IOSH Safety for Executives and Directors (E-learning)

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What is IOSH Safety for Executives and Directors?

An IOSH-certified course for managers with strategic responsibility for establishing a safe and healthy working culture in organisations of any size.

IOSH Safety for Executives and Directors is a bespoke course using elements of the Leading Safely portfolio. Leading Safely was developed by IOSH and The Institute of Directors with input from some of the world’s top performing organisations and leading industries to develop ‘next level’ health and safety management and leadership.

International Workplace’s IOSH Safety for Executives and Directors course recognises the value of strategic safety and health and helps learners understand how it can be integrated into business management systems and performance management systems.

Who is the IOSH Safety for Executives and Directors Course Suitable For?

This online IOSH Safety for Executives and Directors course is suitable for executives, directors and senior management who have overall operational or strategic accountability for an organisation. Executives and directors have responsibility for determining and implementing effective safety and health management and monitoring its success, so it’s vital that they understand the key issues in their organisations.

This IOSH course is designed to provide individuals with a complete understanding of health and safety responsibilities and the moral, legal and financial benefits of proactive safety, health and risk assessment. This course ensures safety culture and personal accountability is driven down through the company, so that at all levels the importance of health and safety is clearly understood.

What’s Included in the IOSH Safety for Executives and Directors Course?

Delivery Method

Online / E-learning

Study via our engaging e-learning platform and experience our interactive workbook.

Course Content

This online IOSH Safety for Executives and Directors training course covers everything leaders need to know to improve productivity, increase profits, enhance corporate reputation and strengthen brand. At the end of the course, learners commit to three actionable commitments to improve their own performance and the health and safety of their organisation.

The course is broken down into six modules that cover the following:

Module one: The Moral, Legal and Financial Case

This module looks at the main aspects that senior managers need to be aware of, in regard to health and safety.

Module two: Plan

Module two focuses on the PLAN phase of the Plan-Do-Check-Act cycle.

Module three: Do

Module three focuses on the DO stage of the Plan-Do-Check-Act cycle, to implement the health and safety system.

Module four: Check

Module four focuses on the CHECK phase of the Plan-Do-Check-Act cycle, monitoring health and safety performance.

Module five: Act – improving health and safety performance

The fifth module of this course focuses on the ACT stage of the Plan-Do-Check-Act cycle, improving health and safety performance.

Module six: A final review

This module asks you to reflect on how confident you feel about certain areas of your duties under health and safety now you have finished the taught element of this course.

Learner Objectives

By the end of the IOSH Safety for Executives and Directors course learners will be able to:

  • Understand the health and safety roles and responsibilities of senior executives and directors.
  • Appreciate that health and safety should be management for the top layers of management.
  • Recognise the importance of integrating health and safety objectives with other business objectives.
  • Take account of health and safety aspects during strategic planning, decision making and effective supply chain management.
  • Know the consequences of failing to manage health and safety effectively.
  • Understand the principles of health and safety management, the importance safety culture and continual improvement and the role of regular reviews of health and safety performance within the organisation.

Learner Benefits

  • Understand your responsibilities for health and safety in the workplace.
  • Recognise the importance of integrating health and safety objectives into business objectives and strategies.
  • Understand the moral, legal and financial arguments for risk management.
  • Confidently devise a risk management strategy.
  • Enables benchmarking of your performance against others and to identify good practice from around the world.
  • Lead by example, as it shapes your health and safety vision and helps identify steps to achieve it.
  • Improves your individual skill set to help become a more effective leader.

Company Benefits

  • Confidence in knowing that senior management and employees with strategic responsibility have a comprehensive understanding of how to manage safely.
  • Ensure health and safety is considered in strategic planning and decision making.
  • Your senior management will drive health and safety through all levels of the company, helping to create a good health and safety working culture.
  • Reduce accident rates, absence and sick leave.
  • Enhance brand reputation with a higher standard of health and safety.

About Studying IOSH Safety for Executives and Directors via E-learning

  • Learners have access to interactive e-learning materials including videos, case studies and exercises throughout the course.
  • Learners get direct access to additional support from trainers, course administrators and our technical support team for the duration of the course via email, telephone and live chat.
  • The course benefits from a responsive design that is compatible across all devices, giving learners the freedom to study at a convenient time and place.
  • The whole course is studied online, so no need to download any other apps or programs.

Our IOSH Safety for Executives and Directors e-learning course is the perfect choice for anyone who wants to fit their study around their busy schedule. Our e-learning platform is an engaging way to learn, as you will have access to a variety of e-learning materials, including videos, case studies and exercises.

Our interactive digital workbook builds as you progress through the course, allowing you to capture key points and any notes you've made along the way. At the end of the course, you will have a comprehensive, customised revision guide to help you prepare for the end of course assessment. The course assessment consists of three actionable commitments intended to improve your own performance and the health and safety of your organisation.

    Course Duration

    Our IOSH Safety for Executives and Directors e-learning course has a recommended study time of six hours.


    IOSH Safety for Executives and Directors is assessed by an end of course statement of personal commitment that is filled in once all the modules have been completed. Learners are asked to choose three actionable commitments intended to improve their own performance and the health and safety of their organisation.

      IOSH Certification

      Upon successful completion of the IOSH course, learners will be issued with an official IOSH Safety for Executives and Directors certificate.

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      For short courses a completion certificate is available at the end of the course. You can screenshot this or print it out to confirm completion of the training.

      For accredited courses a certificate will be sent directly to you from the appropriate awarding body.

      All you need to complete our e-learning courses is a computer, tablet or smartphone and an internet connection.

      The course experience is optimised if using Microsoft Edge, IOS 9 onwards, and Google Chrome.

      Please note: the course assessment will not run on Firefox.

      Our user-friendly e-learning platform gives you instant access to IOSH online training, which you can study at your own convenience, giving you the flexibility to study IOSH anywhere.

      • E-larning is what we do best. We are an award-winning e-learning provider and have been recognised at the e-learning Age Awards, Learning Technologies Awards and the Learning Awards.
      • Monitor learner progress via our analytics platform, which provides accurate, real-time reporting.
      • Our courses are supported by a variety of interactive e-learning materials to keep you engaged and test your understanding throughout the course.
      • Our unique interactive digital workbook builds as you progress through the course-perfect for revision and to download and keep.
      • Significant cost savings with our e-learning options.

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      We an award-winning learning provider founded in Cambridge, a global centre for education and technology.

      Our combination of subject-matter expertise and technical innovation helps organisations to drive performance and individuals to realise their potential.

      What we do:

      • Foster learning: Working with respected authorities in the field of workplace management, to specify and help individuals build competence in workplace management skills and operations.
      • Facilitate professional development: Measuring and certifying the performance of individuals and organisations against a specific set of competencies or performance targets.

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      Envico is working in partnership with International Workplace offering IOSH and NEBOSH training and is not accredited by or associated with IOSH, NEBOSH or any other examination bodies, awarding bodies, institutions or organisations in any way whatsoever.