IOSH Safety for Executives & Directors

IOSH Safety for Executives & Directors

Training summary

The IOSH Safety for Executives & Directors course provides an understanding of the moral, legal and business case for proactive safety, health and risk management, strategic safety and health management and its integration into holistic business management systems and procedures.

This course is suitable for those who have overall operational or strategic accountability for an organisation, responsible for determining and implementing effective safety and health management and monitoring its success. It is ideal for those employed in a Director’s role; owners of small- to medium-sized enterprises or Executive/non-Executive Directors of larger organisations with governance structures.

Programme and Course Topics

IOSH Safety for Executives & Directors includes 6 modules: The moral, financial and legal case, Plan, Do, Check, Act and Leading Health & Safety at Work (HSG417).

Course topics

  • Board and Senior Management accountabilities.
  • Corporate Manslaughter and personal liabilities.
  • Benefits of having a good safety culture and an effective risk management system.
  • Top level indicators of health and safety performance.
  • Key actions for the board, directors and senior managers.

Course details:

  • One day IOSH course
  • Location: Old School House, L36 0UX
  • Cost: £295 + VAT
  • Price includes IOSH fees/course book = £50


Every participant who has completed the course should take the end-of-course assessment. This consists of a personal commitment (action plan) relating to the learning on the course, in which the participant writes up to three actions that they commit to taking.

Commitments should be appropriate for the level of responsibility the participant has in their organisation.

The assessment must be the participant’s own work but can be supported by trainer coaching.

Candidates who successfully complete the IOSH Safety for Executives and Directors course will receive an IOSH accredited certificate.


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