//IOSH Managing Safely Training Course

IOSH Managing Safely Training Course



Brighton based IOSH Healthy & Safety training course

TSS Facilities are proud to be offering an official and accredited IOSH Managing Safely Course. Our course dates are spread across three weeks to help you minimise the impact on your work.



Course Duration

3 Days (27th Sept 2018, 04 October 2018, 11th October 2018)

Unit 1 - Introducing Managing Safely

• The three-key moral, legal and financial reasons for managing safely
• Managers’ responsibility and accountability for safety and health in the workplace

Unit 2 - Assessing risks

• Definitions of the terms ‘hazard’, ‘hazardous event’ and ‘risk’
• Definition of the term ‘risk assessment’
• Definition of the terms ‘likelihood’ and ‘consequence’
• Risk assessment process and risk rating systems
• The benefits of carrying out risk assessment

Unit 3 - Controlling Risks

• Definition of the term ‘reasonably practicable’
• How to evaluate risk using a risk matrix and how to control those risks
• How to reduce risk by applying the ‘hierarchy of risk control’
• How implementing risk controls can impact the likelihood of an incident, consequence of an incident or both factors
• Definition of the term ‘residual risk’

understanding Responsabilities

• An overview of what the law requires an organisation to do to protect the safety and health of workers and other persons under its control
• Definition of the term ‘reasonably foreseeable’
• The three knowledge tests to help determine ‘reasonably foreseeable’ risks: common, industry and expert knowledge
• The difference between criminal law and civil law in relation to safety and health
• The possible outcomes of not working within the law
• Where to find help and guidance for working within the law
• The key parts, and the elements of each part, of a health and safety management system
• The key benefits of introducing a health and safety management system
• Why leadership is an essential part of a health and safety management system

Unit 5 - Understanding Hazards

The six main hazard categories and how hazards can fall into more than one group:
• mechanical, physical, chemical, environmental, biological, organisational,

Common hazards in the workplace, their effects and symptoms and how to manage them, including:
• aggression and violence, asbestos, bullying, chemicals, computer workstation, confined spaces, drugs and alcohol, electricity, fire, getting in and out, heights, housekeeping, lighting, manual handling, noise, plant and machinery, radiation, slips and trips, stress, temperature, vehicles and transport, vibration and any other relevant hazards.

Unit 6 - Investigating Incidents

• Definition of the terms ‘incident’, ‘accident’ and ‘near miss’
• Reasons to investigate incidents
• The benefits of incident investigation
• Definition of the terms ‘immediate’, ‘underlying’ and ‘root’ causes in relation to incidents
• The actions to be taken following an incident
• Incident reporting
• The stages of a structured approach to incident investigation

Unit 7 - Measuring Performance

• The three essential principles for good safety and health performance
• What types of information performance indicators can give to help improve safety and health in the workplace
• The characteristics of good key performance indicators
• The differences between ‘proactive’ and ‘reactive’ performance indicators
• What is meant by ‘auditing’
• The two types of auditing: internal and external
• Types of evidence used in an audit


• A 25 question, multiple format assessment.
• A risk assessment-based project that completed after the online assessment and submitted for marking.


In order to successfully complete the course and gain IOSH certification, delegates must complete a 45-minute examination to assess their learning and carry out a practical assessment to demonstrate the application of knowledge gained.