IOSH Managing Safely E-learning

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What is Managing Safely?

Managing Safely® is an internationally recognised and respected qualification accredited by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH).

The IOSH Managing Safely® course provides a comprehensive understanding of the general health and safety issues that affect all types of organisations and teaches crucial skills such as, how to manage risks.

This version of the course is a self-directed e-learning course. You work through the online modules one by one until you are ready to take your assessments. All study methods for this course provide the same qualification.

Who is IOSH Managing Safely for?

This course is ideal for any manager, supervisor, or team leader looking to understand their responsibilities and manage health and safety in their workplace.

The course has been designed to be suitable for anyone, in any job, anywhere in the world, and focuses on essential risk management skills that every good leader should have.

It provides a solid foundation of knowledge and skills for further study into health and safety.

Not sure if this course is for you?

We have a 14-day free trial available. No card details are necessary and there are no automatic payments, just a taster of the course content and platform.

Course Content:

Our E-learning platform divides the course up into 7 individual modules that you can complete at your own pace. The content of the modules is designed to be interesting and memorable, with real-life examples along the way, and mini-assessments to confirm your understanding.

  • Module 1 – Introducing managing safely
  • Module 2 – Assessing risks
  • Module 3 – Controlling risks
  • Module 4 – Understanding your responsibilities
  • Module 5 – Identifying hazards
  • Module 6 – Investigating incidents
  • Module 7 – Measuring performance

Learning Objectives

– Understand why health and safety is important
– Effectively assess, reduce and control risk in the workplace
– Identify hazards and risks, their potential impact and how to manage them
– Describe the principles that underpin good health and safety performance
– Understand the characteristics of an effective health and safety management system

Why choose ACT?

ACT have been delivering IOSH Managing Safely training since 1991 and we have been delivering e-learning training for over 15 years. We have helped thousands of students to complete this training course and our course is quality assured by IOSH’s quality standards.

  • 24/7 Access to course materials
  • Tutor support
  • Technical Support
  • IOSH Approved Qualification
  • Study at your own pace
  • Multi-licence discounts
  • Manager accounts to track progress
  • Try before you buy with a free trial

IOSH Managing Safely® E-learning Duration

The time it will take to complete this e-learning is dependent on the amount of time that you can dedicate to your study. It typically takes around 22 hours of study to complete, and as such is valid for 22 hours of Continued Professional Development (CPD).

Each e-learning licence lasts for 6 months from the date of activation, which gives you plenty of time to complete the course.


The assessment for this course is split into two parts – a multiple-choice examination and a practical workplace risk assessment.

The multiple-choice assessment is completed fully online, and your practical workplace risk assessment will be carried out in your workplace and then uploaded to our e-learning platform to be marked.

Our IOSH E-Learning Platform

OTTIS, our e-learning platform, is user-friendly and approachable, while still retaining all of the vital information that is required to complete this qualification.

You can access our e-learning platform at any time and anywhere with an internet connection, so you can organise your studying to suit your schedule.

When you log on you can resume from where you left off, and our built-in progress tracker makes it easy to see how close you are to your goal.

The course is split into seven separate modules, each with its own set of learning outcomes and resources. Each module also includes case studies, videos, and interactive exercises to test your understanding.
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Free Trial

Click here to sign up for a free, no-obligation trial for this course. No card details, no automatic payments and no mailing list sign-up. Just a 14-day taster so you can try our platform and see if this course is for you.

ACT have been providing IOSH training since 1991, and in this time we have helped thousands of students through IOSH Managing Safely® E-Learning. Regardless of your health and safety experience, the organisation that you work for, or your job role, you can benefit from what an IOSH Managing Safely® course has to offer.

Managers Accounts

Looking to provide this training to your team, department or even whole company? Contact our team to find out more about a manager’s account.
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  • Bulk purchase discounts
  • Easily measure staff progress
  • Set up your own learners when required

Managers accounts are a great way to provide recognised and robust training without the need for organising training courses, accommodation or travel, and ensure everyone’s trained to the same high standard.

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