IOSH Safety for Executives and Directors

  • A comprehensive course tailor-made to address the health and safety responsibilities that belong to the executive branch of an organisation.  
  • Highlights the importance of integrating health and safety objectives as a key organisational objective.
  • IOSH experts are available to provide users with effective support and guidance as they progress along their learning journey.
  • Training can be completed anywhere, anytime and on any device, so users can undertake training at a pace that suits them.
  • This IOSH course is supplied by an approved IOSH training provider: International Workplace.


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The IOSH Safety for Executives and Directors Online Training course is specifically designed for members of the executive branch of an organisation, particularly those who are involved in policy-making and strategic planning for health and safety such as Directors, Vice Presidents, Senior Executives and other senior managers.

The course covers the roles, responsibility and accountability that executives have to ensure health and safety best practice across their workforce. It also highlights how the success of a health and safety system can be measured, both in terms of its effect on the workforce and the organisation’s performance.

The course can be completed at any time and any place, so training can be integrated into a users day to day activities without disrupting workflow.

Course Objectives

  • To introduce members of the executive branch to health and safety measures on an organisational scale.
  • To clearly define the responsibility and accountability that users have to ensure workplace safety across their workforce.
  • To instruct users to identify and manage organisational risks.
  • To outline all legal requirements that govern workplace health and safety.
  • To highlight the moral, legal, financial and reputational cost of health and safety failures.
  • To highlight the positive impact that effective leadership can have on employee health, safety and wellbeing.


The IOSH Safety for Executives and Directors Online Training course is assessed through a short multi-format exam with questions drawn from a comprehensive Q&A bank.


On successful completion of the IOSH Safety for Executives and Directors Online Training assessment, users will be issued with an IOSH Safety for Senior Executives Certificate.

Course Duration

On average the course can take between 6-8 hours to complete.