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 Manager 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.

  • Tea, coffee, refreshments & lunch provided.

  • Contact us for upcoming course dates.


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