IOSH

IOSH Working Safely course is aimed at all employees and is designed to improve the safety culture within an organization

Get an Appointment

Overview

IOSH COURSE

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.

  • Qualification: IOSH Working Safely Version 5.0
  • Duration: 1 Day
  • Training Mode: Online & Offline
  • Board: IOSH
  • Language: English
  • Level: Basic / Level 2

IOSH Courses

IOSH Working Safely

What is the IOSH Managing Safely course?

Providing an awareness of general workplace health and safety

What is the IOSH Working Safely course?

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.

Why take the IOSH Working Safely course?

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.

Who can study the IOSH Working Safely course?

IOSH Working Safely is an essential course for employees of organizations in any industry sector who need a grounding in health and safety.

What does the IOSH Working Safely course cover?

IOSH Working Safely covers the essentials of health and safety in the workplace.
The course is divided into four modules:

  • Introducing working safely
  • Defining hazard and risk
  • Identifying common hazards
  • Improving safety performance

How is the IOSH Working Safely course assessed?

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.

Where can I study the IOSH Working Safely course?

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.

IOSH Managing Safely

What is the IOSH Managing Safely course?

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.

Why take the IOSH Managing Safely course?

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.’

UPON COMPLETION OF THE COURSE, LEARNERS WILL:

  • Gain greater productivity as less hours will be lost to sickness and accidents
  • Improve their organisation’s safety awareness culture and appreciation of safety measures
  • Get staff actively involved to improve the workplace
  • Receive a certificate which is internationally recognised, and will enhance your organisation’s reputation within the supply chain

YOUR ORGANISATION WILL ALSO BENEFIT FROM:

  • Peace of mind from training that’s designed and quality-controlled by IOSH professionals
  • Flexibility – the program can be delivered flexibly so that it suits your business
  • Efficient and effective learning – health, safety, and environmental basics are covered in a single course
  • Globally recognized, respected, and certificated training for your managers and supervisors

Who is the IOSH Managing Safely course for?

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.

How is the IOSH Managing Safely course assessed?

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.

What does the IOSH Managing Safely course cover?

  • Assessing risks
  • Controlling risks
  • Understanding responsibilities
  • Understanding hazards
  • Investigating incidents
  • Measuring performance

Book Your Slot now

  • IOSH Managing Safely has 8 learning outcomes. By the end of the course, learners will be able to:

    1. Describe the key reasons to manage safety and health in the workplace.
    2. Define the key terms relating to safety and health.
    3. Identify how the law can have an impact on safety and health in the workplace.
    4. Describe how to assess, reduce and control risk in the workplace.
    5. Identify workplace hazards and risks, their impact and how to manage them.
    6. Identify how to evaluate and respond to an incident.
    7. List the benefits and characteristics of an effective health and safety management system.
    8. Describe the principles that underpin good safety and health performance.

Module 1: Introducing Managing Safely

  • The three key moral, legal and financial reasons for managing safely
  • Manager responsibility and accountability for safety and health in the workplace

Module 2: Assessing Risk

  • Definitions of the terms ‘hazard’, ‘hazardous event’ and ‘risk’
  • Definition of the term ‘risk assessment’
  • Definition of the terms ‘likelihood’ and ‘consequence’
  • Risk assessment process and risk rating systems
  • The benefits of carrying out a risk assessment

Module 3: Controlling Risk

  • Definition of the term ‘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 impact the likelihood of an incident, consequence of an incident, organization, or both factors
  • Definition of the term ‘residual risk’

Module 4: Understanding Managers Responsibilities

  • An overview of what the law requires an organization to do to protect the safety and health of workers and other persons under its control
  • Definition of the term ‘reasonably foreseeable’
  • The three knowledge tests to help determine ‘reasonably foreseeable’ risks: common, industry, and expert knowledge
  • The difference between criminal law and civil law about safety and health
  • The possible outcomes of not working within the law
  • Where to find help and guidance for working within the law
  • The key parts, and the elements of each part, of a health and safety management system
  • The key benefits of introducing a health and safety management system
  • Why leadership is an essential part of a health and safety management system

Module 5: Understanding Hazards

  • The six main hazard categories and how hazards can fall into more than one group:
  • Common hazards in the workplace, their effects, and how to manage them:  Hazards covered are:
    • aggression and violence, asbestos, bullying, chemicals, computer, workstations, confined spaces, drugs and alcohol, electricity, fire, getting in and out, heights, housekeeping, lighting, manual handling, noise, plant and machinery, radiation, slips, and trips, stress, temperature, vehicles and transport, vibration, any other relevant hazards

Module 6: Investigating Accidents

  • Definition of the terms ‘incident’, ‘accident’ and ‘near misses
  • Reasons to investigate incidents
  • The benefits of incident investigation
  • Definition of the terms ‘immediate’, ‘underlying’ and ‘root’ causes in relation about incidents
  • The actions to be taken following an incident
  • Incident reporting
  • The stages of a structured approach to incident investigation

Module 7: Measuring Performance

  • The three essential principles for good safety and health performance
  • What types of information performance indicators can give to help improve safety and health in the workplace
  • The characteristics of good key performance indicators
  • The differences between ‘proactive’ and ‘reactive’ performance indicators
  • What is meant by ‘auditing’
  • The two types of auditing: internal and external
  • Types of evidence used in an audit

Learners must pass two course assessments:

  • An online knowledge and comprehension test taken at the end of the course. Learners will have 45 minutes to answer 30 questions in a variety of formats, including multiple choice, true/false and open questions.
  • A practical application of learning submitted within 2 weeks of finishing the course. Learners must carry out a risk assessment to identify hazards within their workplace and describe the actions needed to control them.