The EssentialSkillz Managing Health and Safety online training explains the importance of health and safety in the workplace and the role of managers in promoting health and safety practices in the workplace. In order for health and safety issues to be taken seriously, it must be seen to come from management. To be successful, health and safety policies rely on managers to play a key role in its implementation.
Health and safety should be a core business function discussed at highest levels in organisation and given equal priority along with functions such as finance, sales, recruitment or quality control.
The EssentialSkillz Managing Health and Safety course has been designed for managers and highlights their responsibilities in managing the health and safety of their staff. The online course explains the legal requirements, as defined in the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and other legislation, as well as the importance of a robust Health and Safety Policy.