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Health & Safety Awareness for Directors/Senior Executives

Under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, employers are required to ensure that workers are provided with adequate information and training to minimise risks at work.
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Course overview

Under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, employers are required to ensure that workers are provided with adequate information and training to minimise risks at work. Employers can decide how this training is provided.

Phoenix’s Health & Safety Awareness for Directors/Senior Executives course provides delegates with an overview of their health and safety responsibilities.


Who is this course suitable for?

This course is suitable for:

  • Directors
  • Executives
  • Senior Managers

Course programme

The Health & Safety Awareness for Directors/Senior Executives course covers the following topics:

  • The reason why we should manage health and safety
  • The principles of health and safety
  • Individual and collective legal responsibilities of directors and senior executives
  • The Health & Safety At Work Etc. Act of 1974
  • The Corporate Manslaughter And Corporate Homicide Act 2007
  • The principles and key elements of health and safety management systems
  • The health and safety executive and institute of directors guidance on directors duties – "Leading Health And Safety At Work"

Learning outcomes

Learning outcomes of this course are the following: 

  • Understanding of the principals of health & safety and why it should be managed.
  • Understanding of the legal responsibilities held by directors and senior management
  • Understanding of relevant legal legislation

Next steps

Other Phoenix courses that may be suitable for successful candidates include:


Assessments

There is a multiple-choice assessment at the end of the course, with results provided immediately.


Popular FAQs

  • What happens if I fail the assessment?

    You can retake the assessment.
  • What's the duration of in-house training courses?

    Phoenix's in-house training courses usually take half a day or a full day, depending on the course topic.

  • When and how will I receive my results and certificate?

    Once you complete the course and assessment, a confirmation of results is available immediately. This certificate can be printed or saved as proof of completion.

Why choose a course with Phoenix?

  • Expertise

    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 and ability to provide an enjoyable learning experience. 

  • Student support

    We go the extra mile to make sure our course attendees receive the best possible support, through engaging, interactive content and compact modules to keep learners attention focused through the course.

  • Pass rates

    Our pass rates for our health and safety courses are above industry average. View our to Trustpilot reviews to find out why we’re rated 4.8 stars by previous customers.