IOSH Managing Safety
The acronym of IOSH stands for Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) is the leading professional association of safety practitioners and is recognised internationally as the standard for the profession. The IOSH Managing Safety aims at personnel who are required to manage risk and resources. The IOSH Managing Safety course is also for those required to manage safely and effectively workplaces and its resources in absolute compliance with both their organisation’s policy and best practice in health and safety, as per international standards. The IOSH is an association of leading professionals’ safety practitioners who are recognised internationally as the standard for this profession. This course also suits people who have no background of safety and risk management, besides those who are already in this line of operation. Without any pre requisite to start this IOSH Managing Safety course, it is classroom based and highly interactive with role-plays and practical exercises to reinforce understanding and learning. When the candidate successfully completes the exam, they are awarded the IOSH Managing Safety Certificate.
The skills procured on completion of the IOSH Managing Safety course are detailed explanation of the term ‘Managing Safely’; Identification of the competent parts of a recognised safety management system such as BS 8800, HSG65 or OHSAS 18001 and gain an appreciation of risk assessment within a system; Identification of the data and techniques required to produce an adequate record of an incident; Description of statutory requirements for reporting and procedures for checking for non-reporting; Definition of hazards and risks and legal requirements for risk assessment; Demonstration of practical understanding of quantitative risk assessment techniques; Workplace precautions hierarchies ; Understanding of the purpose and techniques of an health and safety audit; Outlining the provisions of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005, relevant health and safety legislation, codes of practice, HSA guidance notes and other information sources; Distinguishing specific hazards both generally and from an organisational perspective and preparation and use of active monitoring checklists and effective recording keeping.