IOSH Managing Safely
Ideal for supervisors, managers, and team leaders, IOSH Managing Safely helps those responsible for the health and safety of others to assess and control workplace risks.
The IOSH Managing Safely training course gives people in positions of responsibility an overview of how to identify, evaluate, and control workplace risks. It helps those responsible for the safety and welfare of other workers to assess and control workplace risks. This includes evaluating the safety systems already in place within your organisation.
The IOSH Managing Safely course was developed by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH). This is a global chartered body that creates training courses to promote high standards of health and safety in the workplace.
An IOSH Managing Safely certificate is a sought-after accreditation and supports continued professional development.
Phoenix’s IOSH Managing Safely course can be studied via classroom, online, or in-house learning.
Classroom Courses & Covid
We continue to operate classroom courses safely throughout the UK, working with our venues to ensure they adhere to strict Covid-secure measures. We use larger training rooms to enable social distancing, follow government guidelines on hand sanitising, facemask wearing and no longer allow a buffet style food service. A copy of our Covid Classroom Risk Assessment is available on request.
Who is this course suitable for?
IOSH Managing Safely is aimed at anyone with responsibility for other employees, including team leaders, supervisors, and managers.
IOSH Managing Safely is appropriate for staff across all industries, sectors and markets.
IOSH Managing Safely includes 7 study units:
Unit 1: Introducing managing safely
Unit 2: Assessing risks
Unit 3: Controlling risks
Unit 4: Understanding responsibilities
Unit 5: Understanding hazards
Unit 6: Investigating incidents
Unit 7: Measuring Performance
Learning outcomes of IOSH Managing Safely course:
- Understand the importance of managing health and safety in the workplace
- Define the key terms relating to health and safety
- Understand how to assess, reduce, identify, and control risks in the workplace
- Measure health and safety within your own workplace
- Apply best practice principles to your organisation’s health and safety systems
IOSH Managing Safely is assessed in 2 parts:
- Multiple-choice examination, in which candidates must demonstrate what they have learnt.
- Practical assessment, in which participants must show how to apply the knowledge they have gained throughout the course to real-life situations.
An IOSH Managing Safely certificate will be awarded upon successful completion of both parts of the assessment. Please note that all IOSH certificates are now digital. If you require a paper copy of your certificate, IOSH makes a separate charge of £10 + VAT per certificate.
Popular IOSH FAQsView all FAQs
Do I need to pay for IOSH membership?Candidates do not need to buy IOSH membership to complete one of our IOSH courses.
Are there any entry requirements for an IOSH course?There are no entry requirements for IOSH Working Safely, Managing Safely or Leading Safely.
When will I receive my IOSH certificate?Your IOSH certificate is sent via post and usually arrives within 2-3 weeks of completing your IOSH course.
If I complete an IOSH course do I receive IOSH membership?Completing an IOSH course does not give you membership of IOSH, although this is something you might want to consider separately.
What happens if I fail the IOSH assessment?The Phoenix Pass Pledge will cover your additional studies, but you retake the exams at your own cost.
Why choose a IOSH course with Phoenix?
Phoenix Health and Safety is an IOSH Approved Partner. This means our IOSH course materials, tutors, and learning environments are all quality-assured and stamped with excellence.
We are one of the UK's leading providers of training in health and safety.
Our tutors and mentors are widely respected for their expertise, experience and ability to provide an enjoyable learning experience.
We go the extra mile to make sure our course attendees receive the best possible support, through study guides and student groups.
Many candidates find our Facebook community group particularly helpful while they are studying, as it enables them to compare notes with fellow students and ask questions.
The Phoenix Pass Pledge
Every Phoenix IOSH course entitles you to continue studying free of charge if you fail to meet the required standard in examinations. However, this is rarely necessary. Our pass rate for IOSH courses is above industry average.
NEBOSH National General CertificateFind out moreThe NEBOSH National General Certificate course provides an overview of the core aspects of health and safety. It is considered the industry standard and is suitable for all industries, particularly managers/supervisors.
IOSH Leading SafelyFind out moreLeading Safely is designed to equip business leaders and senior managers with the health and safety knowledge necessary to safeguard their employees and business.
IOSH Working SafelyFind out moreIOSH Working Safely provides basic training in health and safety for workers at all levels, in all industries. It also meets the UK government’s guidelines for introductory health and safety training. This broad entry-level course is suitable for employees across the organisation.