Health and Safety Awareness for Directors Course

Phoenix’s Health & Safety Awareness for Director’s course provides the safety knowledge needed so employers can fulfil the requirements set out by the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974.

What is Phoenix's Health & Safety Awareness for Directors Training?

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

Phoenix’s Health & Safety Awareness for Directors/Senior Executives course provides delegates with an overview of their health and safety responsibilities, aiding in the fulfilment of legal safety requirements. Delegates will learn of key safety legislation and health and safety principles so that they can provide the proper safety training across their organisation. 

Learning options

1 learning type available

Benefits for Employers

  • Reduce absence from workplace illness or injury, raising productivity

  • Demonstrate your commitment to ensuring the health and safety of your employees

  • Improve the safety knowledge and management skills of your senior leadership team

Benefits for Learners

  • Help promote a positive health and safety culture in your workplace

  • Learn core health and safety knowledge applicable to a variety of roles

  • Contribute to improving safety standards across the workplace

Pass rates  

With pass rates above industry average for our one-day courses, taking a Phoenix health and safety course provides you with all the tools you need to succeed when studying.  

Designed by the Experts  

Each of our in-house are designed by our experts according to leading health and safety legislation, providing candidates with the information they need in compact and interactive courses.  

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This course is suitable for those in senior leadership positions within an organisation, including:

  • Directors

  • Executives

  • Senior Managers

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"

The Health and Safety for Directors training course is a one-day course which can be studied in your workplace.

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

Upon completing the Health & Safety Awareness for Directors/Senior Executive course, many candidates study additional courses with Phoenix in order to further their knowledge of health and safety. Suitable courses include:

  • When and how will I receive my certificate?

Once you complete the course and assessment, a confirmation of results is available immediately. This certificate can be mailed to the business or directly to the addresses of delegates.

  • Is the Phoenix Health and Safety for Directors training course assessed?

The course is not assessed, however on request an assessment can be produced and delivered at the end of the course.

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