All senior managers who have not already attended the IOSH Safety for Senior Executive’s training to attend the one day Safety for Executives and Directors course. This training to be extended to those Heads of Service who have not previously attended the IOSH Safety for Senior Executives or the one day corporate/ASC management principles course that is delivered in-house by the Health and Safety Team.
This course should enable executives to review policy and strategies and, where necessary, introduce changes to enhance the safety culture within their organisation.
This course is intended for people with strategic responsibility for determining and implementing effective health and safety management within an organisation.
The course will be presented in a highly interactive style with open discussions and reference to developments in criminal and civil law with group and syndicate case studies available for use to help build on the core course contents.
On successful completion of this course the delegate will receive an IOSH accredited certificate.
After successfully completing the course the delegate will be better able to:
Describe the legal, moral and financial role of Operational Directors, owners of small businesses and Senior Executives, including their responsibilities, liabilities and accountabilities, both personal and organisational
Explain the importance of safety and health at top-management level and how integrating those objectives into other business management objectives can help to minimise risk, reduce losses and make better use of time and resources
Illustrate how to plan the direction for safety and health through developing and implementing a safety and health policy, and integrating it into business systems
Explain the value of an adequately resourced and efficient safety and health and management system, the value and benefits of training at all levels, and when to access competent advice
Outline the benefits of good safety and health management systems, the consequences of failure to manage effectively, and how to ensure internal controls are working.