Directors Role for Health and SafetyCITB

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Awarding Body


Course Reference

Directors Role for Health and Safety (DRHS)


1 day (7.5 hours)


E-course prior to attendance followed on completion with Multi choice written exam.

Entry requirements

Course has been developed for Directors and Senior Managers active in a health and safety strategic role in the built environment from any organisational size in construction, civil engineering or allied trades, and therefore should be considered before enrolling delegates on to this course.

Delegates must be above to demonstrate

  • Either previously completed a CITB Directors Role for Health and Safety course – OR working knowledge of the following health and safety legislation with the anticipation that course content and the end of course assessment will require delegates to consider these legislations in context with a Directors role and responsibility :
  • Health and Safety At Work Act 1974
  • Employers Liability (Compulsory Insurance) Act 1969
  • Construction (Design and Management) Regulations (CDM) 2015
  • Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999


  • Completion of the pre-course elearning (accessed via Successful completion of this component generates a digital certificate, a copy of which must be sent to Enviromontel Training & Rescue Ltd at least 24 hours before the commencement of the course.

Delegates should hold or be about to hold the role of Director or Strategic Senior Role.

Delegates must be competent in English at Senior management level.


Provided by CITB

Number of delegates

Minimum 4 – Maximum 12

Course Introduction

This one day interactive course has been designed for company directors and senior managers with the aim of recognising the human and financial implications of non-compliance of health and safety legislation.

The course will provide a summary of how to promote a positive organisational culture for health and safety.  Group exercises throughout the day will give delegates the opportunity to discuss their thoughts about health and safety and their responsibilities in an open forum.

Course Aims

The course aims to help directors to:

  • Recognise the moral, economic and legal costs and implications of decisions made in the boardroom that may make their business liable
  • Understand the significance of strategic management of risks
  • Appreciate the range of consequences from failing to manage health and safety effectively
  • Understand the importance of competent duty holders, and the significant of their cooperation, communication and coordination of health and safety on projects
  • Recognise the need to appoint competent health and safety assistance, and the limitations of such an appointment, and
  • Identify the basic tools to introduce a proactive health and safety culture into an organisation, and the benefits of this approach.

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To book a course, or for more information, please call our Training Team on 01905 425 468.

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