International Diploma In Occupational Safety & Health (iDipOSH)
This course is designed for managers and practitioners with specific responsibility for health and safety in the workplace. The Level 6 Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health is a professional qualification recognized nationally. The course covers risk management, health and safety culture and occupational health. The content is reviewed annually to ensure that the latest standards and legal requirements for occupational health and safety are applied. During the course, delegates will be taught the principles of health and safety management, how to safeguard people’s health in the workplace, and how to promote a positive health and safety culture in the workplace. Following the successful completion of a period of initial professional development, a graduate member may. Holders of the Level 6 Diploma may also
This nationally-recognized, professional qualification is for managers and practitioners with specific responsibility for health and safety in the workplace.
During the course, participants will be taught:
- The principles of health and safety management
- How to safeguard people’s health in the workplace
- How to promote a positive health and safety culture in the workplace
- Can access graduate membership of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH)
- Can apply for chartered status of IOSH (CMIOSH)
- Can apply for full membership of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM).
Principles of health and safety managementThe need for managing health and safety at work The influence of international agencies and standards on health and safety at work Developing and implementing a health and safety management system Identifying and evaluating hazards and risks associated with workplace activities Developing and implementing control strategies for managing health and safety risks at work Reporting and investigating health and safety incidents at work Reducing the impact of workplace activities on the environment.
Safeguarding people’s health in the workplaceOccupational health strategy integration with an effective health and safety management system. The effect of occupational health hazards on people Managing the health of vulnerable persons in the workplace Identifying and evaluating occupational health hazards and risks Developing and implementing control strategies for managing occupational health risks.
Safeguarding people’s health in the workplaceThe importance of a positive health and safety culture within an organization Assessing the existing health and safety culture of an organization Understanding the factors that influence staff behavior Improving the health and safety culture of an organization Developing and presenting a business case for improving the health and safety culture of an organization.
Course will be completed in 30 days.
- Unit 1 is assessed by a 3 hour written examination.
- Unit 2 is assessed by a 2 ½ hour written examination and a workplace-based assignment
- Unit 3 is assessed by a workplace-based assignment