IOSH Managing Safely Course

The IOSH Managing Safely course is the industry standard for health and safety management training for managers, supervisors and team leaders.

This course helps you understand all aspects of the health and safety requirements needed to implement an effective health and safety policy within an organisation.

Both nationally and internationally recognised, candidates who successfully complete the IOSH Managing Safely course are awarded the IOSH Managing Safely Certificate.

Candidates can access the course through a web browser on a desktop or laptop PC.

Training is at your own pace, and each trainee is assigned a dedicated log-in. The course includes online modules and a practical project submitted at the end of the course.

Course aims and outcomes

The aim of this course is to provide delegates with the skills, techniques and knowledge to manage their health and safety responsibilities safely and effectively.

It includes practical examples and techniques that can be employed in the day-to-day management of an organisation, as well as a robust understanding of UK health and safety legislation.

Who should take an IOSH Managing Safely course?

This course is ideal for managers who need to review their departmental safety systems, introduce new controls or implement changes to ensure health and safety in the workplace.

It is suitable for people new to health and safety as part of a management training programme, as well as experienced managers who are looking to keep up-to-date with the latest health and safety legislation.

You do not need any previous or specialist knowledge, and it is suitable for all types of organisation.

Course Content

The course comprises the following modules:

  1. Course administration
  2. Introduction to managing safely and general principles of management
  3. Assessing risks
  4. Controlling risks
  5. Understanding your responsibilities
  6. Identifying hazards
  7. Investigating accidents and incidents
  8. Measuring performance
  9. Protecting our environment
  10. Assessment and practical project

Each stage of the IOSH Managing Safely course includes detailed examples, interactive tools and exercises, and comprehensive tests to check understanding and chart progress.

Course duration

The course can take up to 24 hours to complete over a three month period, but most people complete it in less time.

Benefits of this course

The benefits of the IOSH Managing Safely course include:

  • Ensuring managers and organisations are compliant with health and safety legislation.
  • Supporting employees at work by improving their wellbeing and morale.
  • Reducing sick days and workplace injury risks.
  • Developing management skills and expertise as part of management training and development.
  • Promoting a positive health and safety culture.

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Additional information

IOSH Managing Safely Guide (PDF) Download Pdf

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Technical Requirements

Please read our eLearning Technical Specification for information about the technical requirements of our courses.