancement!

Take the next step in your professional and personal advancement! Join JOHSPA today!