IOSH Supervising Safely

Course Description

Target Audience

This course is aimed at supervisors to introduce them to the concept of a safety management implementation through monitoring, intervention and coaching.

Course Aims

This course has been designed on a modular basis. The modules include the following:

  • Health and Safety Legislation
  • Risk Management
  • Supervisor Behavioural Based Safety Management Programme
  • Common Hazards

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, candidates will be able to:

  • identify health and safety legislation of relevance to their responsibilities
  • understand the purpose of risk assessment
  • identify hazards (PEME)
  • rate the risk associated with each hazard
  • select appropriate workplace precautions for specific risks
  • understand the various monitoring techniques (pro-active and reactive) and their role in the process
  • conduct unsafe act and unsafe condition reviews (USAACR)
  • conduct adequate investigations of incidents and record results as per company procedures
  • understand the principles of accident prevention
  • understand the purpose of behavioural modification
  • identify unsafe acts/conditions using USAACR
  • understand the importance of verbal feedback
  • measure the performance of employees and contractors in their area of responsibility to identify and combat trends.

Course Details

Timetable: 0900-1230 and 1300-1730 daily, plus private study.
Venue: To be supplied by customer (to include flip chart, OHP, screen, VCR and monitor and all refreshments).
Cost: Dependent upon location, number of delegates and number of trainers, plus VAT at rate in force at time of invoice.

      (i) Multiple choice test paper of 30 questions
    (ii) A practical, work-based project

Successful candidates will be awarded the IOSH Supervising Safely Certificate.

Course Details

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Available in company

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