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Safety Awareness for Managers


€368 Non-member rate €289 Ibec member rate

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Safety Awareness for Managers

Duration: 1 day

  • Online
  • 1 day
  • Mon 28 Nov 2022 | 09:30 - 17:00


This programme will provide managers with an overview of their roles and responsibilities for the day-to-day practical concerns of integrating H&S with operational management within their workplace.

At the end of the programme participants will:

  • Understand the principles and requirements of key health and safety legislation
  • Comprehend the principles of hazard identification and risk assessment
  • Identify the key elements and techniques ensuring the co-operation of all staff on health and safety
  • Understand the benefits, techniques and principles of controlling safety issues and arrangements
  • Recognise the benefits, techniques and principles of safety-performance monitoring
  • Appreciate the principles of accident management


This programme is for:

Line managers or those with a similar responsibility for employees under their direct control.



The programme facilitates participant discussion to ensure a thorough understanding of the key points and their application. Real life case studies and exercises will be used to ensure a real practical understanding of each topic.

Programme Schedule

Course Introduction

  • Why Manage Health and Safety?
  • Safety Management Systems
  • Safety Statement
  • Implementing and Managing Safety

Duties of Employer and Manager

  • Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act, 2005
  • Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application Regulations 2007)
  • Risk Assessment and Controlling Risks


  • Communication and Consultation
  • Communication Skills
  • Accident Causation & Accident Investigation

Programme Director

Sean Rooney

Sean has been involved in Occupational Health & Safety for 15 Years in various different capacities including as programme Director with Ibec Academy.  

With a Higher Diploma in Safety & Health at Work from UCD, Sean has consulted with many high profile customers on important projects such as training course design, claims management, hazard identification and risk reduction. Sean is also an experienced Food Safety consultant, First Aid, Fire Safety and Manual Handling Instructor. 

The trainer on this Safety Awareness for Managers programme at Ibec was very educated and motivated me to listen to every aspect of the course.

Niamh Varszegi
Hospitality Manager
Fitzers Catering

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