The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) is the Chartered body for safety and health professionals. IOSH is a UK-based organization offering professional qualifications to raise standards of health and safety in the workplace. IOSH is committed to ensuring that global work practices are safe, healthy, and sustainable. Research from the HSE shows that in the UK alone, workplace injury and illness is costing the economy nearly £15 billion every year. IOSH courses provide insights and practical tools so that individuals and organizations can create safer and healthier working environments. By promoting a safety and health culture in which everyone plays their part, our courses help to reduce sickness absence, improve productivity and bring about other organizational benefits.
Providing an awareness of general workplace health and safety
This IOSH course is an international safety certificate based on best practice and provides an awareness of general workplace hazards and focuses on why health and safety is important to the well-being of the individual worker and those around them. The course is equivalent to a Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment.
Recent statistics have shown that up to 555,000 injuries occur at work every year. The IOSH Working Safely course helps organizations avoid accidental injury by operating safely and healthily.
IOSH Working Safely is an essential course for employees of organizations in any industry sector who need a grounding in health and safety.
IOSH Working Safely covers the essentials of health and safety in the workplace.
The course is divided into four modules:
Assessment depends on how you choose to study. If you study in the classroom the multiple-choice examination and hazard spotting exercise are completed at the end of the course. If you study online, the course and assessment must be completed within five months of registration.
Upon successful completion of the course and assessment, students are awarded a Working Safely certificate from the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH), the world’s largest health and safety membership organisation.
We recognize that everyone is different, which is why we offer a choice of study routes. You can attend a course at our live virtual classrooms, at one of our training centers, or start studying immediately by taking the course online.
The IOSH Managing Safely course provides a superb grounding to anyone who works in any industry, who wants to learn the basics of health and safety. This market-leading health and safety course is tried, tested and trusted.
581,000 working people sustained an injury at work last year according to the Labor Force Survey. Attending this course will help you improve the safety awareness culture in your organization, see your productivity increase and enhance your reputation within your supply chain, embedding safety and health across the whole organization.’
This course is designed for line managers or anyone who requires a broad-based knowledge of health and safety and safe systems of work, in any sector, worldwide.
The assessment is designed to evaluate delegates’ understanding of basic health and safety. The assessment includes a 45-minute written paper consisting of 20 multi-format questions, plus a practical risk assessment project. Successful delegates receive a nationally-recognized IOSH Managing Safely certificate.
IOSH Managing Safely has 8 learning outcomes. By the end of the course, learners will be able to:
Module 1: Introducing Managing Safely
Module 2: Assessing Risk
Module 3: Controlling Risk
Module 4: Understanding Managers Responsibilities
Module 5: Understanding Hazards
Module 6: Investigating Accidents
Module 7: Measuring Performance
Learners must pass two course assessments: