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IOSH - Safety for Senior Executives

Updated for the Corporate Manslaughter Act, new H&S Offences Act and IOD/HSE Leadership Guidance



Board Members, Directors and other senior management positions are not immune from prosecution, as a number of high profile HSE cases have shown. IOSH Safety for Senior Executives is a course that provides delegates with an understanding of strategic planning on risk management, how to manage safety more effectively within their organisations, and how to meet their legal obligations with regards to health and safety legislation.


The course is delivered by highly experienced Chartered H&S Consultants who have considerable experience in providing training and advice to Directors and Board members of many organisations.

Who should attend?

This course is aimed at Directors and Senior Executives of organisations. 

Course overview

The course gives delegates an understanding of:

  • Their health & safety role & responsibilities as Senior Executives
  • Health and Safety Law
  • An overview of Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act
  • Recognising the importance of integrating health & safety objectives with other business objectives in order to minimise the overall risk.
  • Knowing the consequences of failing to manage health & safety effectively and enforcement by the HSE.
  • The principles of OSHMS, continual improvement & annual reporting.
  • HSC/ IOD Guidance on Leadership in Health and Safety

Duration - 1 day


An IOSH Safety for Senior Executives certificate is awarded to all those delegates who attend the course and who successfully complete the written assessment.

Costs : £195 + VAT per delegate

  • Refreshments & Lunch
  • Registration & Examination Entry Fees
  • Comprehensive Course Notes
  • Certificate (on successful completion)

Inhouse Training

This course can also be run in house for up to 15 people per course.

Fee:  £1100 +VAT (plus IOSH Certificates @ £20 each)

Ashbury Training had the great pleasure working with SMC. Steve and his team are committed,  personable and highly professional.   SMC provided our client with an IOSH Safety for Senior Executive course. Feedback from the directors was fantastic, they found the trainer to be engaging and highly skilled with a vast amount of industry experience.  I would be more than happy to work with SMC again they are a good example of professional leaders working hard to earn the lifetime loyalty of customers in the industry, Well done” Jay Patel  BA(hons) MSc Grad IOSH,Head of Health, Safety & Compliance 2012

Information on the Course can be downloaded here