The Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria has been accredited as a professional body, an official Gazette of the Federal Republic of Nigeria No. 62, Vol. 101 by an Act of Parliament on May 19, 2014.
The objectives of the newly accredited Institute are to:
- Organize and provide professional training on safety management
- Set standards of practice and determine the knowledge and skills to be acquired by persons seeking to register and practice as safety professionals and to improve on such standards from time to time in collaboration with relevant government agencies
- Do all such things as may be necessary to promote the advancement of safety profession in both the public and private sectors of the economy.