Remote CITB Directors Role for Health and Safety

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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. 

This includes how senior leaders can become better advocates, influences and supporters with respect to their health and safety systems and staff it also should ensure that senior staff engage in developing and improving the health and safety culture in their workplace. 

Senior staff have a direct impact on the moral economic and potential legal costs to the business and appreciation of the consequences of failing to recognise these can have serious implications.  

CITB recommend that all learners complete the eLearning prior to attendance of this course, since the eLearning course provides the foundation of information that will be expanded on in the course.

However, no evidence of completion is required by CITB prior to the course. The interactive e-learning course takes approximately 1.5 hours to complete, but you don’t have to do it all at once.

You can close the eLearning at any time and, on your return, pick up where you left off. Your progress will be saved automatically. We recommend that you sit the course in 30-minutes chunks. You can access the eLearning course through this link:

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Course Information

Course Overview

The Directors Role for Health and Safety one day 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 responsibilities in an open forum. 

The day will conclude 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. 

By the end of this course delegates will be able to :

  • Recognise the moral, economic and legal costs/implications of decisions made in the boardroom that make your business liable
  • Understand the importance of strategic management of risks
  • Appreciate the consequences of failing to manage health and safety effectively
  • Understand the importance of competent duty holders cooperating, communicating and coordinating health and 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 your organisation

Delegates will receive a CITB certificate upon successful completion of the course. 

Course Content

This course will cover the following topic areas:

  • Aims and Objectives – Moral, economic and legal costs and implications of making decisions
  • The Health and Safety Strategy Influences – Strategic management of risks
  • Getting it Right – Consequences of failed health and safety management
  • Plan, Deliver, Monitor and Review CDM Duty Holders Roles – Importance of competent duty holders and cooperating, communicating and coordinating health and safety on projects
  • Putting People to Work Safely – Appointment of competent health and safety assistance
  • Safety Leadership Action Plan – Basic tools to introduce a proactive health and safety culture into an organisation


All remote training is conducted online through Zoom. You’ll be sent joining instructions after you’ve booked and paid for your place on the course.

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