IOSH Managing Safely

Understand your responsibilities as a manager

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This course ensures that safety requirements are appreciated by people employed as line managers, and to enable them to review their own departmental systems for safety, introducing new controls or implementing changes as appropriate to ensure safety in the workplace.

This course is designed for Managers and Supervisors in any sector and any organisation who are required to manage risk and resources within their organisation.

Course content

This course covers, in detail, the core responsibilities of anyone tasked with managing workplace health and safety. Those responsibilities are covered in seven distinct units of study:

  • Unit 1 – Introducing managing safely
  • Unit 2 – Assessing risks
  • Unit 3 – Controlling risks
  • Unit 4 – Understanding responsibilities
  • Unit 5 – Understanding hazards
  • Unit 6 – Investigating incidents

Upon completion of the course, delegates will be able to:

  • Describe the key reasons to manage health and safety in the workplace
  • Define the key terms relating to health and safety
  • Identify how the law can have an impact on health and safety in the workplace
  • Describe how to assess, reduce and control risk in the workplace
  • Identify workplace hazards and risks, assess their impact and how to manage them
  • Identify how to evaluate and respond to an incident
  • List the characteristics and benefits of an effective health and safety management system
  • Describe the principles that underpin good health and safety performance.

Assessment and certification

There is a (45 minute) multiple choice test consisting of 25 questions at the end of the course, together with a workplace health and safety risk assessment assignment which must be completed within 2 weeks of doing the test, in order to pass.

Successful delegates are awarded an IOSH Managing safely certificate.