IOSH Leading Safely®

Course Overview

Essential learning for senior leaders…

This IOSH Leading Safely course is designed for the top people with an eye on valuable business benefits. Safety and health is not just a legal requirement, it’s integral in many of today’s successful companies. It brings huge benefits for reputation, productivity and results.

Leading Safely will sharpen the skill set of individuals to make them a more effective leader, giving their organisation the expertise it needs to succeed.

IOSH has designed the course in conjunction with business leaders to deliver content that will add value to individuals and their organisation.

The session, delivered over five hours, has been tailored to include content that is relevant to the social housing sector, making it ideal for directors, executive teams and board members.

Leading Safely gives anyone with leadership responsibility the practical knowledge and the strategic solutions for sustainable business advantage through good safety and health practice.

What’s Covered?

The stand-out feature of the session is the ability for delegates to benchmark their current and future safety and health vision and priorities in line with global models of safety and to recognise good practice gathered from leading organisations.

The course covers:

  • Safety and health and what it means for different leadership roles
  • The responsibilities and behaviours of a leader
  • What effective safety and health leadership looks like
  • How to get things right
  • How leaders can make improvements
  • The benefits of effective safety and health leadership.

At the end of the course, delegates will make a commitment to a personal action plan to improve their own and their organisation’s safety and health management.

Download the IOSH fact sheet here.

Learning Outcomes

The course helps to shape your organisational safety and health objectives:

  • Understand good practice from around the world
  • Benchmark your performance against others
  • Shape your safety and health vision and identify the steps you can take to achieve it.

Your company can be rewarded by:

  • Reduced accident rates, absence and sick leave
  • Increased productivity and profits
  • Improved reputation among suppliers, clients and partners
  • Reduced insurance premiums and legal costs
  • Better business continuity.


This course can be delivered in the following ways: