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IOSH Managing Safely Syllabus

iosh logo for web1. Introducing Managing Safely

    Why is it important to manage safely?
    What are your responsibilities as a manager?
2. Investigating Accidents and Incidents Safely
    How do accidents and incidents happen?
    How do you carry out an investigation?
    Why investigate accidents and incidents?

3. Human Factors
    What are human factors?
    How does human failure contribute to the cause of accidents?
4. Assessing Risk
    What is risk?
    What is a risk assessment?
    How are risk assessments carried out?

5. Controlling Risk
    How do you reduce risk?
    How do you decide which risk control to use?
6. Understanding Managers Responsibilities
    What does the law require managers to do?
    How does the law work?
    What are the key parts of a health and safety management system?

7. Common Hazards
    What are common hazards?
    What can you do about common hazards?

8. Measuring Performance
    What’s performance measurement about?
    How do you measure health and safety performance?
    What is auditing?

9. Protecting the Environment
    What is the impact of industry on the environment?
    How can you control pollution and waste?
    What are the main elements of an environmental management system?