IOSH Working with Environmental Responsibilities Course

IOSH Working with Environmental Responsibilities Course

The aim of the course is to provide learners with an understanding of the effects of their actions in the workplace on the environment.


IOSH Working with Environmental Responsibilities In-Company One Day Course

This course follows the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health’s (IOSH) syllabus. It’s a one-day programme and is suitable for all people, at all levels in the workplace. It provides a basic introduction to the principles of environmental management whilst having specific focus on:

  • The environment in context to your sector
  • Identifying environmental hazards
  • Environmental Management Systems
  • Controlling your environmental risks


Working with Environmental Responsibilities Course Overview

Module 1 – Introducing the Environment

  • What is the environment? – putting the environment in context
  • Key environmental issues and how we contribute
  • Definition of the environment

Module 2 – Identifying Common Environmental Hazards

  • Working with the environment
  • What is pollution?
  • Sources, receptors and pathways
  • Environmental consequences – identifying the environmental consequences of our working practices

Module 3 – Controlling Environmental Hazards

  • Environmental risk assessment
  • Effective control mechanisms
  • Protecting the environment

Module 4 – Improving Environmental Performance

  • What is an Environmental Management System (EMS)?
  • What are the benefits of having an EMS?
  • EMS structure and models
  • Identifying what elements of EMS your company has and how they work
  • Roles and responsibilities


Working with Environmental Responsibilities Course Assessment:

End of Course Assessment 1: Comprising of 20 multi-format questions

End of Course Assessment 2: Picture Hazard Spotting Exercises


Why choose RISK?

RISK provide a range of IOSH courses which are fully accredited by Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH). The IOSH courses can be delivered anywhere in the UK as an 'in company course' or at key locations for our open IOSH courses.

To request a quotation or find out more about this, or any other IOSH training course we provide, please contact one of our team on 01623 749 718 during office hours or email us at

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