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IOSH Managing Safely S101

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How long does the course last?

4 weeks, part-time

Level

This is a level 2 course.

Course outline

Managing Safely is for managers and supervisors in any sector or organisation. It is designed to focus on the practical actions you need to take to handle health and safety in your team. Managing Safely will not make you into a safety expert but it will give you the knowledge and tools to tackle the health and safety issues you are responsible for and help you to understand why health and safety is such an essential part of your job.

Course details

1. Introducing Managing Safely

Some managers may see health and safety as an add-on to their role ' even an intrusion. The first module makes it clear that managers are accountable for their teams, and makes a persuasive case for managing safely.

2. Assessing risks

This module defines and demystifies 'risk' and 'risk assessment'. Risk assessments and a simple scoring system are introduced, and delegates carry out a series of assessments.

3. Controlling risks

Here the session tackles cutting risks down, concentrating on the best techniques to control key risks, and how to choose the right method.

4. Understanding your responsibilities

This module looks at the demands of the law and how the legal system works, and introduces a health and safety management system.

5. Identifying hazards

All the main issues any operation has to deal with are covered in this module ' entrances and exits, work traffic, fire, chemicals, electricity, physical and verbal abuse, bullying, stress, noise, housekeeping and the working environment, slips, trips and falls, working at height, computers and manual handling.

6. Investigating accidents and incidents

The session starts with why accidents should be investigated, and goes on to cover why things go wrong, and how to carry out an investigation when they do.

7. Measuring performance

This module explains how checking performance can help to improve health and safety. Delegates learn how to develop basic performance indicators, and get to grips with auditing and proactive and reactive measuring.

8. Protecting our environment

A short but effective introduction to waste and pollution leads into a look at how organisations and individual managers can get involved in cutting down environmental impacts.

Entry guidelines

You are expected to have a management/supervisory role involving health and safety. You should have at least two years work experience in any area of work before studying this course and have a level 2 English qualification or equivalent skills.

If English is not your first Language you should be qualified to IELTS 6.5.

If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.

Additional Information

Managing safely: introducing a completely new approach to health and safety training

- a flexible course (minimum 24 hours of face-to-face contact) covering the health and safety management basics in a high impact interactive package

- superb quality animated graphics created exclusively for the course

- a sophisticated but fun presentation

- first class technical content, based on what delegates need to know in practice

- no jargon or off-putting legal language

- clear scenarios that managers can relate to

- a range of ready-to-use training tools, including a board game, DVDs and quizzes

Where can I progress to?

Candidates looking to build their health and safety expertise may wish to consider one of the NEBOSH certificate course in General Health & Safety, Construction Health & Safety or Fire Safety & Risk Management.

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Assessment Method

The end of course assessment is in two parts.

1.The multi-format examination paper comprises a mix of multiple choice and objective questions.

2..A practical risk assessment based project carried out in the delegates own workplace.

When does this course run?

Starting 26th Jan 18

Ends 16th Feb 18

Ref: S101J002

Fees

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £550.00

Please note, there are no discounts for this course.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2016-17. Course fees for 2017-18 will be confirmed in due course.

Planned Timetable
Day Times Campus
Friday 09:00 — 17:00 Cotton Exchange

Starting 16th Mar 18

Ends 13th Apr 18

Ref: S101J003

Fees

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £550.00

Depending on your personal circumstances, this course could be FREE for you. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2016-17. Course fees for 2017-18 will be confirmed in due course.

Planned Timetable
Day Times Campus
Friday 09:00 — 17:00 Cotton Exchange

Starting 1st Jun 18

Ends 22nd Jun 18

Ref: S101J004

Fees

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £550.00

Please note, there are no discounts for this course.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2016-17. Course fees for 2017-18 will be confirmed in due course.

Planned Timetable
Day Times Campus
Friday 09:00 — 16:00 Cotton Exchange

Starting 25th Jan 19

Ends 15th Feb 19

Ref: S101K002

Fees

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £550.00

Please note, there are no discounts for this course.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2016-17. Course fees for 2017-18 will be confirmed in due course.

Starting 15th Mar 19

Ends 12th Apr 19

Ref: S101K003

Fees

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £550.00

Depending on your personal circumstances, this course could be FREE for you. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2016-17. Course fees for 2017-18 will be confirmed in due course.

Starting 31st May 19

Ends 21st Jun 19

Ref: S101K004

Fees

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £550.00

Please note, there are no discounts for this course.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2016-17. Course fees for 2017-18 will be confirmed in due course.

Starting 28th Sep 18

Ends 19th Oct 18

Ref: S101K001

Fees

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £550.00

Please note, there are no discounts for this course.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2016-17. Course fees for 2017-18 will be confirmed in due course.

For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services on 0151 551 7777 or call in to our Conway Park Campus from 10am to 4pm, with late opening on Tuesdays to 7pm during term-time.

This information was current on 20th October, 2017 and may be subject to change.

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