Managing Occupational Health and Wellbeing- IOSH

Managing Occupational Health and Wellbeing provides practical advice and tools for managers to help create a healthy and productive place of work.

Health and wellbeing have become a strategic consideration for businesses. Increasingly organisations need to focus on both what they do and how they do it.

An organisation that is healthy and well is more likely to be productive, innovative and competitive.



Managing Occupational Health and Wellbeing offers a fresh approach to health training. You’ll find a practical programme, full of step-by-step guidance, and a sharp business focus. But you’ll also find that the content engages and inspires your staff – critical to getting the message embedded across the whole organisation.


Successful delegates are awarded an IOSH Managing Occupational Health and Wellbeing certificate.

Top 5 business benefits

  • Practical advice and tools for managers to help create a healthy and productive place of work
  • Improved health and wellbeing awareness across the organisation
  • Fewer hours lost due to ill-health and reduced presenteeism, resulting in greater productivity
  • Internationally recognised certification for managers and supervisors
  • Enhanced reputation within the supply chain, with customers and other stakeholders

Top 5 delegate benefits

  • Ensures you can manage health risks
  • Ensures you understand your own responsibilities for health and wellbeing and why it makes good business sense
  • Ensures you can manage fluctuations in people’s health status and assess fitness for work
  • Empowers you to measure your own performance
  • Allows for reflections on good practice, both personally and organisation-wide

Covid 19- Safe Return To Work Training

This presentation will brief/ train all your staff before they return back to work. Our presentation takes account of the requirements within our Governments Return to Work Safely Protocol.

It assists with compliance as required by the Health & Safety Authority (H.S.A.) & the Food Safety Authority of Ireland.

  • What is COVID-19
  • COVID-19 Key Control Measures
  • Role of the Employer
  • Health & Safety Documentation
  • Management Responsibilities
  • Employee Responsibilities
  • Communication
  • Lead Worker Representative Role
  • Customer Facing Roles
  • Hand Hygiene
  • Return to Work Requirements
  • Travel to/from Work
  • Prevention of Cross-Contamination
  • Physical Social Distancing
  • Occupational Health & Safety Recommendations
  • Communal & Welfare Areas
  • Food & Beverages
  • First Aid Responder Guidance
  • Mental Health & Well Being
  • Heating, Ventilation Air Conditioning (HVAC)
  • Legionella Disease
  • Management of Deliveries & Suppliers
  • Close Working
  • Safety Signage
  • COVID-19 Suspected / Confirmed Cases
  • Cleaning Spaces After Suspected / Confirmed Cases
  • Statutory Training Updates
  • Reporting Requirements under Occupational Health and Safety Legislation if a Worker Contracts COVID-19
  • Advice for Employers and Workers Regarding the Management of COVID-19
  • Information on Public Health and Occupational Health and Safety
  • Walkways and General Access
  • Risk Assessment
  • C19 Compliance Officer/ COVID-19 Coordinator/ Safety Officer
  • Conclusion and Q&As


Other Related areas:

Return to Work Protocol

Covid 19 – C19 Awareness and Compliance Officer (Construction ) Training

Covid 19-Workplace Compliance Audit

COVID-19 Specific Protocol for First Aid Responders

Covid 19- Standard Operating Procedures(SOPs) & Risk Assessment

Lead Worker Representative Training

Fáilte Ireland sector specific guidelines for the tourism industry to ensure the safe re-opening of tourism businesses on June 29th.

C19 Safe Return to Work


COVID-19 Specific Protocol for First Aid Responders

On the 9th May 2020 the Government launched the Return to Work Protocal, as part of it’s plans for reopening the economy


Within the protocol it states:

“In the event that first aid is required in the workplace it may not be possible to maintain a distance of 2 metres. Workers with a specific role in acting as first responders should be provided with updated training on infection prevention and control principles including performance of hand hygiene and appropriate use of personal protective equipment when delivering first aid.”

Other Covid related services available: C19 Compliance Officer  Return to Work Protocol- Business Response Plan   C19- SOP’s & Risk Assessment  Lead Worker Representative

Lead Worker Representative Training


It is paramount that all industries operating during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic ensure they are protecting and informing their workforce and minimising the risk of spread of infection. This Virtual Training course will inform the trainee how to carry out the role of the Lead Worker Representative in line with the Government, HSE and HSA recommendations on the management of COVID-19 including the Return to Work Safety Protocal

Other Covid related services available: C19 Compliance Officer  Return to Work Protocol- Business Response Plan   C19 First Aid Responder  C19- SOP’s & Risk Assessment

The Protocol emphasises the need for coordination, collaboration and communication between employers and workers. Each have a shared responsibility to ensure safety measures are implemented and adhered to in the workplace.


