Health and Safety Certificated Courses
The Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (iosh)
IOSH is Europe’s leading body for health and safety professionals. As an independent and not-for-profit organisation, they aim to regulate and steer the health and safety profession, maintaining standards and providing impartial, authoritative guidance on health and safety issues.
These IOSH training courses range from 1 day to the 4-day IOSH Managing Safely qualification, allowing you to receive an accredited and respected/recognised health and safety qualification without the need to take too much time away from the workplace.
In order to ensure the standard of the teaching, only those health and safety training providers who have been accredited by IOSH are allowed to offer IOSH training courses and qualifications.
Our IOSH course tutors are professional health and safety consultants, with many years of experience in the health and safety industry and delivering effective health and safety training.
IOSH Managing Safely 4 day
IOSH Managing Safely is designed for managers and supervisors across all industries and organisations and provides a good overview of the relevant legal obligations, as well as the practical steps they can take to ensure the safety of themselves and others.
- Module 1 – Introduction and Overview
- Module 2 – Risk Assessment
- Module 3 – Risk Control
- Module 4 – Health and Safety Legislation
- Module 5 – Common Hazards
- Module 6 – Investigating Accidents and Incidents
- Module 7 – Measuring Performance
- Module 8 – Environmental Protection
An IOSH Managing safely certificate is awarded to all those who attend the course and successfully complete both the written and practical assessment.
IOSH Working Safely Courses 1 Day
Everyone at work should have an understanding of why they must ‘work safely’ and this course offers exactly that. Working safely introduces a completely new approach to health and safety training and offers all the basics in a high impact interactive package
Who should attend?
Working safely is for people at any level, in any sector, needing a grounding in the essentials of health and safety. Everyone at work should have an understanding of why they must ‘work safely’ – and this course offers exactly that.
Working safely isn’t supposed to turn delegates into safety experts. It focuses on why health and safety is important, and how individuals can make a real difference to the wellbeing of themselves and others through changing their behaviour.
1. Introducing Working Safely
It’s not unusual for delegates coming on an introductory course to think that accidents only happen to ‘other people’. This module stresses the realities of the human suffering behind the statistics and emphasises the importance of personal responsibility.
2. Defining hazard and risk
This module puts ‘hazard’ and ‘risk’ into everyday language, and uses familiar examples to show what can happen. Importantly, it makes it clear that even something that is very simple or repeated over and over again can go wrong, with serious consequences. Focusing on the six broad hazard groups, delegates are asked to think about the hazards and risks they come across in their own work. ‘Risk assessment’ is demystified – delegates learn that we all carry out informal assessments day in, day out
3. Identifying common hazards
All the main issues are covered in this module – entrances and exits, work traffic, fire, chemicals, electricity, physical and verbal abuse, bullying, stress, noise and the working environment, slips, trips and falls, and manual handling. Each area is backed by crystal clear examples and recognisable scenarios, and useful summaries reinforce the key learning points.
4. Improving safety performance
This module deals with systems and processes, making sure that any jargon is explained in easily understood terms. The session bridges the gap between management and workforce, encouraging delegates to play a part in processes that are commonly seen as just down to their manager or supervisor. Other areas – including contract work, inspections, safe systems and permits, protective equipment, signage, emergency procedures, reporting and health checks – are all focused on from the delegate’s point of view.
5. Protecting our environment
A short but effective introduction to waste and pollution leads into a look at how organisations and individual team members can get involved in reducing environmental impacts. Memorable and thought-provoking facts and figures help drive the point’s home.
For delegates who attend the course and successfully complete the written and practical assessments, there is a choice of accreditation, either an IOSH Working Safely certificate or an IOSH passport card.
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