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Course Guide - IOSH Managing Safely

An introduction on how to lead this course.


Please organise your travel to arrive at the course venue by 08:30 hours to register your attendance.
The course will start promptly at 08:45 hours and is scheduled to finish at 17:00 hours.

please note: timings are subject to change at the discretion of the course tutor.

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of the course candidates should be able to:

  • Identify their responsibilities for health and safety.
  • Explain the reasons for preventing workplace accidents and occupational ill health.
  • Define ‘hazard’, ‘risk’ and ‘risk assessment’.
  • Identify common hazards including those associated with entrances and exits, work traffic, fire, chemicals, electricity, physical and verbal abuse, bullying, stress, noise, housekeeping and the working environment, slips, trips and falls, working at height, computers and manual handling.
  • Carry out a risk assessment.
  • Identify the best techniques to control key risks.
  • Identify the demands on the law and how the legal system works.
  • Describe a health and safety management system.
  • Identify why and how accidents should be investigated.
  • Outline the basic performance indicators for monitoring activities.
  • Outline the requirements for the control of waste and pollution.​

Assessment Information

Candidates must pass an end of course assessment and workplace practical risk assessment project.
Candidates who successfully complete the course and the assessments will be awarded a certificate from the Institution of Occupational Health and Safety (IOSH).


We very much wish you success on your course. If you have any queries or feedback please feel free to speak with your course tutor or contact our customer service team at [email protected] or call us on +44 (0)20 8741 1231.