Technical Skills / Safety, Health and Environment

IOSH Safety For Executives and Directors


Course overview

Many cases brought to prosecution by the HSE are directly attributable to failures of leadership to manage health and safety. This course is for senior level management with responsibility for setting the strategy and leading safety in business.

  • Role of Senior Executives and Directors
  • Financial implications of accidents and ill-health
  • UK legislation
  • Court outcomes; prosecutions and punishment
  • The HSG65 model:
    • Plan (policy/risk assessment/emergency planning/consultation)
    • Do (risk profiling/communication/training/the supply chain)
    • Check (measuring performance/accident causation/investigation/auditing)
    • Act (the importance of strong leadership/safety management/continuous improvement)
  • Managing corporate risk; a positive culture
  • Implementing practical systems

Course benefits

Corporate risk is managed, considering the moral and legal case for safety, health and risk management. The implications of failure to comply with legislation, costs to your business/employee wellbeing is assessed and robust health and safety management systems implemented to reduce financial and ethical risk.

Course dates and fees

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Assessment & accreditation

Achievement is through successful completion of a short multi-format assessment at the close of the course.

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