IOSH Safety Course for Senior Executives - IOSH Training Courses

IOSH Safety for Senior Executives Course


The IOSH Safety for Senior Executives course will enable executives to review policys and strategies and, where necessary, introduce changes to enhance the safety culture within their organisation.  This IOSH training course is intended for people with strategic responsibility for determining and implementing effective health and safety management within an organisation.


This short safety course will provide the senior managers and executives with the following: - 

  • an overview and interpretation of legal responsibilities
  • cost-effective strategies for accident prevention and loss control
  • guidance on the application of these strategies in the workplace


The IOSH Safety for Senior Executives training course covers many safety issues relevant to senior managers and senior executives, including the following:

  • Cost of accidents at work
  • Framework of UK health and safety legislation
  • Civil liability and common law duty of care
  • Effects of recent civil cases upon organisations
  • Corporate manslaughter and personal manslaughter
  • Corporate governance
  • Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
  • Health and safety duties of employers, contractors, occupiers, suppliers, employees, managers, and directors
  • Implications of criminal law cases against companies and individual directors
  • Criminal liability
  • Relevance of other legislation and codes of practice
  • Safety management systems - HSG65, OHSAS 18001
  • Government safety strategy including Directors’ Code of Practice


Each candidate will be required to sit a multiple choice test at the end of the IOSH Safety for Senior Executives course.  Candidates who successfully achieve a score of 70% or higher will receive an IOSH accredited certificate.

Who Should Attend?

The IOSH Safety for Senior Executives course will be beneficial to directors and senior executives operating at policy and strategic levels within all business sectors, who are looking for a health and safety management course focused on their needs.

IOSH will issue and email successful delegates directly with their certificate.


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