IOSH Safety for Executives and Directors

£216 per delegate. This may be less for special offers on specific course dates and in-company training courses

Duration: 1 day

Trainer: Y004EK

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IOSH Safety for Senior Executives

The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health is the UK’s leading professional body. 


This one day presentation is designed to provide senior managers with anm understanding of the legal requirements of health and safety at work together with an awareness of the economic and humanitarian consequences of failure. The presentation focuses on the importance of a clearly defined and well monitored local policy and the role of the senior manager in its implementation.


At the end of the presentation each participant should be able to:

- Explain the financial implications of accidents and ill-health in the working environment
- Identify the essential requirements for the successful management of health and safety
- Explain the criminal and civil liabilities of the company including fines and other penalties
- Outline personal responsibilities and accountabilities for policy on health and safety
- Identify appropriate measures for securing compliance with relevant legal requirements and company policy
- Apply the principles of risk management to business operations
- Accept that management of safety falls within the scope of risk to be included within the scope of corporate governance
- Allocate responsibilities and resources for control of risk
- Identify the need for training in safety and risk management within their organisation
- State the role of the executive in developing and sustaining the safety culture within an organisation
- State the role of the Safety Practitioner and other specialists in safety related posts

Programme Content: 
- A rationale for accident prevention
- Legal, moral and economic consequences of accidents
- Accident prevention principles and safety management systems
- Corporate Liability
- Civil liability arising from negligence
- Corporate duties for health and safety at work
- Criminal liability arising from non-compliance
- Specific requirements for risk assessment
- Personal Liability
- Limits of employee liability
- Personal liability of directors and senior managers
- Case histories: delegation, disqualification and penalties
- Enforcement
- Powers of the HSE and the courts
- Enforcement strategy
- Managing Health and Safety
- Steps to successful management of health and safety
- Risk Assessment and Risk Control
- Measuring and Monitoring
- IOSH Assessment 

Directors and senior executive managers who wish to receive the award of Safety for Senior Executives will be required to take a 30 minute examination at the end of the course. The examination will be a multi-choice question paper covering the content of the day’s programme. A pass mark of 70% must be attained to qualify for the award. This course is only appropriate for people holding a senior position in the company such as owners, directors and executives.
Telephone Hotline 01933 233884

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Location Region Start Date Days Price ex. VAT    
Bromsgrove Midlands Thu 15 Aug 24

Single day duration, date as indicated.

Southam Midlands, South Central England Tue 19 Nov 24

Single day duration, date as indicated.

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