Each workplace is to appoint at least one ‘lead worker representative’who, together with the employer’s COVID-19 Response Management Team, will be responsible for ensuring safety measures are being followed. There should be a proportionate number of worker representatives for the number of employees. Worker representativesshould be clearly identifiable,and the employer should ensure they receive the necessary training to carry out the function.

Covid 19 – C19 Awareness and Compliance Officer (Construction ) Training

In response to client demand we have developed some training options in relation to this topic for those working in the construction industry.

  1. Covid 19- return to work awareness
  2. The role of a compliance officer and how to carry out their duties

It is paramount that construction projects operating during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic ensure they are protecting and informing their workforce and minimising the risk of spread of infection. This Virtual Training course will inform the trainee of the control measures needed on site in line with the Government’s and HSE recommendations on the management of COVID-19.


A number of options are also available for clients who require assistance in developing their plans for managing Covid 19 as we return to the workplace and more detail on that can be viewed here Covid 19 SOP’s & Action Plans

Train the Trainer QQI Level 6

The aim of this Train the Trainer course (Training Delivery and Evaluation) is to provide learners with the knowledge, skills and attitude to prepare for, deliver and evaluate training.

IOSH Project Supervisor Construction Stage


The aim of this IOSH Project Supervisor Construction Stage (PSCS) course is to provide a detailed understanding of the role of the Project Supervisor for Construction Stage (PSCS – Managing the Site) and give delegates the necessary skills and knowledge to manage health & safety on construction sites in accordance with the requirements of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Regulations 2013.

  • Legislation overview
  • Duties of Clients, PSDP, Designers, PSCS
  • Safety Management System
  • Review of Preliminary Safety & Health Plans
  • Preparation of Construction Safety & Health Plans
  • Particular Risks, Risk Assessments, Emergency Procedures
  • Review of Statutory Forms & Permits to Work
  • Notifications
  • Duties of Contractors
  • Contractor and Sub-Contractor Pre-Appointment
  • Temporary Works
  • Review of the Safety File.

Office Ergonomics

Office Ergonomics training (sometimes called VDU or DSE training), is designed specifically to help learners understand the importance of correct ergonomics in the prevention of injury and to enable them to apply ergonomic principles in the set-up and maintenance of their workstation.

This course is part of the mandatory training regime for those using computer equipment in Ireland and should be taken by all employees who use any time of monitor for more than 1 hour per day. By the end of the course you will:

  • Be aware of the risks and hazards associated with operating a VDU / DSE workstation.
  • Have a working knowledge of the legal requirements pertaining to VDU / DSE workstations and
  • Be able to set up and maintain your workstation in line with legal requirements.

Manual Handling Online

The Manual Handling Regulations require employers to ensure that all employees are trained and competent in Manual Handling. This course is one of a number of courses online that is available for individuals or organisations seeking a safer workplace.

Fully compliant to HSA guidelines of Health and Safety, our course involves both relevant theory and practical skills. The theory is delivered entirely online which saves you valuable time and money with the practical assessment later one on one with a FETAC Level 6 qualified instructor.

Ayrton Group-Online Manual Handling


Lessons in the Manual Handling Online Course:

  1. Instructions and Tutorial
  2. Introduction
  3. My Back
  4. Manual Handling Hazards
  5. Safe Handling
  6. Certification Test.


Manual Handling Online Course Certificate Exam:

All Manual Handling Courses in Ireland legally require a visual assessment so after completing the online course you will need to be visually assessed by one of our Level 6 certified trainers.  The cost is covered in the course price.

Manual Handling Course Additional Information:

Companies that fail to put their employees through a Manual Handling Course could risk invalidating their insurance in the event of a claim, even if they have taken out a policy.

Once you are able to show a certain level of competence on the theory of Manual Handling, you will be presented with a passport that demonstrates your level of competence in the theoretical elements only. This passport is then presented to a FETAC Level 6 Trainer who will assess practical workplace-specific skills. On successful completion of both parts then you will be certified and not until then.

Our online courses are very easy to use and all you need is a computer with an internet connection. It is recommended that you use a laptop or desktop and have installed Flash Player 8.0 or above. Courses can be taken on a tablet providing you are using a flash enabled browser.

You can take this Manual Handling Course anytime, anywhere, 24/7!  You don’t have to complete the course in one sitting. If you have to leave unexpectedly, or you just want to complete it later it will remember where you left off. You can also learn at your own pace. Learning has never been easier, you can get the course you need today and it’s just a click of a button away.

Telescopic Handler CSCS Training

This is a SOLAS, Construction Skills Certification Scheme, CSCS course

Course summary:

  • Legislation & Regulations
  • Employer and employee responsibilities
  • Safe Working Practices
  • Machine components and functions
  • Correct operating techniques
  • Pre-use checks and basic maintenance
  • Road Travel (where relevant)
  • Types and characteristics of materials and load
  • Site Safety
  • Shut down & securing procedures
  • Theory Examination & Practical Assessment


SOLAS / QQI Certification which is valid for five years.