IOSH Directing Safely
Health & Safety Courses – IOSH Directing Safely
The IOSH Directing Safely course is a one day course aimed to raise awareness of health and safety legislation. The course provides a moral, legal and business case for proactive health and safety management. IOSH Directing safely also aims to ensure that senior management are aware of their responsibilities with regards to the day to day running of the business.
The Institution of Occupational Health & Safety (IOSH) is the world’s largest professional health and safety membership scheme. In addition it aims to regulate the profession of health & safety providers by setting standards. As well as connecting members to resources, and providing support, guidance and training.
Key topics of IOSH Directing Safely include:.
- An Introduction to Directing Safely.
- Planning, checking and acting upon Health and Safety.
- The Legal Framework.
- Risk Assessment.
- Health and Safety Management.
- The Causes of Accidents.
- Requirements and Potential Penalties.
- Financial Implications.
The course will also include elements of health and safety in which you delegate to employees such as:.
- Hazard Identification.
- The importance of selecting an Appointed Person.
- Investigation of Incidents and Accidents.
- Measuring Health and Safety Performance.
The course is highly interactive an contains a range of different elements. You will also learn through a mixture of group discussions, case studies, scenarios and classroom theory work.
To complete the course successfully you must complete a final exam. Furthermore the exam consists of a multiple choice final exam.
IOSH Directing Safely is intended for executive managers and directors. All Directors have a responsibility for their employees health and safety in the workplace and therefore should attend.
It is also important that your employees are competent in health and safety. If you allow your managers to attend the IOSH Managing Safely you can then assure that they also have the relevant knowledge of health and safety. Another option for your employees is the IOSH Working Safely course; which can be used as an induction into occupational health & safety.
3B Training provide the Directing safely course in our Manchester, Liverpool and Bolton venues. We can also provide the training at your venue.
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