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IOSH Managing Safely

Course Length IOSH Accredited

Four days

Course Overview

This course is accredited by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) and is designed to give delegates the knowledge and tools to tackle the health and safety issues they are responsible for. It covers the general areas of:

  • Managing safely concept
  • Assessing risks
  • Controlling risks
  • Understanding responsibilities
  • Identifying hazards
  • Investigating accidents and incidents
  • Measuring performance
  • Protecting the environment

This course is accredited by the Institution of Occupational Safety & Health, the world's biggest professional health and safety organisation. For more information about IOSH see

Who Should Attend

This course is suitable for managers and supervisors in any sector and anyone who is responsible for management of risk and resources in the workplace.

Course Content

The following topics are covered:

  • Introduction to health and safety legislation
  • Risk assessment
  • Safe systems of work
  • Manual handling
  • Display screen equipment
  • Safety management systems
  • Provision and use of work equipment
  • Personal protective equipment
  • First aid in the workplace and RIDDOR
  • Workplace health, safety and welfare
  • Electricity
  • Fire protection
  • Noise
  • Contractors
  • Occupational health
  • Accident causation and prevention
  • Communicating the safety message

Assessment 1 - multi-format question paper containing multi-choice and short answer questions, completed at the end of the fourth day

Assessment 2 - project assessment usually completed back in delegates workplace and returned for marking within two weeks