Forum members are CEOs, Managing Directors or other leaders who run businesses in New Zealand. Members share a commitment to building their own health and safety leadership capability and driving better safety performance through their own business and beyond. Becoming a member involves three things:

  • 1

    Make the commitment

    Agree to sign our pledge

  • 2

    Invest in the Forum

    Pay a membership fee

  • 3

    Demonstrate leadership

    Get involved in Forum activities

Become a member

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The Forum Pledge

Forum members sign a pledge to take personal responsibility for health and safety, and commit to becoming more effective safety leaders. Leaders who join the Forum are sent a copy of the pledge to sign and display in their organisation. This copy is counter-signed by the Minister of Workplace Relations and Safety.

Take responsibility for leading an organisation that enables people to thrive.

Lead the organisation to support a culture where health, safety and wellbeing are an outcome of the way the work is designed and done.

Stay as connected as I can to how work gets done in my organisation.
Commit to learning from our successes and failures, to improve our health, safety and wellbeing outcomes.

Involve our workers and contractors in designing work that allows people to thrive, and to fail safely.

Hold ourselves accountable before our peers, by sharing our health, safety and wellbeing outcomes.

Inspire our people, contractors, supply chain and customers to create healthy, safe and thriving workplaces.
Use its members' combined skill, experience and resources to influence and advocate for thriving workplaces and thriving people in New Zealand.

Connect and support members and New Zealand workplaces to learn from each other's successes and failures to improve the health, safety and wellbeing outcomes for all New Zealanders.

Develop resources and tools to enhance world-class health and safety leadership of members and New Zealand leaders.

Membership Fee

Members support and invest in the Forum by paying an annual membership fee. The fee is graduated to recognise the variable sizes of Forum member organisations. Members select the category where they meet at least two of the three criteria – annual turnover, asset value and employee numbers.


  Revenue of less than $50m

  Total assets under $20m

  Fewer than 200 employees

Annual fee (excl GST):

  Revenue of between $50m and $135m

  Total assets between $20m and $50m

  Between 200 and 500 employees

Annual fee (excl GST):

  Revenue of between $135m and $350m

  Total assets between $50m and $250m

  Between 500 and 1,000 employees

Annual fee (excl GST):

  Revenue of between $350m and $690m

  Total assets of between $250m and $500m

  Between 1,000 and 5,000 employees

Annual fee (excl GST):

  Revenue over $690m

  Total assets over $500m

  5,000+ employees

Annual fee (excl GST):