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IOSH Managing Safely – HS05

Our IOSH managing safely course is aimed at managers and supervisors in any sector or organisation. It is designed to get managers up to speed on the practical actions they need to take to handle health and safety within their teams.

This course is now available online and is being live streamed using ‘Zoom‘. It’s the same great training achieving high levels of interaction and is still being delivered by a knowledgeable and experienced trainer. Where required all course materials are provided in advance of training, all you need is access to the internet and a suitable device (computer, laptop, I-pad or similar) to join in.

“Very well delivered, well placed, everybody found it helpful and useful. 10/10”


“Well run and charming, engaging trainers”


“Excellent teachers who were able to answer so many different questions whilst also making it very enjoyable. 10/10”


“Fantastic speakers and the best first aid traning I have ever had. 10/10”


Millfield Senior School (Basic Life Support Course), July 2018

Why do our customers choose us?

Acorn Health and Safety Training BookletIOSH courses are fun, interesting and thought provoking. Even more so when delivered by our trainers, members of IOSH, who’ve been providing these courses to varied audience for many years.

Our courses are delivered by knowledgeable and enthusiastic consultants and trainers, all of whom hold adult teaching qualifications supported by a professional qualification, and have considerable, hands on practical experience which is reflected in our grounded, pragmatic approach.

Teaching 18,000 delegates a year, Acorn Health & Safety offer training to individuals, groups and entire staff teams. We are committed to providing excellent training delivered in a relaxed, yet informative style.

How do we approach IOSH managing safely training?

Our course programme employs a variety of teaching techniques to meet the needs of individual delegates.  This course programme, approved by the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) follows a set syllabus and contains the most up to date information available including:

  • Introducing managing safely
  • Assessing risks
  • Controlling risks
  • Understanding your responsibilities
  • Identifying hazards
  • Investigating accidents and incidents
  • Measuring performance
  • Protecting our environment

The managing safely course won’t turn you into a safety expert – but will provide the knowledge and tools to tackle the health and safety issues you are responsible for.

The course is recommended for anyone in a management or supervisory role. It is designed for managers and supervisors in any sector and in any Country and provides the knowledge and tools required to manage safely.

Our industry experienced trainers pride themselves in their ability to fully include delegates from all business sectors attending the course, and actively seek to promote discussion, participation and sharing of real life experiences to enhance the course content and overall training room experience for course delegates. We regularly receive commendations for our course delivery, and achieve an enviably high pass rate in the end of course assessment which leads to an internationally recognised certificate for successful delegates.

Split into seven easily absorbed modules which are based on clear recognisable real life examples, the course allows for plenty of interaction through quizzes, games and discussion, with a flexibility of delivery to suit any business requirements.

Businesses benefit from enhanced hazard identification and risk assessment ability, increased employee involvement to improve workplace safety, enhanced reputation within the supply chain, and should an accident happen, a clear structured approach ensures a thorough unbiased investigation can be undertaken resulting in corrective and preventative actions.

Delegates attending this course can expect:

  • Memorable and thought-provoking facts and case studies
  • Modules backed by clear examples and recognisable scenarios
  • Summaries to reinforce key points
  • Checklists and materials supplied for subsequent use in the workplace
  • Interactive quiz and discussions
  • Practical exercises based on the operations of a real business
  • Successful delegates awarded an IOSH issued Managing Safely certificate

Every delegate who has attended all 7 modules, then takes the end-of-course assessment which consist of a multi-format question paper on the last day of the course and they must complete a risk assessment project. This is usually completed in the workplace and returned to us within 2 weeks of the last day of the course. The project can be completed using either the IOSH project template or a copy of a blank company risk assessment form from the delegate's own organisation (providing it meets the criteria). There are also 2 mock assessments, each with 5 questions.

The course duration is 3 days.

NEW - Both classroom and online courses are now available

For information on our 'Live Streamed' on-line courses

For information on our classroom based training

What should you expect from Acorn Health & Safety?

We’ll provide delegates with a variety of printed course materials including workbooks and handouts. Post successful completion of this course, delegates will receive the internationally recognised IOSH managing safely course certificate issued by IOSH usually within 6 weeks of course completion.

Post course our team of consultants and trainers are available to answer any questions you might have.  You’ll also receive an automatic reminder prior to course expiry.

Our ‘IOSH Managing Safely’ course portfolio is just one group of over 60 courses we offer. Acorn Health & Safety provides training and consultancy in first aidfire safetyfood safety, manual handlinghealthcare training and health and safety.

Our ‘in-house’ course programmes are the most cost effective option if you’ve a number of staff requiring training, and in many cases can be adapted to include reference to local policy, practice and documentation.  These courses can be delivered either at any suitable venue or you can hire our purpose-built training centre located in Warmley, Bristol, whichever is best suited to your needs.

We also run a rolling programme of ‘open courses’ which are particularly suited for individuals or organisations that only have a few delegates or those looking to release small groups of staff at a time.

Please contact us to discuss all of your training needs so we can advise the most suitable and cost effective solution.

Not every course can be 'off the shelf'.

Our tailored health and safety training is aimed at meeting the needs of customers who have specific subjects to be covered within their health and safety staff training.

Find out more

Call our team on 0117 958 2070 or if it’s out of hours or you prefer e-mail –

Open Course Diary

Aimed at businesses and individuals requiring specific training or those with only a few members of staff to train our open courses run regularly throughout the year and cover a variety of different subjects.

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