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IOSH Managing Safely

Course Profile

A basic qualification in safety and health for managers and supervisors in all organisations. The aim of the course is to “ensure that safety requirements are appreciated by people employed as line managers and enable them to review their systems for safety, introduce new controls or implementing changes as appropriate to make their workplace safer”.

Who is this Course aimed at?

IOSH Managing Safely is designed for non-health & safety expert personnel who have to manage risk and resources.

Learning Outcomes

  • Recognise the importance of managing health and safety.
  • Become aware of legal requirements.
  • Understand individual responsibilities.
  • Apply basic management principles and practices to safety and health issues as part of a total management strategy.
  • Set achievable safety and health objectives and plan and implement courses of action.
  • Recognise safety and health hazards present in the workplace.
  • Carry out and record basic assessments of the risks associated with workplace hazards and recommend suitable control measures.
  • Appreciate the differences of active and reactive monitoring.
  • Ensure that adequate information, training and supervision is provided for employees.
  • Human factors in relation to accidents.
  • Investigate accidents or incidents to determine the causes, identify trends and take appropriate actions.
  • Understand the reporting requirements of certain accidents and incidents.
  • Environmental considerations.
Element Topic
Day 1    
  Registration, welcome and introductions ½
  Explanation of syllabus, outline of the examination written paper and practical risk assessment report.  
  Introducing Managing Safely 2
  Human Factors 3
  Assessing Risks 2
Day 2    
  Assessing Risk (cont) 1 ½
  Controlling Risk 1 ½
  Understanding your Responsibilities 4 ½
Day 3    
  Identify Hazards 7 ½
Day 4    
  Investigating Accidents & Incidents 2
  Measuring Performance 1
  Protecting Our Environment 1
  Project 1 ½
  Test 1
  Review 1


On successful completion of a forty five minute test & a workplace practical assessment, the delegate will receive an IOSH accredited certificate.

Suggested Further Training

NEBOSH General Certificate

All courses can be tailored to suit your needs
Prices are dependent on class sizes and requirements. Please contact us (link to Contact us page) to discuss your requirements

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