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IOSH Managing Safely ®

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IOSH Managing Safely

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3 days


8.30am - 4.30pm each day


£450 (+VAT) per person

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FAQs about IOSH Managing Safely Course

The IOSH Managing Safely course is IOSH's flagship mid-management level course. It is globally considered the number one amongst all health and safety training courses for line managers in any work sector.

It is ideal for employees who need to manage health and safety effectively in compliance with internal policy and industry best practices.

This IOSH training course has been the choice for institutions in the UK, Ireland and beyond for over 25 years. Employers consistently opt for this respected course to upskill their line managers. Employers opt for it due to its proven ability to equip employees with the confidence and competence to apply trusted health and safety management techniques to the workplace.

IOSH and their training providers remark on this course's impact on a business's health and safety culture. This impact is due to the course's ability to equip delegates with the know-how to change safety perceptions and behaviours among colleagues.

The content is highly interactive and engaging. It incorporates a practical exercise where the delegate must prepare a risk assessment based on a workplace of choice.

The course contains the following content:

  • Introduction to health and safety management
  • Monitoring health and safety performance
  • Risk assessment and risk control
  • Health and safety legislation
  • Common workplace hazards & appropriate control measures
  • Active and reactive monitoring
  • Health and safety management systems
  • Implementation of industry standards and best practice

The IOSH Managing Safely training course is assessed by a 45-question, multi-format assessment paper. This assessment will verify the knowledge and skills gained by the delegate. Furthermore, the learner will have two weeks to complete a practical assessment. This activity will involve them carrying out a workplace risk assessment, which can positively contribute to the employer's health and safety management system.

The IOSH Managing Safely health and safety training course can be delivered in two ways: It can take place in the classroom or online via Zoom, WebEx or Microsoft Teams.

Employers can also choose delivery over three days or six half days, depending on delivery preference. Health Matters also have an IOSH Managing Safely e-learning course available for immediate enrolment. Employees can complete this highly interactive, visually stunning e-learning course in as little as 15 hours.

The IOSH Managing Safely course is appropriate for managers and supervisors from all work sectors worldwide. As the course is an introductory level health and safety management course, delegates will not become instant experts on completion. However, delegates will better understand the key actions they must take to bring about positive health and safety performance improvements. IOSH Managing Safely training emphasises the importance of health and safety becoming an integral part of daily management and business operations.

This training is often popular with health and safety professionals and practitioners for their deputies or shop floor representatives. The course can equip such individuals with a level of competence to identify, report on and implement health and safety controls, aiding higher level health and safety practitioners.

eLearning and via live virtual classroom courses ensure this valuable training course is available to everyone irrespective of workload, work commitments, location or time zone.

Health Matters also offer the IOSH Managing Safely refresher course applicable to those who have previously completed the first-time course.

Health and safety legislation places an obligation on employers to ensure that employees receive adequate information, instruction, training, and supervision. The IOSH Managing Safely goes some way to ensure employers meet this requirement. In addition, those who undertake it should have an enhanced level of health and safety expertise. This outcome may enable them to offer support, guidance, and supervision to lesser trained or less experienced employees.

This course provides individuals with the tools to improve the safety culture in their organisations. The outcome of individuals applying these tools in the workplace can be tangible benefits such as increased productivity. This increase in productivity is likely due to less downtime associated with sickness and accidents. There can also be an enhanced internal and external reputation. Finally, employees can be happier, healthier, and safer, resulting in fewer accidents, incidences, and adverse events within the workplace.