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Directors & Senior Managers Responsibilities for Health and Safety Management Workshop


1 Day

Who should attend?

For people who are:

Board members
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 behavioral 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 an MPQC Certificate of Achievement

Contact Details

Contact details: For further details or to make a booking, contact the team on 0115 983 6580 or email: enquiries@mpskills.co.uk