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Study Senior Leaders Health and Safety Awareness Training

Senior Leaders Health and Safety Awareness Training is an interactive course that provides practical advice on effective leadership in health, safety and wellbeing.

The course is particularly important following the introduction of the new sentencing guidelines, which have seen multi-million-pound fines imposed on companies and an increase in the number of directors receiving immediate custodial sentences.

Why study with the British Safety Council

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    We are one of the world’s leading health and safety organisations

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    We provide director level thought leadership on health and safety across India

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    Our tutors are experts in health and safety and are excellent teachers

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    No 'death by PowerPoint' – learning is student-centred and interactive

Why choose this course?

At the end of the course, directors and senior managers will understand their personal liabilities in relation to health and safety, how to reduce risk in the workplace, and the positive impact that good health and safety can have on the bottom line.

Course syllabus

Upon completion of the course, learners will:

  • Understand their personal liability in relation to health, safety and welfare in the workplace
  • Understand the consequences of failing to manage health, safety in the workplace
  • Understand how to reduce risks to people and the business

Learning outcomes

Learners start the course with a scenario-based exercise. Participants play the role of directors of a fictitious organisation where there has been a fatal accident. They discover the consequences of the accident for the organisation and for them as individuals.

Learners are then encouraged to reflect on the quality of the health and safety management systems in their own workplaces and their personal leadership in respect of health and safety. The course includes the latest think around mental health and wellbeing, and how to tackle work-related stress and presenteeism.

By the end of the course those in attendance will:

  • Understand the health and safety requirements placed on organisations and individuals
  • Understand how to reduce risks to people and the business
  • Understand how good health and safety will support the bottom line
  • Assess how well safety, health and wellbeing is being led within their organisation
  • Understand the latest thinking on wellbeing, mental health and stress management
  • Reflect on and identify improvements to their personal leadership in relation to health and safety.

Students finish the course with a personalised action plan to help implement the practices they learn.

Contact us for more information

If you would like more information regarding our Senior Leaders Health and Safety Awareness Training course, please contact us using the details below, or request to be called back by one of our account managers.

How can you study?

In your workplace

We can visit your workplace and deliver this one-day course on a date of your choice. This is an effective way of training a group of directors as it saves on travel costs and allows participants to keep in touch with work.

Although we recommend the full 6.5-hour course, a more intensive 4-hour version can be delivered upon request.