IOSH Managing Occupational Health & Wellbeing

Cost: £180 per person

An organisation that is healthy is more likely to be more productive. It gains the benefits of a flexible, dynamic workforce that remains competitive in today's challenging climate. Both employers and employees reap the rewards of a healthy workforce.

We're not talking about financial health and wealth, although they follow as consequence and cause at the same time. We're talking about employee health and wellbeing and a management mindset that fosters them.

The IOSH Occupational Health and Wellbeing course explores that ethos. Moreover, it teaches delegates how to implement the theory to benefit from the outcomes in real time.

Who should attend this course?

This IOSH course is for managers and supervisors in any industry sector or organisation type. We will be delivering the course from the 11th March 2019, onward.

It empowers leaders with knowledge to help improve health and wellbeing throughout their organisation. It also arms them with the tools to help them deliver results to a willing workforce.

What the course covers.

Today, most companies address the safety risks within their organisation without a second thought. But they tend not to pay the same attention to the health and wellbeing of their workforce.

Labour Force Study Figures show that in 2017-18, 1.4 million UK workers suffered from a work-related ill health issue. 44% of those were assigned to stress, anxiety and depression. Over 71,000 workers suffered a RIDDOR reportable accident.

New and long-standing cases of work-related ill health by type, 2017/18 • HSE

LFS figures, Oct 2018

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 they should take into account when carrying one out.

Health Risk Assessment

An introduction to the five health hazard categories. The course 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 compile an action plan to monitor health risks

Fitness for work

An examination of the different types of non-work related conditions and how they can affect fitness for work. We discuss the importance of managing fluctuations in people's health and the benefits of getting people back to work.

Employee Wellbeing

Delegates learn what a 'wellbeing strategy' includes. Then we look at how introducing and promoting a wellbeing programme can influence and add value to an organisation.

Course outcomes and benefits

This course gives delegates the skills and knowledge they need to keep their teams healthy at work. More importantly, it explains how they can implement what they learn and get the workforce on side through:

  • Improving the company's reputation and giving them a competitive edge;
  • Helping to achieve a healthier and more productive workforce;
  • Empowering delegates to conduct a workplace health risk assessment;
  • Instructing delegates how to develop a health needs action plan;
  • Better managing employee health conditions;
  • Improving organisation-wide understanding of employee wellbeing;
  • Reducing sickness absence;
  • Increasing staff retention, leading to greater job satisfaction;
  • Reducing costs as a result of reducing injuries and ill health;
  • Reducing health insurance premiums due to a reduction in claims;
  • Reducing presenteeism and the need for employees to feel they have to work even when they're ill.

Successful delegates attain the IOSH Managing Occupational Health and Wellbeing certificate.

Course delivery

Despite how much it covers, IOSH Managing Occupational Health & Wellbeing is only a 1-day course. We can deliver it either at a client's premises or to individuals who can attend our inhouse courses.

Next training date:

We have one training date in the calendar for this course. We'll hold this one-day course on Thursday 13th June, 9 am - 4 pm.

Maximum 12 people; first come, first served. Please email training@mohs.co.uk to book your place.

Assessment

Based on the learning outcomes, delegates are assessed in two ways:

  • Knowledge and comprehension:
    • Learners must sit a 30 minute closed book examination, which consists of 20 questions in a variety of formats;
  • Practical application of learning:
    • Learners must complete a workplace health risk assessment using the standard IOSH form. They must complete that form within two weeks of the end of the course.

Cost of IOSH Occupational Health & Wellbeing course

We can deliver the course in two ways:

  • here at our West Bromwich facility (12 delegates max);
    • cost is £180 per person + VAT –
    • 12 places only on each course; first come, first served!!
    • lunch is not included in this price but can be added at time of booking for an additional £6 + VAT per delegate;
    • duration: 9 am to 4 pm
  • or on a client's site, again for up to 12 delegates;
    • cost is £1,200 per session + VAT.

Both sets of prices include the training book and the accompanying IOSH Managing Occupational Health and Wellbeing certificate.


This course is new to MOHS and is not in our 2019 Training Prospectus

Next training 13th June, 2019; further dates to be advised; please email training@mohs.co.uk for more detailed information.

Managers and Supervisors who understand that a healthy workforce leads to a happy and productive environment.

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