Attendees will learn about the impact that work-related and non-work-related illness can have on individuals and on their organisation. They’ll also be equipped with techniques to evaluate the health and wellbeing of their team and taught how to deliver effective support to keep their teams healthy at work.
Who should attend?
The IOSH Managing Occupational Health and Wellbeing course is for anyone in a supervisory or managerial role who wants to be better equipped to deal with the diverse range of health issues that can affect a modern workforce.
The course is split into 4 modules:
- A healthy company
Delegates learn about health management and why it makes good business sense to manage occupational health and wellbeing in the workplace. They also learn what a health needs assessment is and the key considerations that should be taken into account when carrying one out.
- Health risk assessment
Introduces the five health hazard categories and looks at the causes of work-related health hazards in each category and their impact. Through an interactive exercise, delegates carry out their own health risk assessment and put together an action plan to monitor health risks.
- Fitness for work
Examines the different types of non-work-related conditions and how they can affect fitness for work. Discusses the importance of managing the fluctuations in people’s health status and the benefits of getting people back to work.
Delegates learn what a wellbeing strategy includes and how the introduction and promotion of a wellbeing programme can influence and add value to an organisation.
The assessment includes a knowledge and comprehension test, with questions in a variety of formats to be taken under examination conditions. Delegates will also have to complete a workplace health risk assessment, using the standard IOSH form. This is to be completed within two weeks of the end of the course.
Successful candidates receive an IOSH accredited certificate.
This course is approved by the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH).
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