Health and Safety for Directors and Senior Managers - Health & Safety Training

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Course Description
Increasingly health and safety is now widely accepted as a board level performance issue and there has been a growing focus on the health and safety responsibilities of directors and senior managers in all organisations, culminating in the introduction of the new offence of Corporate manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007, where an offence will be committed where failings of the organisation's senior management are a substantial element in any gross breach of a duty of care which results in a persons death.

The Health and Safety Executive have continued to focus on the business benefits of effective health and safety management while continuing to bear down on poor per…

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Course Description
Increasingly health and safety is now widely accepted as a board level performance issue and there has been a growing focus on the health and safety responsibilities of directors and senior managers in all organisations, culminating in the introduction of the new offence of Corporate manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007, where an offence will be committed where failings of the organisation's senior management are a substantial element in any gross breach of a duty of care which results in a persons death.

The Health and Safety Executive have continued to focus on the business benefits of effective health and safety management while continuing to bear down on poor performers. This course has been designed to enable delegates to gain an understanding of a director's role in agreeing and driving forward an effective management strategy.

Course ContentAll bespoke courses can be tailored to business and individual needs and typically the content of the course will cover the following topics:

  • Why direct safely.
  • Health and safety legislation.
  • Overview of Corporate manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007.
  • Criminal and civil law.
  • Individual roles, responsibilities and liabilities including the New Offences Act.
  • Planning for health and safety.
  • Implementation of health and safety management systems.
  • Monitoring health and safety.
  • Audit and review.

Who is it For?
This course is aimed at directors and other senior executives with strategic responsibilities for determining and implementing effective health and safety management.

Course duration
The course will be typically three to four hours depending on specific requirements and can be delivered on clients' own site.

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