IOSH Managing Safely - Searchlight Insurance Training

IOSH Managing Safely

Every manager has responsibilities for health and safety: few know what they are, and how to comply with what the law says.

Managing safely is a course for managers and supervisors in any sector and any organisation. It is designed to give managers all they need to know to help them handle health and safety in their teams.

This flexible IOSH accredited 4 day programme gets you where you need to be. Practical, and step-by-step, it has a jargon-free approach and a sharp focus on business.


Duration: 4 day(s) CII CPD Hours: 24


By the end of this 4 day programme, delegates will be able to:

  • understand the importance of health and safety management and its integration with other management duties
  • provide an understanding to the component parts of a recognised safety management system such as HSG65
  • be able to recognise the importance and role of risk management
  • understand and demonstrate procedure for accident investigation, recording and reporting and recognise and describe methods of basic trend analysis
  • be able to define hazards and risks and describe the legal requirements for risk assessment
  • be able to prepare and use active monitoring techniques


Day 1

Module 1 – Introducing Managing Safely

  1. Why is it important to manage safely?
  2. What is your role in influencing managing safely?

Module 2 – Assessing Risks

  1. What is risk?
  2. What is a risk assessment?
  3. How are risk assessments carried out?

Day 2

Module 3 – Controlling Risks

  1. How do you reduce risk?
  2. How do you decide which risk control to use?

Module 4 – Understanding Responsibilities

  1. What does the law require you to do?
  2. How does the law work?
  3. What are the key parts of a health and safety management system?

Day 3

Module 5 – Understanding Hazards

  1. What are common Hazards?
  2. What can you do about common hazards?

Module 6 – Investigating Incidents

  1. Why investigate incidents?
  2. How do incidents happen?
  3. How do you carry out an incident investigation?

Day 4

Module 7 – Measuring Performance

  1. What is performance measurement about?
  2. How do you measure health and safety performance?
  3. What is auditing?

Module 8 – Protecting Our Environment

  1. What is the impact of industry on the environment?
  2. How can you control pollution and waste?
  3. What are the benefits of improved environmental performance?
  4. What are the main elements of an environmental management system?