course enquiry course enquiry IOSH is Europe's leading body for health and safety professionals. As an independent and not-for-profit organization, its aim is to regulate and steer the profession, maintaining standards and providing impartial, authoritative guidance on health and safety issues.

The IOSH Managing Safely Certificate course is the UK's most popular and accessible course for anyone who needs health and safety training. It is generally taught over four days, which can be delivered over a number of weeks on a day-release basis, or in a four-day block. Candidates are formally assessed by means of an examination at the end of the course and a practical workplace-based assessment.

Benefits to your organisation:

  • Nationally recognised and certificated training for managers and supervisors
  • Peace of mind offered by training designed and quality controlled by IOSH
  • Covers health and safety and environment
  • Provides your managers and supervisors with the skills and knowledge to manage safety effectively

Venue: courses can be delivered on site or at selected venues.

Candidates who successfully complete the course should be able to:

  • Recognise the ethical, legal and financial context of the IOSH Managing Safely Course
  • Apply basic management principles and practices to safety and health issues as part of a total management strategy.
  • Set achievable safety and health objectives and plan and implement courses of action to achieve those objectives.
  • Recognise safety and health hazards present in the workplace.
  • Carry out and record basic assessments of the risks associated with workplace hazards, and recommend suitable control measures.
  • Take account of risks arising from ergonomic factors.
  • Ensure that adequate information, training and supervision are provided for employees.
  • Investigate an accident or incident involving injury or damage to determine the causes and take appropriate actions.

Understanding of the course material is evaluated by means of a 45-minute written assessment paper consisting of 20 multi-format questions and a practical assessment.

Successful candidates will receive the IOSH Managing Safely Certificate.