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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Course Introduction

The IOSH Safety for Executives and Directors course is designed for members of the executive branch of an organisation. The course covers the roles, responsibility and accountability that executives have to ensure health & safety best practice across their workforce.

The course features a range of interactive exercises, quizzes, drag and drop exercises and case studies, to test your understanding. Throughout the course, there are also a number of short films to further explain key concepts and a series of animations that explain key terminology.


On successful completion of the courses assessments, delegates will be issued with an IOSH Safety for Senior Executives Certificate.

Who is it for?

  • The IOSH Safety for Executives and Directors course is aimed at Directors, Vice Presidents, Senior Executives and other senior managers who have the responsibility for policy-making and strategic planning for health and safety within any organisation.
  • The IOSH Safety for Executives and Directors course is aimed at all sectors.


You can complete the course from any PC, laptop, tablet or phone at any time. Whilst the course will work on any device, for best optimisation we recommend you access the majority of the course from a PC or laptop.


Once completed, IOSH will issue you with an official certificate. The Safety for Executives and Directors course is based on life-long learning so has no expiration date.

How long will it take?

IOSH recommend that students spend around 8 hours completing the course, although it can be completed at your own pace, whatever this may be.

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