23 January 2017
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You cannot put a price on safety.

These courses will help you to meet your statutory obligations by ensuring that you are up to date with current Health & Safety techniques and practices. They offer an opportunity to quickly gain a qualification in a structured environment under the guidance of expert tutors. Although they are a basic introduction for all levels of personnel who are non-health and safety experts, what you will learn on these exciting programs goes above and beyond the core subjects.

What is IOSH
IOSH is short for the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health. It’s an independent not-for-profit organisation that aims to maintain the highest standards by providing impartial, authoritative guidance on health and safety issues.

Training courses that are certified by IOSH are recognised and widely respected both nationally and internationally. They are applicable across many different business environments, and for many people a IOSH certificate is the first step into a career in health and safety. Quiet a few students who pass this course go onto study for a NEBOSH Certificate.

IOSH training courses overview

These are highly interactive, user- friendly courses that use engaging study material, DVDs, quizzes, practical tests and online material to grab and retain a student’s attention. Classes have a sharp business focus, innovative format and content that will inspire delegates to really think about what they are studying.

You will receive expert tuition from professional tutors who will ensure that delegates have fun as well as learn about workplace Health and Safety. They will make sure that key points are taken on board and that student’s leave knowing the importance of integrating health and safety into business objectives.

It’s a demanding course that has been developed by experienced IOSH tutors who will use intensive study methods, practical assessments and revision sessions to reinforce key messages. There is a huge emphasis on interaction and on keeping delegates interested and involved by using high quality animated graphics. Other areas that modules focus on include controlling waste and pollution, current legislation, work traffic, entrances and exits, physical and verbal abuse, bullying, stress, noise and the working environment and manual handling.

Teaching is delivered by experienced health and safety trainers who have a unique insight of how health and safety works on the ground. Assessments take place though sitting short tests during the course, submitting hand written coursework and through hazard spotting exercises. Through step-by-step guidance these programs will help to build your confidence, and by the end of the course you will be able to meet your responsibilities for Health and Safety in the workplace.

Many training providers offer affordable courses which can be taken at a convenient date, time and location. There will be an option for classroom based courses, distance/e-learning courses or even on site courses where they will come to your workplace premises.


Typical subjects taught on a IOSH training course

  • Accident Investigation
  • Active Monitoring
  • Analysing Records
  • Chemical safety
  • Environmental Concerns
  • Fire Marshalling
  • Fire Safety
  • First Aid at Work
  • Hazard Assessment
  • Health & safety
  • Legal Responsibilities
  • Machinery safety
  • Manual Handling
  • Measuring Performance
  • Precaution Hierarchies
  • Reviews and Auditing
  • Risk Assessment
  • Safety Principles
  • Stress Management
  • Working Safely
  • Working with VDUs


You will learn how to

  • Apply basic management principles to safety and health issues.
  • Prevent workplace accidents.
  • Define hazards and risks.
  • Handle resources and risk.
  • Identify safety signs and signals.
  • Report and record accidents and incidents in the workplace.
  • Have an input into a organisation's health and safety policy.


You will learn about

  • The consequences of poor health and safety management.
  • A directors' and employers' statutory duties.
  • Identifying accident causes.
  • Planning for prevention.
  • Moving and handling objects safely.
  • The human factors that can affect safety performance.
  • The financial cost of accidents.
  • What is meant by the terms 'hazard' and 'risk'.


Who is an IOSH training training course suitable for?
They are ideal for managers, supervisors or ordinary staff who have a responsibility for managing other employees and looking after their safety. Essentially anyone in any organisation or sector who requires a basic knowledge of Health and Safety.


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