IOSH – A Course Breakdown For Everything You Need To Know

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If you’re considering taking an IOSH course but unsure which course to take, then you’re in the right place. In today’s blog we will be discussing IOSH and all the courses available. We will be providing a breakdown of each course so you should feel confident as to what course is right for you after reading this blog.


Workplaces are getting safer.

There has been an 85% reduction in workplace fatalities since 1974 and working days lost due to workplace incidents being reduced by a third since the millennium.

However, this isn’t exactly something which should be praised. There are still workplace accidents, injuries and deaths which still happen. Which is why studying for an IOSH course is important as the various courses available teaches those in all sectors how to stay healthy and safe at work. In addition IOSH is committed to ensuring global work practices are safe, healthy and sustainable by the various courses available, so you’ll be sure to have the best knowledge


Why Study For An IOSH Course?


There are several advantages to completing an IOSH course, these are;

    1. Studying for an IOSH course can significantly increase your knowledge on health and safety, which is beneficial for you and can benefit your organisation’s overall knowledge and understanding of health and safety
    2. Studies have shown productivity increasing with enhanced health and safety awareness, helping you become more aware on how to create a safer working environment and for others within the organisation
    3. Greater understanding of policies and procedures of health and safety is another positive outcome gained, as this can allow an organisation to further promote a safer working culture

What IOSH Courses Do We Offer?


At Project Skills Solutions we offer 4 IOSH courses which are;


IOSH Leading Safely

This IOSH Leading Safely course is for one day and has been designed for anyone in senior management, a director or leadership position within an organisation. The course looks at the strategic nature of health and safety and what responsibilities leaders have in this area. The great thing about the IOSH Leading Safely course is that it’s tailored to your sector so relevant and real world case studies from your industry can be used.

The IOSH Leading Safely course is essential for senior management to undergo for a positive safety culture to be built, maintained and safety to be improved at a strategic level.


IOSH Managing Safely

Health and safety should be at the core of any manager’s job role and the IOSH Managing Safely course is designed to portray this. The course is created for those with a managerial/supervisor role from any sector, as the IOSH Managing Safely course shows delegates how to assess risks, identify hazards and investigate health and safety breaches. The course also demonstrates the legal responsibility managers have to their staff.

While the course can be offered over a duration of four days, there is the opportunity to take the IOSH Managing Safely course over three days which also means a smaller sized class is available.


IOSH Managing Safely Refresher

Health and safety changes all the time. Something which may have been considered as correct two years ago, might be a bit different now. The IOSH Managing Safely Refresher course is a one day course to refresh your knowledge and skills with everything you’d learnt from the IOSH Managing Safely course. It is recommended the refresher version of this is course is undergone once every three years.

The course not only refreshes your existing knowledge, but it also provides updates on health and safety changes and looks to the future as well.


IOSH Working Safely

The fourth IOSH course we offer here at Project Skills Solutions is for general employees within an organisation. The course not only boosts health and safety knowledge but also allows one to understand their own responsibilities within their organisation.

The IOSH Working Safely course is for one day only where working safely, identifying hazards, working with management to improve health and safety is covered and it is often used as part of induction training for many new starts. It also provides a clear pathway to receive a CSCS card too.


Choose Project Skills Solutions As Your Training Provider

There are many reasons why organisations and delegates choose us as their training provider. By having a look at some of our testimonials, you’ll be able to find out why!

Project Skill Solutions provides competitively priced health and safety training at locations convenient to you. With our selection of IOSH courses available you’ll be able improve your health and safety knowledge and skills, via our expert trainers.


Why PSS?

  • Nationwide courses
  • Low prices
  • Expert trainers
  • Group discounts

 

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