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Course Description

The International Diploma takes a risk management approach based on best practice and international standards, such as the International Labour Organisation codes of practice with special reference to model such as the ILO Guidelines on Occupational Safety and Health Management Systems (ILO-OSH 2001). Underpinning knowledge of legal frameworks is included and local laws and cultural factors should form part of the study programme where relevant and appropriate. 

It provides the core health and safety knowledge which, combined with understanding and appropriate application, underpins the competent performance of an Occupational Health and Safety Practitioner


Course Objective

By the end of this course, participants will be able to

  • Explain the moral, legal and economic reasons for a health and safety management system 
  • Outline the societal factors which influence health and safety standards and priorities 
  • Explain the principles and content of effective health and safety, quality, environmental, and integrated management systems with reference to recognised models and standards 
  • Outline the role and responsibilities of the health and safety practitioner
  • Explain the theories of loss causation 
  • Explain the quantitative analysis of incident and ill health data, limitations of their application, and their presentation in numerical and graphical form 
  • Explain the external and the internal reporting and recording systems for loss events (injuries, ill health, dangerous occurrences) and nearmisses 
  • Explain loss and near miss investigations, the requirements, benefits, the procedures, the documentation, and the involvement of and communication with relevant staff and representatives. 
  • Explain the purpose of performance measurement in relation to health and safety objectives and arrangements 
  • Explain the need for, and the objectives and limitations of, health and safety monitoring systems 
  • Describe the variety of monitoring and measurement techniques 
  • Explain the requirements for reviewing health and safety performance. 
  • Describe how to use internal and external sources of information in the identification of hazards and the assessment of risk 
  • Outline a range of hazard identification techniques 
  • Explain how to assess and evaluate risk and to implement a risk assessment program
  • Explain the principles and techniques of failure tracing methodologies with the use of calculations. 
  • Outline common risk management strategies 
  • Outline factors to be taken into account when selecting risk controls 
  • Explain the development, main features and operation of safe systems of work and permit to work systems
  • Explain the internal and external influences on health and safety in an organization 
  • Outline the different types of organization, their structure, function and the concept of the organization as a system 
  • Identify the various categories of third parties in a workplace, the relevant duties, responsibilities and controls 
  • Explain the role, influences on and procedures for formal and informal consultation with workers in the workplace 
  • Outline the development of a health and safety management information system, the relevant duties and the data it should contain 
  • Explain health and safety culture and climate 
  • Outline the factors, which can both positively and negatively affect health and safety culture and climate. 
  • Outline psychological and sociological factors which may give rise to specific patterns of safe and unsafe behavior in the working environment 
  • Explain the nature of the perception of risk and its relationship to performance in the workplace 
  • Explain the classification of human failure 
  • Explain appropriate methods of improving individual human reliability in the workplace 
  • Explain how organizational factors could contribute to improving human reliability 
  • Explain how job factors could contribute to improving human reliability 
  • Outline the principles, conditions and typical content of behavioral change program designed to improve safe behavior in the workplace. 
  • Describe comparative governmental and socio-legal, regulatory and corporate models 
  • Explain the role and limitations of the International Labour Organisation in a global health and safety setting 
  • Explain the role non governmental bodies and self regulation has in securing common health and safety standards in a global economy. 

Course Outline

Principles of health and safety management

  • Reasons for managing health and safety 
  • Societal factors which influence health and safety standards and priorities 
  • Principles and content of effective management systems 
  • Role and responsibilities of the health and safety practitioner 

Loss causation and incident investigation

  • Theories of loss causation 
  • Quantitative analysis of accident and ill health data 
  • Reporting and recording of loss events (injuries, ill health and dangerous occurrences) and near misses 
  • Loss and near miss investigations 

Measuring and reviewing health and safety performance

  • Purpose of performance measurement 
  • Monitoring systems 
  • Monitoring and measurement techniques 
  • Reviewing health and safety performance 

Identifying hazards, assessing and evaluating risks

  • Sources of information in the identification of hazards and the assessment of risk 
  • Hazard identification techniques 
  • Assessment and evaluation of risk 
  • Failure tracing methodologies 

Risk Control

  • Common risk management strategies 
  • Factors to be taken into account when selecting risk controls 
  • Safe systems of work and permit to work systems 

Organisational factors

  • Internal and external influences 
  • Types of organizations 
  • Third party control 
  • Consultation with workers 
  • Health and safety management information system 
  • Health and safety culture and climate 
  • Factors affecting health and safety culture and climate 

Human Factors

  • Human psychology, sociology and behavior 
  • Perception of risk 
  • Human failure classification
  • Improving individual human reliability in the workplace 
  • Organizational factors 
  • Job factors 
  • Behavioral change programs 

Regulating health and safety 

  • Comparative governmental and socio legal and corporate models 
  • Legal hierarchy of state and federal laws and their application to health and safety law 
  • Role and limitations of the International Labor Organization in a global health and safety setting 
  • The role of non governmental bodies and health and safety standards 

  
  

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IIRSM13 Kuwait 22-1-2020 23-1-2020
IIRSM13 Kuwait 13-4-2020 14-4-2020
IIRSM13 Kuwait 13-7-2020 14-7-2020
IIRSM13 Kuwait 12-10-2020 13-10-2020
IIRSM13 Kuwait 12-10-2020 13-10-2020