Directors Role for Health & Safety


£246 members
£275 non-members

Dates 2018:

20th November 2018


26th March 2019
10th June 2019
10th September 2019
9th December 2019

This one-day interactive course has been designed for company directors with the aim of recognising the human and financial implications of health and safety legislation non-compliance.

The course will provide a summary of how to promote a positive organisational culture for health and safety.  Workshop exercises throughout the day will give delegates the opportunity to discuss their thoughts about health and safety and their responsibilities in an open forum.

The day concludes with delegates preparing an action plan for use when they return to the workplace.  This will include a checklist to utilise within their organisation that will help to ensure compliance with legislation.

Aims and objectives

The delegates will gain knowledge and understanding in:

  • moral, economic and legal costs and implications of making decisions
  • strategic management of risks
  • consequences of failed health and safety management
  • importance of competent duty holders, and cooperating, communicating and coordinating health and safety on projects
  • appointment of competent health and safety assistance
  • basic tools to introduce a proactive health and safety culture into an organisation


At the end of the day the delegates will be able to:

  • recognise the moral, economic and legal costs/implications of decisions made in the boardroom that make their business liable
  • understand the importance of strategic management of risks
  • appreciate the consequences of failing to manage health & safety effectively
  • understand the importance of competent duty holders co-operating, communicating and co-ordinating health & safety throughout the whole project
  • recognise the need to appoint competent health and safety assistance and the limitations of such an appointment
  • identify the basic tools for introducing a proactive health and safety culture into their organisation

Course Content

  • Aims and Objectives
  • The Health and Safety Strategy Influences
  • Getting it Right
  • Plan, Deliver, Monitor & Review, CDM and Duty Holders Roles
  • Putting people to work safely
  • Safety leadership action plan


  • All delegates are required to bring some form of photographic identification along on the day of the course.  Where identification evidence is not provided by a delegate, they will be refused attendance on the course.
  • All delegates attending the course are to have a good understanding of spoken and written English.


CITB certification upon successful completion of course

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