IOSH Managing Safely Course

  • ID: 4594971
  • Training
  • 30 Hours
  • SHEilds
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Why Should I Study this IOSH Course?

Studying an IOSH Managing Safely certificate introduces the concepts of Safety Management Systems teaching de-facto best practices for managing health & safety system at work.

This course is designed for those employed in managerial roles, including supervisors, team leaders, etc.

The importance of Safety Management Systems is often underestimated by many, however well tuned Safety Management Systems are proven to be a significant factor in the success of any business.

The aim of this course is to impart the understanding of risks and how to properly manage them to avoid loss or damage.

Basic Overview

  • Study hours: 30 hours approx
  • Study method: Online / eLearning
  • Course duration: 6 months access
  • Tutor Support: Yes

Why do I need to Manage Safely?

The IOSH Managing Safely is a key qualification for all supervisors and line managers. Accidents can happen in any workplace and avoiding them can be a simple process.

£14.1 Billion Accident Costs

Accidents in the workplace are very common and cost an estimated £14.1 billion in injuries and ill health. *

621,000 Injuries Each Year

Around 621,000 injuries occur each year with 144 of those resulting in death. *

30.4 Million Working Days Lost

These statistics equal 30.4 million working days lost due to work-related illness and workplace injury. *

Every 15 seconds, a worker dies

Every 15 seconds, a worker dies from a work-related accident or disease. Every 15 seconds, 153 workers have a work-related accident

The Costs of an Accident

The costs to a company can be extreme, you should consider:

  • Wages for the injured worker over injury period
  • Loss of production
  • Overtime Wages and Training to cover lost production
  • Wages for replacement worker
  • Legal expenses
  • Loss of time for Court Appearance
  • Fines and Court Costs
  • Increase in premiums

IOSH Pays for itself

If an IOSH Managing Safely 5.0 prevents a single accident in your workplace it has paid for itself!

Proven to reduce risks

This IOSH Managing Safely qualification is proven to reduce the risks in a workplace along with making the job of the Health and Safety advisor much more efficient.

What is IOSH eLearning?

eLearning is an online classroom, your IOSH Managing Safely course can be accessed, any time from anywhere, fully supported by a team of Tutors in the UK.

As an IOSH approved Custom Course Provider we have developed a multitude of interactions to nurture your learning style and stretch your abilities, giving you the best prospects for success during your studies.

The course providers have been developed for maximum compatibility across all device types

  • System hardware spec: All you need is An up-to-date modern Web browser with multimedia capabilities
  • There are no programs to download
  • Listen to audio of your course materials instead of simply reading
  • Beautiful interactive presentations
  • Practice IOSH exam questions as you study
  • Your course is assessed completely online

The Benefits of Studying IOSH Managing Safely

Studying this IOSH course will help you gain the ability to:

  • Review existing health and safety management systems
  • Introduce improvements to these systems; and
  • Implement entirely new health and safety measures to control risks in the workplace.

The knock-on effect means money is saved, time is saved and most importantly injuries and fatalities are far less likely to happen.

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Course Details:

Awarding Body

IOSH - The Institute of Occupational Safety & Health.

Recommended for

Supervisors, Line Managers, Team Leaders. Suitable for any working environment.

Course Duration

Typically 30 hours, to be completed within 6 Months from start date.

Study Method

eLearning - This course is studied entirely online with unlimited tutor support at no extra cost (also available as a classroom course, ask us for details).

Study Modules

There are 7 modules to study, covering a broad range of topics. Once you’ve covered all the topics, it’s time for you to attempt the exam and project.


Course grades are broken down into two parts, an exam and a project.

  • One online multi-choice examination consisting on 30 interactive questions, thoughtfully created by IOSH.
  • One work-based project assignment - essentially this is a Risk Assessment, based on a real-life scenario assessed by your dedicated tutor.


Once you have successfully gained the IOSH Managing Safely certificate, we have a number of health & safety courses, which offer to expand your knowledge and skill sets, opening further career options to a better job, maybe even better pay.

The NEBOSH General certificate in health & safety is a great next step which many choose as their next qualification, ask us for advice if you’re unsure where to go next if you want to progress your career further.

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Module 1: Introduction

  • Course overview
  • Why it is important to manage safely.
  • What your role in influencing managing safely is.

Module 2: Assessing Risks

  • What a risk is.
  • What a risk assessment is.
  • How a risk assessment is carried out.

Module 3: Controlling Risks

  • How to reduce risks.
  • How to decide which risk control to use.

Module 4: Understanding Responsibilities

  • What the law requires you to do.
  • How the law works.
  • What are the key elements of a health and safety management system are.

Module 5: Understanding Hazards

  • What common hazards are.
  • What you can do about common hazards.

Module 6: Investigating Incidents

  • Why incidents are investigated.
  • Why incidents happen.
  • How to carry out an incident investigation.

Module 7: Measuring Performance

  • What performance measurement is about.
  • How to measure health and safety performance.
  • What auditing is.

Examination: 30 Online Interactive Questions

  • There are: Multiple Choice, Missing Words, Drag & Drop and Type your Answer questions. These are all part of the timed online examination.

Project Assignment: A Work-based Risk Assessment

  • The Project Assignment comprises of a Risk Assessment form, which you must completed based on a fictional or real work-place scenario. Your tutor assesses your risk assessment, providing a grade and feedback.
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Anyone, in any sector, at any career level who requires a base understanding and qualification in health & safety. It is also a solid foundation for learners preparing to undertake NEBOSH studies.

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