IOSH is the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health and is the Chartered body for health and safety professionals. As a not-for-profit organisation their aim is to raise standards, create regulations and promote a safe code of conduct within the professional workplace. They do this through a number of ways, but predominantly through their health and safety training courses.
IOSH have developed some very popular and well recognised health and safety training courses suitable for almost every level, in every sector and organisation. Every year, around 100,000 employees will go for IOSH training and gain a qualification.
What is IOSH Managing Safely Training?
IOSH Managing Safely is IOSH’s most popular and esteemed course for managers and supervisors. Designed to give management or supervisory roles across any sector, the knowledge and tools they need to effectively manage their team’s health and safety.
This innovative and hands on approach is designed to engage and inspire delegates, covering eight units including risk assessing, legal responsibilities, auditing and environmental impact. This should help managers gain confidence and encourage them to take control of their teams health and safety and appreciate the importance of safety in the workplace.
What are the benefits?
The benefits of the IOSH Managing Safely course for the delegates that take it, range from personal achievement to understanding and reflecting on what good practice means to you and your staff, to the practical aspect of being able to assess, investigate and control risk and hazards when needed.
The benefits for the business include greater productivity and less hours lost due to accidents or ill health. Improved safety culture and appreciation of safety measures thus making the staff feel involved and safer in their workplace. As well as having an internationally recognised certification from IOSH which will enhance the company’s reputation.
How do you get training?
Courses are delivered by licensed training providers such as Safety Training Scotland, over a three-day course and is quality-controlled by the Institute of Occupational Safety & Health (IOSH). After your training, you will be assessed and awarded an IOSH Managing Safely certificate which is recognised worldwide.
If you are interested in enrolling in this course, check out our availability for IOSH courses in Edinburgh and Glasgow, or contact us on 0141 375 0475.