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IOSH Safety for Executives and Directors Training for your Staff

Discover the value of holistic health and safety management

IOSH logo websiteIOSH Safety for Executives and Directors is an IOSH approved certificate designed to help companies incorporate health and safety into their business operations and improve their top-level management of health and safety issues. 

It's aimed at CEOs, Directors and Senior Management operating at a strategic level, giving them a full understanding of their health and safety responsibilities.

IOSH Safety for Executives and Directors Course Key Facts
Units/Modules 5 Modules
Assessments Personal Commitment Action Plan
Duration 1 Day

Benefits of IOSH Safety for Executives and Directors

  • Business continuity and reduced costs with health and safety integrated into other business processes.
  • Improved safety culture led by top-level management, creating a safety-conscious workforce.
  • Enhanced reputation amongst customers and shareholders showing a dedication to the safety and health of workers and the public. 

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Course overview

IOSH Safety for Executives and Directors gives learners an understanding of the benefits of health and safety at top-management level, and how integrating those objectives into other business mangement systems and procedures can help minimise risk, reduce losses and improve efficency. 

Based on guidance from the Institute of Directors (IoD) and the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), the course covers the responsibilities and accountabilities of top-level management under the plan-do-check-act health and safety mangement system specific legislation - including:

  • The Health and Safety at Work Act
  • Company Directors Disqualification Act, and
  • Corporate Manslaughter and Homicide Act 

Who is IOSH Safety for Executives and Directors for? 

  • Companies in all industry sectors who are looking to improve their safety culture through top-level leadership. 
  • Those who have overall operational or strategic accountability for their company and are responsible for implementing effective health and safety management across the business, including: directors, CEO's, owners of SME's and executive directors of larger organisations. 

What's covered in IOSH Safety for Executives and Directors?

The course is split into 5 modules based around the plan-do-check-act management system. It covers:

  • Module 1: The moral, legal and financial case for health and safety
  • Module 2: Plan – planning for health and safety
  • Module 3: Do – implementing health and safety
  • Module 4: Check – monitoring health and safety performance
  • Module 5: Act – improving health and safety performance

Read the full IOSH Safety for Executives and Directors syllabus. 

How is IOSH Safety for Executives and Directors assessed?

Learners must create an action plan consisting of three actions they personally commit to taking into the workplace, and are appropriate to their level of responsibility.

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How we train your staff

Experienced tutors 

Our team of Consultants has experience across a range of industry sectors and specialist topic areas, and we'll match the best consultant to suit your industry, company and staff to deliver your training. 

Our consultants use a mix of learning methods to make sure staff can apply key concepts to their job, including problem solving, group discussions and activities using real life scenarios.

Tailored course materials

All of our course materials are developed by our team of learning designers and subject matter experts, so we know they're always up-to-date with the latest regulatory, industry and syllabus changes. 

Our team can tailored the course content to include your own company procedures, processes, work based scenarios and branding. 

Ongoing account management

Your personal account manager will oversee your training and work closely with you to make sure everything runs smoothly. They'll manage practical elements such as the dates, time, location and travel, making sure we meet all your training objectives.

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