E-learning Course Introduction

This IOSH Managing Safety Refresher e-learning course is delivered entirely online. The course is designed to go over the latest changes and methods on how to manage health and safety in the workplace, focusing on the roles of supervisors and managers. It is recommended that this course is attended every three years, however this is not a pre-requisite.

With effect from the 1st April 2017, IOSH certificates for all refresher courses will contain the word “refresher” within the course title.

The course consists of core elements such as:

  • A basic introduction to the managing safely refresher online course
  • Risk assessments and control
  • Measuring performance
  • How to identify hazards
  • The investigation of accidents and incidents
  • The responsibilities of managers
  • Protecting the environment

Who is the Course Aimed Towards?

This course is designed for managers and supervisors who have already sat and passed the IOSH Managing Safety course. The certificates are valid for three years, to renew your certificate you will need to attend the online refresher course before your certificate expires. Proof of your previous certification will be requested. You will need to have a computer with Internet Explorer v6 or above, Flash v6 or above and turn off the Google toolbar.

Gain a Recognised Qualification of the Highest Standard

The certificate is awarded by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH), the Chartered body of health and safety professionals. This is a recognised qualification all over the UK.

Course Duration

The course consists of approximately 6 to 7 hours of learning. You will be given a period of six months to complete the course. The length of time cannot be extended.

Assessment and Success

Assessment consists of an online test at the end of the course. If you are able to pass the assessment you will be awarded with the IOSH Managing Safely Certificate that is valid for a further three years.

Benefits for Employers

Employers benefit by having qualified managers and supervisors that are up to speed on the latest health and safety requirements and laws. This shows compliance with the law and helps to reduce the risks of accidents in the workplace.

Minimum PC Requirements

  • Internet Explorer v6 and Flash v8 or higher.
  • It is also necessary to remove the Google toolbar
  • Please note this course is compatible with MAC computers.