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IOSH - Safety for Executives and Directors course syllabus.

Course Description

Is the Safety for Executives and Directors course accredited by an official body?

Yes, this course is Accredited and certified by  :  Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH). This means that all training providers advertising their courses on this site must be an approved centre.
In most cases the awarding body (IOSH) will audit the centre to ensure the correct standard of teaching. Visit IOSH web site

What is the IOSH - Safety for Executives and Directors course?

Category: Health-and-Safety

Level: Intermediate

Upon completion of the course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the legal, moral and financial role of operational directors, owners of small businesses and senior executives.
  • Integrate top-level safety management into wider business objectives to help minimise risk, reduce losses and make better use of time and resources.
  • Develop and implement a safety and health policy.
  • Recognise the benefits of good safety and health management systems, the consequences of failing to manage effectively, and how to ensure internal controls are working.
  • Appreciate the positive impact and improvement that an organisation’s leaders can have on its performance through their attitude and support for improving its safety culture.
  • Monitor and review performance for continual improvement in safety and health management.

How much is a Safety for Executives and Directors course?

As a broker we have a large number of Training Providers who advertise their courses with us. The lowest price we have is £295.00 and the highest price is £298.00

These prices may include Classroom, e-Learning, Distance Learning and In-House (On-Site) options.

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Who is the IOSH - Safety for Executives and Directors course designed for?

The Safety for Executives and Directors course helps Directors and Senior Managers plan their organisational strategic objectives for health and safety risk management. It provides an understanding of the moral, legal and business case for proactive risk management and its integration into holistic business management systems.

What subjects does the IOSH - Safety for Executives and Directors course cover?

Module 1 – The moral, legal and financial case

  • The moral, financial and reputational drivers of health and safety.
  • Legal requirements including the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974, the Company Directors Disqualification Act 1986 and the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007.
  • The costs of failure to the business and its reputation.

Module 2 – Plan

  • Legal requirements of a health and safey policy
  • Key elements of an effective health and safety policy and when it should be updated. 
  • Directors reponsibilities and resourcing.

Module 3 – Do 

  • Identifying and managing organisational risks.
  • Emergency planning and the consequence of any emergencies that has been assessed.
  • Consultation and worker engagement.
  • The effect of communication by top management.
  • The importance of providing high-quality training, and benefits of accessing and following professional advice.
  • Developing standards for procuring goods and services to minimise risks.
  • Managing contractors.

Module 4 – Check 

  • Methods of auditing and monitoring.
  • Proactive and reactive data.
  • Where to obtain information on external changes that may have an impact on the organisation.

Module 5 – Act

  • Reviewing the effectiveness of a policy, identifying any shortcomings and addressing weaknesses.
  • How to implement strong and visible leadership, and active commitment from top management.
  • Organisational commitment to good corporate social responsibility.
  • The requirements for good corporate governance and annual reporting.
  • The importance of continuous improvement in line with organisational priorities Assessing learners.

How is the IOSH - Safety for Executives and Directors course assessed?

The IOSH Safety for Executives and Directors course is assessed by a short multi-format exam (consisting of a variety of formats such as true/false, multiple-choice and matching). Successful delegates are awarded an IOSH certificate.

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