IOSH Safety for Senior Executives

Course Content

  • Health and safety as a main line management function, emanating from the top and descending through the management layers.
  • Current legislation – Health and Safety at Work etc Act, Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations and other relevant legislation.
  • Penalties for offences relating to health and safety legislation covering case studies, corporate bodies (directors, secretaries etc) and corporate manslaughter.
  • The financial implications of accidents and ill-health caused by working conditions.
  • Types of documentation, policies and procedures required for legal compliance.
  • The importance of appointing competent personnel to advise on health and safety.
  • Basic principles of risk assessment.
  • Root causes of accidents.
  • Review of policies and strategies and where necessary introduce changes to make their organisation operate more safely.
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