Safety

Directing Safely

Introduction
IOSH Directing Safety aims to provide directors/ owners of small and medium-sizez enterprises with an understanding of the moral, legal and business cases for health and safety management, and to give guidance on effective risk management.

Course contents

  • The importance of strategic health and safety management and its interaction with other business systems.
  • Directors’ and employers’ statutory duties accident causes and their prevention.
  • Consequences of failing to manage health and safety effectively.
  • The effect of human factors on health and safety.
  • Importance of consultation and communication with employees on health and safety issues.
  • Performance monitoring and continual improvement.

Method of study

  • Classroom – 1 day
  • Publications – study texts
  • In-company – courses delivered worldwide

Assessment
The assessments comprise a multiple-choice and short-answer exam and a short project

Managing Safely

Introduction
IOSH managing safely is designed for manager across all industries and organizations and provides a good overview for their moral and legal obligations in relation to health and safety management, as well as the practical steps they can take to ensure the safety of themselves and other.

Course Contents

  • Introduction to managing safely
  • Risk assessment
  • Risk control
  • Understanding your responsibilities
  • Identifying hazards
  • Investigating accident and incidents
  • Measuring performance
  • Protecting our environment

Method of study

  • Classroom – 4 days
  • E-Learning – 40 hours of study
  • Publications – study texts
  • In-company – courses delivered worldwide

Assessment
The assessments comprise a multiple-choice and short-answer exam and a short project.

Supervising Safely

Introduction
IOSH Supervising safely is designed for anyone with a supervisory function who need the knowledge to comply with health and safety responsibilities associated with their role.

Course Contents

  • The importance of training and supervision in good health and safety
  • Working with managers and directors to create a sage working environment
  • Safety policy and risk assessment
  • Workplace safety inspection
  • Monitoring safety standards
  • Accidents, incidents and near-misses
  • Coordinating contractors and how to identity levels of competency
  • Awareness of environmental issues

Method of study

  • Classroom – 3 days
  • Publications – study texts
  • In-company – courses delivered worldwide

Assessment
The assessments comprise a multiple-choice and short-answer exam and a short project.

Work Safely

Introduction
IOSH working safely is aimed at all employees and is designed to improve the safety culture within an organization. It focuses on how individual actions contribute to health and safety in the workplace.

Course Contents

  • Introduction to working safely
  • Defining hazards and risk
  • Identifying common hazards
  • Improving safety performance
  • Protecting our environment

Method of study

  • Classroom – 1 days
  • E-Learning – 10 hours of study
  • Publications – study texts
  • In-company – courses delivered worldwide

Assessment
The assessments comprise a multiple-choice and short-answer exam and a short project.