IOSH Safety for Senior Executives

Aims and Objectives

This course is approved by the Institution of Occupational Safety & Health (IOSH) and is intended for directors, executive officers and senior managers who wish to raise awareness of their health and safety responsibilities. The course also covers the Institute of Directors and Turnbull Report documentation and procedures, and includes bespoke exercise scenarios.

Key topics of this health and safety training course include:

  • The moral, legal and financial case for effective health and safety management
  • Loss management
  • The role of directors and senior leaders
  • Corporate governance
  • The cost of failing to manage health and safety
  • Principles of effective health and safety management
  • Strategic implementation of health and safety

  • Who should attend?

    Directors, executive officers and senior managers; the course is valid across all industry sectors. This IOSH training course is intended for larger organisations (for small to medium sized enterprises the IOSH Directing Safely course would be more appropriate).

    Course Material

    Each delegate will be issued with a workbook to assist them both during and after the course which will contain information, guidance and forms to assist directors and senior leaders. The course is designed to be interactive, allowing delegates the opportunity to develop their skills with the support of the course tutor.

    Course Tutor

    Our health and safety consultants are qualified and experienced professionals with an appropriate background in risk management and delivering health and safety training courses such as the IOSH Managing Safely, SMSTS, SSSTS and NEBOSH Environmental Certificate. All consultants hold professional membership of the chartered Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH).


    The course will be delivered over one day.


    At the conclusion of the course delegates are required to undertake a short multiple choice assessment and short project. Delegates who successfully complete the assessments at the end of the course are awarded the IOSH Certificate in Safety for Senior Executives.

    Scheduled IOSH Safety for Senior Executives Courses

    The IOSH Safety for Senior Executives course is not currently scheduled as an open course, but is available as an in-house course if you have a number of employees requiring training. For a personalised quote please call us on 0115 984 9940 or send us an online contact form by clicking on the "Contact" tab at the top right of the page.

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