IOSH Safety for Executives & Directors

  • IOSH

This course follows a 1 day programme which has been designed to brief directors and corporate policy makers on the essential health and safety issues that affect organisations of all shapes and sizes today. The course objective is to enable those in senior leadership roles such as executives and directors to contribute to the review of policy, strategies, and where necessary, introduce changes to make their organisation operate more safely.

IOSH Safety for Executives and Directors covers a range of topics including:

  • The moral, legal and financial case for good health and safety practice at work
  • PLAN – Planning for the management of Health and Safety
  • DO – Implementing Health and Safety measures and communication
  • CHECK – Monitoring Health and Safety Performance
  • ACT – Improving Health and Safety Performance
Study Time
1 day
Available Learning Routes
Classroom Course, In-House

This course is designed for those that are typically employed in a director or senior executive role. Typically this would mean those with operational or strategic accountability for example, owners of small to medium sized organisations, or senior members of governance structures within larger organisations.

There are no health and safety qualification requirements for this course.

If you would like to find out more about this course, or whether it is suitable to you/your organisation, please contact our course advisors:

01384 447915

By the end of the course successful delegates will be able to:

  • Describe the legal, moral and financial role of directors, owners and other senior management including their responsibilities, liabilities and accountability, on both personal and organisational levels.
  • Understand the importance of health and safety at top levels, and how leadership can integrate health and safety objectives into other business objectives.
  • Develop and implement a health and safety policy, then integrate it into the business.
  • Explain the value of well-resourced and efficient health and safety management systems.
  • Understand the values of well trained staff at all levels of the business.
  • Understand the importance of reviewing health and safety policies and management systems, to continually improve them.
  • Value the importance of setting performance targets and indicators to monitor and review.

In order to achieve a pass in this course delegates must attend the full day of training and complete the end-of-course personal commitment assessment.
The delegate will write up three actions that they will commit to taking in the future. These actions will be designed to improve health and safety performance on an individual level, and indirectly enhance the performance of the organisation as a whole.


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