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Directors & Senior Managers Responsibilities for Health and Safety Management Workshop

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1 Day

Who should attend?

For people who are: Board members; Directors; Senior managers with responsibilities for health and safety


To provide course members with: A clear understanding of the moral, business and legal case for the management of health and safety; An introduction of proactive and reactive management together with an introduction to behavioural safety


The course includes:

  • Health and safety management
  • The business case
  • Health and safety management systems
  • Legal terminology
  • Civil and criminal law
  • Acts, regulations, approved codes of practice and guidance
  • Absolute duty
  • So far as is practicable/ reasonably practicable
  • Negligence and contributory negligence
  • Vicarious liability
  • Overview of relevant legislation
  • Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
  • Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999
  • Quarries Regulations 1999
  • The Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007
  • Health and Safety (Offences) Act 2008
  • Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984
  • Responsibilities
  • Behavioural based approach to building a positive safety culture

Number of delegates

minimum 6, maximum of 12

Duration and Delivery Options

Based in a training room. Short lectures; Demonstrations; Group discussions; Individual exercises. Successful completion of the course leads to a MPQC Certificate of Achievement

Contact Details

Contact details: For further details or to make a booking, contact Maggi on 0115-983-6580 or email: maggi.pelling@mpskills.co.uk