Managing Safely

Managing Safely


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 ensure safety in the workplace.

Who Should Attend?

Managers and supervisors in any sector and any organisation who is required to manage risk and resources within their organisation.

Course Duration: 4 Days

Learning Objectives

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

  • Explain ‘working safely’
  • Explain the component parts of a recognised safety management systems
  • Identify the data and techniques required to produce an adequate record of an incident
  • 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 data
  • Define ‘hazard’ and ‘risk’, and
  • Describe the legal requirements for risk assessment
  • Demonstrate a practical understanding of a quantitative risk assessment techniques
  • Data required for records
  • Describe workplace precaution hierarchies
  • Prepare and use active monitoring checklists and
  • Implement schedules for active monitoring,
  • Recording results and analysing records
  • Outline the main provisions of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974
  • Outline relevant health and safety legislation, codes of practice, guidance notes
  • Programme

  • Module 1 – Introduction and Overview
  • Module 2 – Risk Assessment
  • Module 3 – Risk Control
  • Module 4 – Health and Safety Legislation
  • Module 5 – Common Hazards
  • Module 6 – Investigating Accidents and Incidents
  • Module 7 – Measuring Performance
  • Module 8 – Environmental ProtectionCertification
  • Examination

    Understanding of the course material is evaluated by means of a 45-minute written assessment paper consisting of 20 multi-format questions and a practical assessment.


    For delegates who attend the course and successfully complete the written and practical assessments, there is a choice of accreditation, either an IOSH Managing Safely certificate or an IOSH passport card.


    This course is delivered specifically for your employees. It can be delivered at our training venues, or on your premises.


    Each course costs £425 + VAT. There is then an extra charge of £33 + VAT per person to cover certificate and workbook.

    Please contact us if you would like to book an IOSH Managing Safely course.