With 136 UK based Universities and Research Institutions, together with Further Education colleges, European and International Universities, currently as members, USHA is the leading health and safety association within the Higher Education sector in the UK.

There are over 4000 safety practitioners working within the higher education sector together with academic and research staff with safety management or teaching responsibility. Membership is for Institutions, Further Education Colleges and affiliated organisations.


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The standard membership period is from 1st August to 31st July. Fees are reviewed at the AGM held in April during the annual Spring Conference.


Student Unions

Staff and safety advisers working within student unions will be included as part of the university institutional membership.

Check to see if your institution is already a current member.


USHA Code of conduct




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