To update your previous understanding of the importance of managing safely, your responsibilities and accountabilities, assessing and controlling risks, health and safety management systems and
why accidents need to be investigated within their workplaces. To apply the management processes (systems) to ensure safety and health is embedded within the organisation’s culture.
Benefits to Your Business
- Ensures your health and safety knowledge remains appropriate and up to date.
- Greater productivity as fewer hours are lost due to sickness and accidents
- Improved company-wide safety awareness culture and appreciation for safety measures
- Active staff involvement to improve the workplace
- Nationally recognised and respected certification for managers and supervisors
- Enhanced reputation within the supply chain
Module 1 – Thinking back
- Explain why it is important to manage safely
Module 2 – Refreshing your knowledge
- Identify the steps of risk assessment in the correct order
- Demonstrate the ability to reduce risk by applying the ‘hierarchy of risk control’
- Identify what should be considered to reduce risk ‘so far as is reasonably practicable’
- Define what is meant by ‘reasonable foreseeability’
- Categorise specific common workplace hazards into groups
- Explain reasons to investigate incidents
- Identify key factors which influence an organisation’s effect on the environment
- List the key benefits of introducing a health and safety management system
Module 3 – Building on what you know
- Explain why top level management is a key requirement of a health and safety management system
- Identify the duty holder’s responsibilities and accountabilities in the workplace
- Identify, under criminal law, who has a legal duty under HASAWA to manage safety and health risks
- Identify, under civil law, the three factors required for a claim against negligence to be successful
- Describe what needs to be considered for an incident investigation plan
- Define the term ‘risk profiling’
- Identify the factors to be considered when undertaking a suitable and sufficient risk assessment (describe the key factors when determining risk management priorities)
- Describe reasons for measuring performance
- List the factors that must be considered when communicating with the workforce
- Explain the potential consequences of failing to effectively manage the safety and health of the workforce
- Describe the information that needs to be communicated with the workforce
Module 4 – Putting managing safely into practice
- Demonstrate the ability to evaluate and review monitoring information
- Explain why monitoring and reporting are important parts of auditing an organisation
- Identify where to find and gather information to support monitoring and auditing within the organisation
Module 5 – Applying the management System
- Outline the key elements in a health and safety management system
- Describe how to plan for, and control, changes within the organisation that may alter or increase the risk
- Recognise hazards in the workplace
Method of Assessment:
- You will be assessed on the learning objectives by a question paper that draws on your knowledge and comprehension of the subject matter.
- You will have to complete an assessment under examination conditions, which consists of 20 questions in a variety of formats that must be completed within 30 minutes.
- Each paper has a maximum of 32 marks with the minimum pass mark being 20.
This course is designed for individuals with responsibility for the management of people, risk and resources who have successfully completed the full four day IOSH Managing Safely course within the previous three years - your certificate number will be required as evidence.
Duration and Attendance
Carnegie Conference Centre, Halbeath Road, Dunfermline KY11 8DY