What is IOSH?
The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) is the world's largest health and safety membership body. With 44,000 members in 99 countries, IOSH is committed to ensuring that global work practices are safe, healthy and sustainable.
What does IOSH stand for?
IOSH stands for Institution of Occupational Safety and Health, the Chartered body for health and safety professionals. IOSH is a UK-based organisation offering professional qualifications in order to raise standards of health and safety in the workplace.
What does IOSH stand for?
IOSH training courses help people in all sectors stay healthy and safe at work. The Managing Safely course is available with CTSafe Limited in Vietnam and other countries.
IOSH training courses combine up-to-date theory and practice to enable around 100,000 people a year to earn qualifications. Earning an IOSH qualification will allow the holder to ensure that the health and safety practices in their workplace are current, effective and well managed.
What does IOSH training include?
The training syllabus varies depending on the course, but both include the following common key aspects:
The Working Safely course considers a range of hazards that could potentially cause harm including mechanical, physical, chemical, environmental, biological and organisational hazards. The Managing Safely course looks at hazards from a specific industry perspective including location, activity, substance and equipment.
Defining and assessing risks
Both courses guide learners through the risk assessment process and use a simple scoring system to use during assessments. Both also seek to underline that even simple, repetitive tasks can result in serious risks.
Improving health and safety performance
Looking at systems and processes, this topic investigates a wide range of workplace safety issues including inspections, permits, protective equipment, signage and emergency procedures to demonstrate how checking performance across these aspects can help to reduce risk.
What is IOSH Managing Safely?
IOSH Managing Safely is a three-day course that gives managers and supervisors the knowledge and skills they need to manage health and safety within their teams.
IOSH Managing Safely covers responsibilities for health and safety, hazard identification, assessing and controlling risks, accident investigation and measuring performance.
IOSH Managing Safely gives managers the confidence to drive health and safety performance within their teams and to improve the health and safety culture of their organisation as a whole.