IOSH Safety for Executives and Directors

[  FULL DAY  ]

The IOSH Safety for Executives and Directors is designed for those with operational or strategic accountability for an organisation in any industry.

It provides a thorough overview of the moral, legal and business case for proactive safety, health and risk management, strategic safety and health management, and its integration into holistic business management systems and procedures.


  • Introduction to health and safety issues
  • Major accidents
  • The health and safety role and responsibilities of senior executives
  • Key legal aspects
    – Civil and criminal
    – Health and Safety at Work Act
    – Penalties
  • Manslaughter
    – Gross negligence manslaughter
    – Corporate manslaughter
  • Accident Prevention
    – Loss causation
    – Accident disaster case study
  • Effective proactive management of health and safety
    – Risk management
    –  Corporate governance
    – Health and safety management systems.


IOSH Safety for Executives and Directors is assessed by a short multi-format exam (consisting of a variety of formats such as true/false, multiple-choice, matching). Successful delegates are awarded an IOSH certificate.


The course is aimed at senior executives and directors. There are no pre-requisites

This course is also recognised as appropriate for the application of the CSR Black Senior Manager Card.

To obtain the card, applicants are also required to have 5 years’ experience as a Senior Construction Manager, and complete a Senior Managers assessment. This assessment is arranged with CEF and is charged separately. Delegates holding one of the following professional qualifications will be exempt from the assessment:-  MCIAT, MCIOB, MICE, MIHIE, MRCS, MIStructE, MIMBM, MICES, MIEI, MCIBSE

  • Full Day

  • Cosaint Training / On Site

  • All Cosaint courses are CITB approved for grant aid to levy payers

  • 5th March 2019

    3rd June 2019

  • Tea, coffee, light refreshments
    & lunch provided


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