IOSH Safety for Executives & Directors
A 1 day programme designed to brief directors and corporate policy makers in essential health and safety issues which affect business today. The course objective is to enable executives 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
- PLAN – Planning for Health and Safety
- DO – Implementing Health and Safety
- CHECK – Monitoring Health and Safety Performance
- ACT – Improving Health and Safety Performance
This course is for delegates who would usually be employed in a director or other similar executive role. They may therefore be owners of small to medium sized enterprises or executive/non-executive directors of larger organisations with governance structures. They could also be the head/executive board of a school/college, trustees of charities or elected members of council.
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.