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IOSH Directing Safely - for small and medium sized enterprises

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Course Summary

Course Title: IOSH Directing Safely
Syllabus > IOSH Directing Safely Syllabus
Course Reference: IHS2
Discipline: Health & Safety
Accrediting Organisation: IOSH
Course summary: Senior executives must be made aware that the responsibility for health and safety rests ultimately with them, and not with those who have been appointed to deal with it on a daily basis. This course reflects principles embodied in the Turnbull Report and the Health and Safety Executive’s Guidance (HSG65) Successful Health and Safety Management.
Difficulty: Director and Senior Management Level
Location: Client's preference, nationwide
Upcoming course dates: At client's request
Duration: One day
Fee: Price upon request

IOSH Directing Safely: Course details

Suitable for

This course is intended for people with strategic responsibility for determining and implementing effective health and safety management within an organisation. The term 'small and medium sized enterprises' applies to organisations with fewer than 250 employees.

IOSH Directing Safely: Course objectives

The course aims to ensure that people at the most senior levels appreciate health and safety. The course reflects the principles embodied in:

  • The Health and Safety Executive's guidance. 'Successful Health and Safety Management' (HSG65)
  • The Turnbull report ('Internal controls: Guidance for Directors on the Combined Code')
  • The DETR/HEC's 'Revitalising Health and Safety' strategy statement

Exam Format

An IOSH Directing Safely certificate is awarded to all those who attend the course and successfully complete the written and practical assessments.


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