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IOSH Managing Safely

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Course Summary

Course Title: IOSH Managing Safely
Syllabus > IOSH Managing Safely Syllabus
Course Reference: IHS3
Discipline: Health & Safety
Accrediting Organisation: IOSH
Course summary: 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.
Difficulty: Intermediate
Location: Client's preference, nationwide
Upcoming course dates: At client's request
Duration: 4 or 5 days (depending on whether managers in a particular industry want additional focus on industry-specific hazards).
Fee: Price upon request

IOSH Managing Safely: Course details

Introduction

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.

IOSH Managing Safely: 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.

Exam Format

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

IOSH Managing Safely: 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.

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