Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (iosh) Qualifications

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Managing Safely


Candidates are formally assessed by means of an examination at the end of the course, and a practical workplace-based assessment. By the end of this course successful delegates should be able to:

  • Know what is meant by the terms ‘hazard’ and ‘risk’.
  • Evaluate risk using a structured risk assessment approach.
  • Identify and implement appropriate workplace precautions for specific risks, or seek advice on workplace precautions.
  • Be involved in preparing written risk assessments.
  • Understand and have input into their organisation’s health and safety policy and health and safety management system.
  • Cooperate and communicate on health and safety matters.
  • Ensure that their own work and that of the employees for whom they are responsible is carried out safely, i.e. without undue risk to themselves and others.
  • Report relevant accidents and incidents.
  • Identify methods of monitoring how safe their workplaces are.

Managing Safely Update


This must be completed every 3 years to maintain the above qualification. It is a 1-day course.

  • 1-day course