IOSH Managing Safely Course Overview 

Safety management is an in-demand skill in any type of environment and industry. This intensive 3-day Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) Managing Safely BCS accredited course will prove the qualifications to enable this. This course will cover the materials covered in ‘IOSH Working Safely’ as well as materials related to safety management. 

Learning Outcomes 

  • Understanding of key health and safety legislation 
  • Ability to identify workplace hazards and assess risks 
  • Skills in incident investigation and reporting 
  • Competence in implementing and maintaining safety management systems 

Prerequisites of the IOSH Managing Safely Course 

There are no specific prerequisites for attending this IOSH Managing Safely Course.  

Who should attend this IOSH Managing Safely Course?   

  • Health and Safety Officers 
  • Human Resources Professionals 
  • Facilities Managers 
  • Operations Managers 
  • Project Managers 
  • Risk Managers 
  • Safety Consultants 
  • Compliance Officers 

Course Structure      

This 3-day course will be divided into a two-part structure: 

  • In the first 2 days, we will cover the essential materials needed to understand Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) 
  • The last day will cover the essential materials needed to take the IOSH Managing Safely exam 

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IOSH Managing Safely Course Outline 

Module 1: Introducing Managing Safely 

  • Key Reasons – Moral, Legal, and Financial 
  • Manager Responsibility and Accountability for Safety and Health in the Workplace 

Module 2: Assessing Risks 

  • Definitions of the Terms 
  • Hazard 
  • Hazardous Event 
  • Risk 
  • Risk Assessment 
  • Likelihood 
  • Consequence 
  • Risk Assessment Process and Risk Rating Systems 
  • Benefits of Carrying Out Risk Assessment 

Module 3: Controlling Risks 

  • Definition of Reasonably Practicable 
  • How to Evaluate Risk Using a Risk Matrix and How to Control those Risks? 
  • How to Reduce Risk by Applying the Hierarchy of Risk Control? 
  • How Implementing Risk Controls can have an impact on the Likelihood of an Incident, the Consequences of an Incident, or Both? 
  • Definition of Residual Risk 

Module 4: Understanding Responsibilities 

  • Overview of What the Law Requires 
  • What is Reasonably Foreseeable? 
  • Three Knowledge Tests - Common, Industry, and Expert Knowledge 
  • Difference Between Criminal Law and Civil Law 
  • Possible Outcomes of Not Working within the Law 
  • Where to Find Help and Guidance for Working within the Law? 
  • Key Parts and the Elements of Each Part of a Health and Safety Management System 
  • Why Leadership is an Essential Part of a Health and Safety Management System? 
  • Essential Principles for Good Safety and Health Performance 

Module 5: Understanding Hazards 

  • 6 Main Hazard Categories and How Hazards Can Fall into More than One Group Mechanical 
  • Physical 
  • Chemical 
  • Environmental 
  • Biological 
  • Organisational 
  • Hazards in the Workplace, their Effects and Symptoms, and How to Manage Them? 

Module 6: Investigating Incidents 

  • Definition of Incident, Accident, and Near Miss 
  • Reasons to Investigate Incidents 
  • Benefits of Incident Investigation 
  • Definition of Immediate, Underlying, and Root 
  • Actions to be Taken Following an Incident 
  • Incident Reporting 
  • Stages of a Structured Approach to Incident Investigation 

Module 7: Measuring Performance 

  • Types of Information Performance Indicators 
  • Characteristics of Good Key Performance Indicators 
  • Differences Between Proactive and Reactive Performance Indicators 
  • What is Meant by Auditing? 
  • Two Types of Auditing: Internal and External 
  • Types of Evidence Used in an Audit 

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What ‘s Included

World-Class Training Sessions From Experienced Instructors

IOSH Managing Safely Assessment

IOSH Managing Safely Certificate


IOSH Managing Safely Assessment

Ways to take this course

Classroom Training

Face-to-face sessions led by expert instructors, fostering interactive learning experiences and collaboration among delegates.

Online Instructor-Led Training

Live virtual classes led by experienced trainers, offering real-time interaction and guidance for optimal learning outcomes.

Online Self-Paced Training

Flexible learning at your own pace, with access to comprehensive course materials and resources available anytime, anywhere.

On-Site Training

Customised courses delivered at your location, tailored to your specific needs and scheduling preferences.

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Delivery Methods

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22nd January 2024


24th January 2024

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What do i get for £2525

  • 80 hours course
  • Immediate Access for 90 days
  • Mock exams
  • Exams included, taken online
  • Certificates on completion
  • Case studies
  • Exercise files
  • Personal performance tool
  • 24/7 Support
  • Suits a busy Lifestyle & Independent Learners
  • Train in the comfort of your home
  • Interactive course
  • Compatible on mobile, tablet and desktop
  • Scenario based learning
  • Bookmarking ability
  • Note taking facilities

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is IOSH Managing Safely?

IOSH Managing Safely is a course designed to provide Managers and Supervisors with essential knowledge and skills to manage health and safety in the workplace. 

How long is the course?

The IOSH Managing Safely Course is a 3-day course. 

Is there a prerequisite for attending the course?

No prior health and safety qualifications or experience are required to attend the IOSH Managing Safely Course. 

What topics are covered in the course?

Topics taught in this course include hazard identification, risk assessment, incident investigation, legal requirements, and safety management systems. 

Can the course be delivered online?

Yes, the IOSH Managing Safely Course can be accessed in various learning modes including online instructor-led training, self-paced training, on-site training, and classroom courses. 

Is the course internationally recognised?

Yes, the IOSH Managing Safely Certification is recognised globally as evidence of competency in health and safety management. 

How is the effectiveness of the course assessed?

The effectiveness of the course is assessed through the IOSH Managing Safely exam, which evaluates participants' understanding of key concepts and their ability to apply them in practical situations. 

What support is available after completing the course?

Many training providers offer post-course support, including access to resources, guidance on implementing safety management systems, and ongoing professional development opportunities. 

Can IOSH Managing Safely Certification lead to career advancement?

Yes, the IOSH Managing Safely Certification can enhance career prospects for managers and supervisors by demonstrating their commitment to health and safety management. 

Can the course be customised for specific industries?

Yes, the course can be altered depending on your organisation or industry's requirements. 

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