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IOSH Safety for Senior Executives

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Course Summary

Course Title: IOSH Safety for Senior Executives
Course Reference: IHS12
Discipline: Health & Safety
Accrediting Organisation: IOSH
Course summary: Senior executives must be made aware that the responsibility for health and safety rests ultimately with them, and not with those who have been appointed to deal with it on a daily basis. This course reflects principles embodied in the Turnbull Report and the Health and Safety Executive’s Guidance (HSG65) Successful Health and Safety Management.
Difficulty: For Senior Managers
Location: Client's preference, nationwide
Upcoming course dates: At client's request
Duration: 1 day
Fee: Price upon request

IOSH Safety for Senior Executives: Course details

Introduction

Senior executives must be made aware that the responsibility for health and safety rests ultimately with them, and not with those who have been appointed to deal with it on a daily basis. This course reflects principles embodied in the Turnbull Report and the Health and Safety Executive’s Guidance (HSG65) Successful Health and Safety Management.

Suitable for

Senior managers with strategic responsibility for determining and implementing effective health and safety management in an organisation with 250 or more staff.

IOSH Safety for Senior Executives: Course objectives

By the end of the training, delegates will be able to:

  • Appreciate that health and safety should be managed from the top layers of management.
  • Understand the health and safety role and responsibilities
    of senior executives.
  • Recognise the importance of integrating health and safety objectives with other business objectives.
  • Take account of health and safety aspects during strategic planning, decision-making and effective supply chain management.
  • Be aware of the consequences of failing to manage health and safety.
  • Understand the principles of a management system with the benefits of continual improvement and annual reporting.
  • Understand the requirements of current legislation with the potential consequences of non-compliance upon their organisation and themselves.

Exam Format

Multi-choice examination paper, lasting 30 minutes and a brief assessment lasting no more than 30 minutes.

IOSH Safety for Senior Executives: Course content

  • The legal framework for health and safety, and responsibilities for senior executives.
  • Legal, moral and financial issues.
  • Current thinking/changes in health and safety management: Revitalising health and safety strategy, corporate governance, Turnbull Report.
  • Outline of legal systems for criminal and civil liability.
  • Powers of inspectors and enforcement.
  • Take account of health and safety aspects during strategic planning, decision-making and effective supply chain management.
  • Accidents at work: the cost of accidents, accident reporting requirements, accident prevention techniques.
  • Health and safety management and management systems: HSG65, moving quality management and safety management towards an integrated system.
  • Safety management techniques / strategies.

 

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