IOSH - Directing Safely


The purpose of this programme is to ensure that top level decision-makers develop an appreciation of the moral, financial and legal issues relating to workplace health and safety throughout the management process.

What you will learn

On successful completion of the course delegates should be able to:

  • Explain the root causes of accidents
  • Understand the charges of manslaughter and corporate killing
  • Appreciate the reasons for promoting Health & Safety in the workplace
  • Explain the role of directors in Health & Safety management
  • Understand the basic principles in the Revitalising Health & Safety strategy
  • Understand the main sections of the Health & Safety at Work etc Act 1974, particularly relating to employers, managers, manufacturers, suppliers, designers and importers
  • Appreciate the principles of strategic management and planning
  • Understand the principles and application of safety management systems
  • Explain the concept of continual improvement with regard to health & safety
  • Understand the principles governing the use of workplace precautions, including relevant legislation, the environment and competence issues
  • Appreciate the need for health & safety training
  • Describe the role of safety professionals within the organisation
  • Understand what is meant by active monitoring
  • Identify means of active monitoring
  • Appreciate the importance of identifying key objectives
  • Recognise performance indicators
  • Understand the process of change.

Further information

Cosensa Learning and Development
Cosensa Learning and Development
1 Day
£345 (ex VAT)
Scheduled dates
Course type:
Aberdeen, Belfast, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness, Leeds, Liverpool, London, Manchester, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Stirling

Contact Information

Cosensa Learning and Development

Adelaide House
1 Falcon Road
BT12 6SJ