Health and Safety (Manager's Overview)

Our Manager's Overview of Health and Safety course explores the roles managers play in creating a positive health and safety culture.

Key Learning Points:

  • A manager’s role in ensuring health and safety
  • The importance of the ‘Plan, Do, Check, Act’ method
  • Putting the ‘Plan, Do, Check, Act’ method into action
  • The importance of health and safety company policies
  • How to investigate incidents and near-misses
Health and Safety (Manager's Overview)
Health and Safety (Manager's Overview)
Health and Safety (Manager's Overview)
Health and Safety (Manager's Overview)
Health and Safety (Manager's Overview)
Health and Safety (Manager's Overview)

Course Overview

Good managers lead by example, and health and safety issues are no exception! That's why it's essential that all managers are given the chance to learn what is required of them when it comes to health and safety issues and how to apply these regulations day-to-day.

Our Manager's Overview of Health and Safety eLearning course is designed especially for managers and supervisors. It explores their responsibilities when it comes to the health and safety of their colleagues. The course focuses on the 'Plan, Do, Check, Act' management system.

Course Details

  • Course duration: 30 minutes
  • Engaging and learner-friendly
  • Multiple-choice question assessment
  • Certificate on completion
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Course Contents

Our Manager’s Overview of Health and Safety course is made up of a single core module.

Managers play a crucial role in ensuring good health and safety standards. In this module, learners are taught the ‘plan, do, check, act’ method of health and safety management. It explores the importance of written health and safety policies and how to investigate accidents, incidents and near-misses.

The Role of the Manager in Health and Safety
The Role of the Manager in Health and Safety
Managers play a crucial role in ensuring good health and safety standards in the workplace. The course gives an overview of their responsibilities, from devising health and safety company policies to investigating accidents and near-misses.
The Four Stage Management System
The Four Stage Management System
The course covers the ‘Plan, Do, Check, Act’ health and safety management system. This system teaches managers what each stage involves and how to take health and safety from policy stage through to implementation, making sure that all staff are aware of the policies in place.
Reviewing Health and Safety Arrangements
Reviewing Health and Safety Arrangements
Managers have a responsibility for health and safety company policies and for ensuring, as far as possible, that they are put into action. They should be reviewed regularly and feedback should be sought from the people doing the jobs involved.

Who Should Take This Course?

The Manager's Overview of Health and Safety is suitable for anyone with responsibility to manage or supervise other staff.

  • Line managers
  • Supervisors
  • Team leaders
  • Heads of departments
  • Health and safety managers

The Assessment

Learners are assessed by multiple-choice questions about managers' responsibilities relating to workplace health and safety.

As a manager, knowing how best to protect your team's health and safety can be tricky. Do you know how to use the 'plan, do, check, act' method? Put your knowledge to the test with our multiple-choice assessment. Pass with 80% or more to receive your certificate.

2 Ways of Purchasing

You can purchase our courses individually or for even better value you can purchase the complete range of Compliance, Health and Safety or Performance Management courses in one neat bundle.

1. Individual Licenses

If you buy courses on an individual bases you pay a price per learner, per course per year. You can run these courses on your own LMS if Xapi/SCORM compliant or you can take them.

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2. Complete Bundle

Buy all of the Compliance, Health and Safety or Performance Management courses in one great value package and receive unlimited benefits.

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1. Individual Pricing

Number of Learners Cost (per year)
1 - 10 29 / per learner
11 - 20 25 / per learner
21 - 50 20 / per learner
51 - 100 15 / per learner
101 - 150 10 / per learner
150+ POA

Exchange rates are updated regularly but are only intended as a guide.

2. Complete Bundle Pricing

If you buy all the Compliance, Health & Safety or Performance Management in a complete bundle, all features come as standard, no matter the size of your organisation!

Number of Learners Cost (per year)
1 - 100 30 / per learner
101 - 200 25 / per learner
201 - 300 21 / per learner
301 - 400 18 / per learner
401 - 500 15 / per learner
501 - 750 12.50 / per learner
751 - 1000 10 / per learner
1001 - 2500 8 / per learner
2501 - 5000 6 / per learner
5000 - 10,000 5 / per learner
10,000 + POA
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  • Unlimited help desk support

Exchange rates are updated regularly but are only intended as a guide. Prices are based on a 2 year contract.

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The Importance of Health and Safety Training

Poor health and safety can lead to illnesses, accidents, and injuries in the workplace. All of these can have a devastating effect on individuals and result in significant consequences for your organisation.

Employers and employees are responsible for the health and safety of their customers, suppliers, and any members of the public who are affected by their work activities.

The Importance of Health and Safety Training

FAQ's

If you have any questions that are not covered here, please get in touch.

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Who has overall responsibility for health and safety in the workplace?
The overall responsibility for health and safety in the workplace falls to the employer. They must ensure they take all reasonable steps to protect their staff, visitors to the workplace and the wider public from harm resulting from work activities. Employees have a responsibility to follow all health and safety rules correctly.
What responsibility do managers have for health and safety in the workplace?
Managers must make sure staff have everything they need to conduct their work safely and without putting their health at risk. This includes conducting regular, relevant risk assessments and providing the correct personal protective equipment. Managers should make it clear that workers can raise safety concerns with them if needed.
How can a manager improve safety culture?
Managers can improve health and safety culture in a workplace by clearly communicating all health and safety rules and the reasons behind them to their teams. This is a two-way conversation so employees can have input into health and safety policies. They should also lead by example by following all rules.

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