IOSH Managing Safely

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The course is designed for those required to manage safely and effectively in compliance with both their organisation's policy and best practice in health and safety.

Who Should Attend
The course target audience are people in an organisation who have to manage risk and resources. The courses aim is to provide these people with the competencies they require.

To ensure that safety requirements are appreciated by people employed as line managers and to enable them to review their own departmental systems for safety, introducing new controls or implementing changes as appropriate to make the department work more safely.

On successful completion of the course delegates should be able to:

  • Explain "working safely" - explain the component parts of a recognised safety management system such as HSG65 or BS 18004:2008 and appreciate the role of risk assessment within the system

  • Compare safety management systems with other management systems and describe how to integrate systems successfully if appropriate

  • Identify the data and techniques required to produce an adequate record of an incident and demonstrate the procedure for an accident investigation, recognising the human factors involved

  • Describe statutory requirements for reporting and procedures for checking for non-reporting

  • Describe methods of basic trend and analysis for reactive monitoring techniques

  • Define hazards and demonstrate a practical understanding of a quantitative risk technique and the data required for records

  • Identify workplace precaution hierarchies and the criteria for types of workplace precautions and controls

  • Explain the purposes and techniques of a health and safety audit and prepare and use active monitoring checklists and implement schedules for active monitoring, recording and analysing records

  • Outline the main provisions of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 and the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999

  • Describe procedures and techniques used in management reviews

  • Outline relevant health and safety legislation, codes or practice, guidance notes and information sources such as the Health and Safety Executive and distinguish specific hazards both generally and from an organisations perspective

In order for an IOSH "Managing Safely" certificate to be issued, the delegate should successfully complete the Institutions approved assessment procedure.

Number of Delegates: Suitable for up to 15 delegates
Course Duration: 4 days

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