H&S for Directors & Senior Managers

Leadership and accountability are key aspects for anyone who holds a directorship or is appointed as a top-level manager.  The planning, running and upkeep of policies to comply with duties under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 is an essential part of these roles.  These people will be held to account by law enforcers, the Courts and the public if a serious breach of duty happens on-their-watch.

Aim:

The course is designed to address any gaps in knowledge and understanding of the employer’s general duties under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 (HSWA) and the implications of the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007.

Who should Attend:

Anyone who is a director or top-level manager with authority to exercise control and the direction of an organisation’s aims and objectives.

Course Outline:

Classification of Law in England and Wales

General duties stated in Part 1 of HSWA

Representatives of the ‘Body Corporate’, HSWA Section 37 offences

Enforcement of HSWA and subordinate legislation

Punishment and penalties – Sentencing guidelines

The Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007

H&S Management Systems and H&S culture.

Duration:

2-hours.  Held at a location of your choice.  This course can also be conducted using either Zoom or Teams applications.

NOTE:

At the completion of the course delegates will be given a certificate of attendance.  This course is not accredited.