Managing Occupational Health and Wellbeing

Physical Health Concerns

Mental and Emotional Well-being

Effective health management strategies

Why This Course Is Essential

Knowledge is the key to a safer future!

Welcome to the crucial and insightful “Managing Occupational Health and Wellbeing” course. Designed at the forefront of educational advances, it marks a significant stride towards embedding a deep-rooted understanding and application of health and wellbeing practices in the workplace. 

The meticulously designed course is an educational journey and a transformative experience for supervisors, site managers, junior and senior managers, safety professionals, and C-suite executives.

It encompasses an essential exploration into occupational health and wellbeing, focusing on compliance with UK regulations and the profound impact such practices have on company culture, employee satisfaction, and overall business success.

Importance of the Course

In an era where the health and well-being of employees are increasingly recognised as pivotal to organisational success, this course emerges as a beacon of essential knowledge and skills. Occupational health and well-being are about compliance and creating a work environment that fosters productivity, creativity, and resilience.

The course explores why a proactive approach to health and well-being is beneficial and crucial for any organisation aiming to thrive in today’s competitive landscape.

Subjects Covered

The course covers a broad spectrum of topics, from defining occupational health to exploring the intricate layers of health risk management and fitness for work. It delves into the WHO’s Global Plan of Action and healthy workplace model, offering learners insights into effective health management strategies and the importance of health needs assessments.

The curriculum further explores the significance of workplace well-being, introducing learners to the plan for crafting a supportive and healthy work environment.

Benefits to Companies

Organisations investing in this course can expect many benefits, including enhanced compliance with UK health and safety regulations, reduced absenteeism, and significantly decreased workplace accidents and illnesses.

Empowering employees with the knowledge from this course cultivates a culture of safety and health awareness, leading to improved employee morale and a stronger, more positive brand image.

Empowerment and Compliance

Learners will gain a comprehensive understanding of the legal frameworks surrounding occupational health and wellbeing, ensuring their organisations stay ahead of compliance requirements.

This knowledge empowers individuals to make informed decisions and equips them to implement effective health and wellbeing strategies within their workplaces, fostering a safe, inclusive, and healthy working environment.

Knowledge Benefits and Individual Learner Advantages

Individuals undertaking this course will emerge with a rich understanding of occupational health and wellbeing’s critical role, ready to champion these practices within their organisations.

This empowerment enhances job performance, opening doors to career advancement and occupational health and safety leadership opportunities.

Environmental Commitment

By transitioning from traditional classroom-based training to a digital learning platform, the Safetyman Academy significantly reduces the carbon footprint associated with professional development.

Eliminating the need for travel and accommodation not only makes the course more accessible but also aligns with contemporary environmental responsibility goals, setting a precedent for sustainable learning practices.

The IOSH-aligned Managing Occupational Health and Wellbeing course offered by the Safetyman Academy is not just a course; it’s a strategic investment in the future of work. It equips professionals across the spectrum with the knowledge, skills, and insights needed to navigate and lead in the complex landscape of occupational health and wellbeing.

As organisations and individuals strive for excellence, sustainability, and compliance, this course is a pivotal resource, promising professional growth and contributing to a healthier, more sustainable world.

CPD Credit Hours

This course is accredited for 12 CPD credits.

This course provides the skills and competencies to identify and mitigate the hazards and potential pitfalls of managing occupational health and well-being. In less than twelve hours, participants will have the knowledge and tools to create a safer working environment, protect themselves and their colleagues, and contribute to the overall success of workplace projects.

Who the course is for

This course is designed for all workers, from new hires to managers in every hospitality, social care, healthcare, retail and industry sector, who are responsible for ensuring the safety and well-being of employees. It is also suitable for individuals seeking to enhance their knowledge of managing occupational health and well-being. 

Why it works

  • Minimal disruption to the working day – the course takes only a day
  • Designed for anyone, in any sector, worldwide
  • Provides the knowledge and tools required to identify roles and responsibilities in your workplace environment.
  • High-impact programme
  • Efficient and effective learning – multiple topics are covered in a single, self-contained course.

The business benefits

Participants will have the knowledge and tools to create a safer working environment, protect themselves and their colleagues, contribute to the business’s success, and enhance their well-being.:

  • Minimise the risk of an incident.
  • Improve your safety culture
  • Develop staff roles in critical point controls.
  • Achieve an internationally recognised and respected certification for staff
  • Enhance your reputation within your industry.

Your benefits

By taking this course, you’ll be able to:

  • Understand your responsibilities for managing occupational health and well-being in the workplace
  • Identify and report on potential hazards
  • Assess workplace safety levels
  • Comply with the UK and international standards

The average time needed to complete the course is 12 hours, and the minimum passing mark for the exam is 70%. We recommend taking the course every two years.

World Safety Family

Do you know who will benefit from this course?

Everyone! Managing occupational health and well-being is fundamental to life.

The world is changing quickly, and businesses need employees with training, knowledge, and skills to be competitive.

People continually developing their professional skills or pursuing higher education and training are positioning themselves for future career advancement opportunities.

By giving yourself or your employees the knowledge to perform your role safely at work, you will stay safe and go home safely, making the rest and play time in life far more rewarding, whatever you love to do.


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Course Includes

  • 51 Lessons
  • 1 Test
  • Course Certificate