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IOSH Managing Safely

Health and safety training for responsible managers

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IOSH Managing Safely is the number 1 health and safety course for line managers. Trusted by hundreds of thousands of organisations around the globe, IOSH Managing Safely empowers learners to improve health and safety performance in their workplace. 

IOSH Managing Safely Course Key Facts
Learning Methods Online and In-company
Duration IOSH recommend 16-24 hours of study
Modules 8 modules covering risk, accident investigation and reporting
Assessments 1 x short, multiple-choice online test
1 x practical risk assessment activity

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IOSH Managing Safely Course Overview

IOSH Managing Safely is a market-leading awareness course for Managers, Supervisors and Team Leaders. It gives learners the skills and confidence to tackle everyday health and safety issues and improve performance in their workplace.

The course covers key concepts including health and safety regulation, management systems, ERIC SP, common hazards, and reporting.  

Who is IOSH Managing Safely for?

IOSH Managing Safely is for anyone in a line management or supervisory role who is in charge of ensuring good health and safety within their team and workplace on a day-to-day basis. It's suitable for all organisations worldwide. 

What does IOSH Managing Safely cover? 

The course is split into 8 modules and covers: 

  • Module 1: Introducing Managing Safely 
  • Module 2: Investigating accidents and incidents
  • Module 3: Human factors
  • Module 4: Assessing risk
  • Module 5: Controlling risk
  • Module 6: Understanding manager's responsibilities
  • Module 7: Common hazards
  • Module 8: Measuring performance

Read the full IOSH Managing Safely syllabus here.

How is IOSH Managing Safely assessed?

Learners must complete two assessments to pass the course:

  • A multiple-choice, knowledge-based online test taken at the end of the course.
  • A practical, skill-based risk assessment task submitted within 2 weeks of completing the online test. 

IOSH Managing Safely Study Options

We have a range of IOSH Managing Safely courses to suit your timescale and budget:

  • Online: our market-leading, interactive training. Ideal for individual learners or large groups of staff. 
  • In-company/virtual: tutor-led training delivered virtually or at a location of your choice. Perfect for smaller groups of traditional learners. 

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Why is IOSH Managing Safely so popular? 

IOSH Managing Safely helps create safe and healthy workplaces with the following benefits:

  • Reduced risk and greater productivity with fewer hours lost to sickness and accidents.
  • Improved organisation-wide safety culture and appreciation of safety measures.
  • Active staff involvement to improve health and safety in the workplace.
  • Enhanced reputation with customers and shareholders showing a dedication to the health and safety of workers and the public. 

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IOSH Managing Safely

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Why take the course?

On successful completion of the course, staff will have the knowledge and tools to effectively deal with health and safety issues in their role and the teams they manage. Delegates will receive an internationally recognised and respected certificate.

Are there any entry requirements for taking IOSH Managing Safely?

No, there are no entry requirements

When do you receive the results & IOSH Managing Safely Certificate?

You should receive the results 6 to 8 weeks after the course. Provided you have passed you, you should receive the IOSH Certificate up to 18 weeks after the course.

What is included the price?

  • Training and tutor support
  • Examination fees and the IOSH accredited certificate
  • Comprehensive course materials

How can I improve my career in health & safety after completing IOSH Managing Safely?

In your workplace ensure you put the concepts learnt on the course into practice. Sign up to regular e-news health, safety and environmental bulletins so that you are kept up to date on legislative and topical issues. Plan your next course, the NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety which is an internationally recognised health and safety qualification.

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