Institution of Occupational Safety and Health training (IOSH) – 30 January

Program Overview :

IOSH Working Safely is covering the essentials of health and safety in the workplace. It is aimed at all employees in all types of organization. IOSH Working Safely looks at people’s responsibilities for health and safety, workplace hazards and risks, and how to control them.

Program Goals:

  • To give managers and supervisors an understanding of everyone’s safety and health responsibilities in the workplace-  To enable managers and supervisors to recognize how they can influence, control and monitor risk to improve safety and health issues in the workplace.

Target Group:

  • Those who manage others and manage risk and resources.

Program Brochure:

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First Session. 3 hours

IOSH 300121, Managing Safely, Work Safety and Assessing Risks
  • Managing Safely
  1. The three key reasons – moral, legal and financial – for managing safely
  2. Manager responsibility and accountability for safety and health in the workplace
  • Work Safety and Assessing Risks
  1. Definitions of the terms ‘hazard’, ‘hazardous event’ and ‘risk’
  2. Definition of the term ‘risk assessment’
  3. Definition of the terms ‘likelihood’ and ‘consequence’
  4. Risk assessment process and risk rating systems Learning outcome number
  5. The benefits of carrying out risk assessment

Second Session. 3 hours

IOSH 300121, Controlling Risks
  • Controlling Risks
  1. Definition of the term ‘reasonably practicable’
  2. How to evaluate risk using a risk matrix and how to control those risks
  3. How to reduce risk by applying the ‘hierarchy of risk control’                              
  4. How implementing risk controls can have an impact on the likelihood of an incident, the consequences of an incident, or both
  5. Definition of the term ‘residual risk’

Third Session. 3 hours

IOSH 300121, Understanding Responsibilities
  • Understanding Responsibilities
  1. An overview of what the law requires an organization to do to protect the safety and health of workers and other people under its control
  2. Definition of the term ‘reasonably foreseeable’
  3. The three knowledge tests to help determine ‘reasonably foreseeable’ risks: common, industry and expert knowledge
  4. The difference between criminal law and civil law in relation to safety and health
  5. The possible outcomes of not working within the law
  6. Where to find help and guidance for working within the law
  7. The key parts, and the elements of each part, of a health and safety management system
  8. The key benefits of introducing a health and safety management system
  9. Why leadership is an essential part of a health and safety management system
  10. The three essential principles for good safety and health performance

Fourth Session. 3 hours

IOSH 300121, Understanding Hazards, Investigating Incidents
  • Understanding Hazards
  1. The six main hazard categories and how hazards can fall into more than one group: mechanical- physical- chemical- environmental- biological- organizational
  2. Common hazards in the workplace, their effects and symptoms and how to manage them.
  • Investigating Incidents
  1. Definition of the terms ‘incident’, ‘accident’ and ‘near miss’
  2. Reasons to investigate incidents
  3. The benefits of incident investigation
  4. Definition of the terms ‘immediate’, ‘underlying’ and ‘root’ causes in relation to incidents
  5. The actions to be taken following an incident
  6. Incident reporting
  7. The stages of a structured approach to incident investigation

Fifth Session. 3 hours

IOSH 300121, Measuring Performance
  • Measuring Performance
  1. What types of information performance indicators can give to help improve safety and health in the workplace
  2. The characteristics of good key performance indicators
  3. The differences between ‘proactive’ and ‘reactive’ performance indicators
  4. What is meant by ‘auditing’
  5. The two types of auditing: internal and external
  6. Types of evidence used in an audit
IOSH 300121, Acquaintance
IOSH 300121, Evaluation

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Course available for 365 days
Duration: 5 sessions
Lectures: 7
Video: 3 hours
Level: Intermediate


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Institution of Occupational Safety and Health training (IOSH) – 30 January
5,800 SAR
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