County Durham & Darlington Fire & Rescue Service is licenced by IOSH to deliver its Managing Safely course. The duration of the course is four days and is designed to be of benefit to managers and supervisors. The course is certificated by IOSH – the national chartered body for health and safety professionals.
The course offers an introduction to the key issues of health and safety that affect a manager’s day to day activities and will provide them with the knowledge to confidently approach such an essential part of their job.
This course is for managers and supervisors in any sector, and any organisation. It is designed to get managers aware of the practical actions they need to take to handle health and safety in their teams.
The course covers:
- Introducing Managing Safely
- Assessing risks
- Controlling risks
- Understanding your responsibilities
- Identifying hazards
- Investigating accidents and incidents
- Measuring Performance
- Protecting our environment
In order to evaluate delegates' progress through the course there will be an assessment and a risk assessment project to be undertaken before successful completion of the course.
On completion of the course successful delegates will receive an IOSH Managing Safely approved certificate that is valid for three years.