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IOSH Managing Safety- Health and Safety Roles for Managers and Supervisors

 Classroom Course

Who the course is aimed at
Managers and supervisors in all types of organisations who want to manage safely and effectively in compliance with both their organisation's policy and best practice in Health and Safety.

This course will help people who implement policy appreciate what is required. It will give participants the tools to introduce new controls or implement changes as appropriate to ensure health and safety in the workplace

Learning Objectives
On successful completion of the Course participants will be able to:

  • Explain the component parts of a recognised safety management system such as that detailed in OHSAS 18001 and BS 8800,
  • Be capable of Identifying the techniques required to produce an adequate record of an incident and demonstrate the procedure for an accident investigation
  • Describe statutory requirements for reporting and procedures for checking for non-reporting
  • Describe the hierarchy of controls
  • Describe methods for basic trend and analysis for reactive monitoring data –
  • Define ‘hazard and ‘risk’ and describe the legal requirements for risk assessment -
  • Demonstrate a practical understanding of a quantitative risk assessment technique
  • Identify hazards in the workplace and how to control them
  • Understand the techniques of carrying out a Health and Safety Audit.
  • Prepare and use active monitoring checklists and implement schedules for active monitoring, recording results and analysing records
  • Outline relevant health and safety legislation, Codes of Practice, HSA guidance notes and other information sources.

Course Outline

  • Introducing Managing safely
  • Assessing risks
  • Controlling risks
  • Understanding your responsibilities
  • Identifying hazards
  • Investigating accidents and incidents
  • Measuring performance
  • Protecting our environment

Course duration:4 Days

On successful completion of the course, delegates will receive an IOSH accredited certificate. It is and internationally recognised and respected certificate.

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