What is the Directors’ Role for Health and Safety course?
This one-day course aims to highlight the human, economical and financial implications of non-compliance with health and safety legislation.
Discover how to promote a positive health and safety culture within your organisation.
You’ll be encouraged to explore your legal responsibilities and consider how boardroom decisions impact on the health and safety of your workforce.
Open-forum workshops facilitate stimulating discussion.
Duration: One day
Successful candidates will gain knowledge and skills in:
- Moral and human costs/the implications of decisions made in the boardroom
- The economic implications of an unsafe working environment
- The legal responsibilities with regard to health and safety
- The principles and importance of the risk assessment process
- Appointing competent health and safety assistance and the limitations of such an appointment
- The basic tools of introducing a proactive health and safety culture
The minimum entry requirement is a good understanding of spoken and written English
Assessment and exams.
A combination of classroom-based theory and tutorials. You will be continuously assessed throughout the day and will have to complete a multiple-choice test.
To be able to attend the course, delegates will be expected to have either previously completed the DRHS course, or have a working knowledge of relevant H&S legislation.
For courses from January 2022 you will also be a required to complete a free e-Learning course prior to your start date. All delegates must then submit their certificate prior to starting the course, failure to do so will mean you can’t take the course.