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IOSH Managing Safely 3 days

Description

IOSH Managing Safely is a basic risk management certificate in health and safety. It enables those who manage a team to meet their responsibilities for health and safety in the workplace.
The skills taught on the IOSH Managing Safely course will help to establish a strong knowledge surrounding occupational health and safety. Workplaces need to be carefully controlled and managed to try and reduce the risks surrounding the workforce and the public. You can transfer the skills and knowledge taught on this course with ease and will help any manager or supervisor to contribute and control to a safer working environment.

Who Should Attend?

Those who manage a team to meet their responsibilities for health and safety in the workplace.

Course Content

The IOSH Managing Safely course is made up of the following modules:

1. Introducing Managing Safely

  • Understanding what is meant by “health and safety”
  • The moral, legal and financial reasons to manage health and safety
  • Managers responsibilities and accountability

2. Investigating Accidents and Incidents

  • The difference between accidents and near miss
  • Accident ratios/accident triangles
  • Accident causation theories
  • The reasons for investigating an accident
  • Responding to an accident
  • The investigation process
  • RIDDOR

3. Human factors

  • Organisation factors including safety culture and managers
  • Job factors
  • Individual factors; attitude, personality, abilities, training and development, motivation and perception of risk
  • Human failure
  • Violations
  • Errors

4. Assessing Risk

  • Sensible risk management
  • The risk assessment process
  • Specific cases for risk assessment

5. Controlling Risk

  • The legal framework for Risk Management
  • Hierarchies of control
  • Required levels of control
  • Safety Systems of Work (SSW) and Permits to Work (PTW)
  • Emergency arrangements

6. Understanding Managers Responsibilities

  • Health and safety law; civil, criminal and levels of legal duties
  • Enforcement of health and safety
  • Health and safety management systems; plan, do, check, act

7. Common hazards

  • Access and Egress
  • Aggression, bullying and violence
  • Asbestos
  • Chemical and substances
  • Confined spaces
  • DSE
  • Drugs and alcohol
  • Electricity
  • Fire
  • Housekeeping
  • Lighting
  • Manual handling
  • Noise
  • Radiation
  • Slips, trips and falls
  • Stress
  • Vibration
  • Welfare facilities
  • Work equipment and machinery
  • Workplace transport
  • Workplace temperature
  • Work at height

8. Measuring performance

  • Active and reactive monitoring systems
  • Health and safety auditing

Course Outcomes

On completion of the course, you will be able to:

  • Understand your responsibilities for safety in the workplace
  • Recognise common workplace hazards and implement appropriate control measures
  • Estimate, evaluate and reduce risk by applying a hierarchy of risk control
  • Undertake structured risk assessments and accident investigations
  • Understand the requirements of HSE legislation
  • Recognise different ways to measure and improve health and safety performance.

What You Need

An understanding of spoken and written English.

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Location

Project Health & Safety Services Ltd
Head Office and Training Centre
107 Bothwell Road
Hamilton
ML3 0EN

Telephone: 01698 533 633
E-mail: info@projecthss.co.uk