IOSH: Managing Safely

Course Title:

IOSH Managing Safely

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Certificated by IOSH



This course is designed as an introduction to health and safety in the workplace for managers. It focuses on training the manager to apply sound management principles to safety and health issues as part of a total management strategy.

Suitable for

Supervisors and managers who are required to manage health and safety issues as part of their general responsibilities.

Course objectives

  • By the end of the training, delegates will be able to:
  • Apply basic management and practices to safety and health issues as part of a total management strategy.
  • Understand why incidents and accidents occur and know how to undertake a suitable investigation.
  • Understand the basic principles of risk assessment, developing control strategies and evaluating performance.
  • Take account of health and safety aspects during strategic planning, decision-making and effective supply chain management.
  • Be familiar with the employer’s, managers’ and the employees’ legal and moral responsibilities for health and safety.
  • Have the capacity to communicate effectively on health and safety matters.
  • Recognise the hazards within the workplace and the type of action which may be needed to control and manage them.

Course content

  • The legal framework for workplace health and safety.
  • General approach to health and safety management, using the HSG65 management model.
  • Understanding why incidents involving injury or damage occur.
  • Behavioural factors affecting health and safety.
  • Communication skills for health and safety.
  • Commonly-occurring hazards, such as chemical hazards, slips, trips and falls.
  • Machinery safety.
  • Manual handling and mechanical handling.
  • Electrical safety.

Exam Format

One hour examination paper, comprising multiple-choice questions and a workplace risk assessment project undertaken at the delegate’s own workplace.




At the client’s premises or an agreed off-site location (subject to agreed costs)

Course dates:

Please phone 01375 673279 for dates. In-house courses: Date, time and venue specified by you.


4/5 Days (Industry Specific)


Price upon request. Maximum of 8 delegates

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