IOSH Managing Safely Course

This IOSH course is ideal for getting managers up-to-speed on the skills they need to tackle safety and health issues in the workplace.

IOSH Managing Safely training course

The IOSH Managing Safely is a four day course for managers and supervisors in any sector and any organisation. The content is valid for directors, senior officers and health and safety officers in all low risk organisations. We deliver the course either on-site or as an open/public course.

This is a practical programme, full of step-by-step guidance, with a sharp business focus. The hands on, jargon-free IOSH format engages and inspires, and has helped a huge range of businesses to raise standards of safety and health.

Course Content

The course content covers the following:

  • Assessing risks
  • Controlling risks
  • Understanding responsibilities
  • Understanding hazards
  • Investigating incidents
  • Measuring performance
  • Protecting our environment

1. Introducing Managing safely
Some managers may see health and safety as an add-on to their role – even an intrusion. The first module makes it clear that managers are accountable for their teams, and makes a persuasive case for managing safely.

2. Assessing risks
This module defines and demystifies ‘risk’ and ‘risk assessment’. Risk assessments and a simple scoring system are introduced, and delegates carry out a series of assessments.

3. Controlling risks
Here the session tackles cutting risks down, concentrating on the best techniques to control key risks, and how to choose the right method.

4. Understanding your responsibilities
This module looks at the demands of the law and how the legal system works, and introduces a health and safety management system.

5. Identifying hazards
All the main issues any operation has to deal with are covered in this module – entrances and exits, work traffic, fire, chemicals, electricity, physical and verbal abuse, bullying, stress, noise, housekeeping and the working environment, slips, trips and falls, working at height, computers and manual handling.

6. Investigating accidents and incidents
The session starts with why accidents should be investigated, and goes on to cover why things go wrong, and how to carry out an investigation when they do.

7. Measuring performance
This module explains how checking performance can help to improve health and safety. Delegates learn how to develop basic performance indicators, and get to grips with auditing and proactive and reactive measuring.

8. Protecting our environment
A short but effective introduction to waste and pollution leads into a look at how organisations and individual managers can get involved in cutting down environmental impacts.

Each delegate will be issued with an IOSH workbook.

Our health and safety consultants have are highly experienced in both health and safety and delivering effective training.

For more details about this course call 0845 6399 673 or email enquiries. To view dates for our open training courses, visit the Upcoming courses page

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Key benefits:

  • Delivered by experienced Health & Safety Consultants & Trainers
  • IOSH accredited course
  • Price includes tuition, assessment fees, course materials, lunch and refreshments
  • Engaging and interactive training
  • Step-by-step guidance with a sharp business focus

Course suitable for:

  • Managers & Supervisors
  • Health & Safety Managers

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The course will conclude with a 25 question, multiple format assessment paper and a risk assessment based project.

Successful completion of the course will result in the awarded of an IOSH Managing safely certificate.  In line with our ISO14001 environmental targets, training certificates will be submitted in electronic format. Hard copies of the certificate can be provided at an additional cost.


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