Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) Management Systems



A formal management system or framework can help an organisation manage Health, Safety and the Environment (HSE). The aim of this course is to deliver an understanding of what constitutes an HSE Management System (HSE MS), and how these systems are applied in different hazardous industries. Legislative requirements and international standards for an HSE MS are also discussed. The course examines issues associated with the documentation and the human elements for the successful implementation of an HSE MS.


Who is this for?

Managers, HSE advisors and risk management practitioners.

Outline content

  • Definition of an HSE MS
  • Elements of an HSE MS
  • Guidance and legislation
  • Implementation aspects
  • Documenting and implementing the HSE MS

At the end of the course you should be able to:

  1. Discuss the key factors to be considered when developing an HSE MS
  2. Assess the role of HSE MSs in reducing the probability and consequences of major accidents
  3. Examine issues associated with the implementation of HSE MSs


80 learning hours

Available as part of our MSc programme

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20 learning hours

Self-paced, self-study

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Attendance only

F2F (2 days)

What prior study is recommended?

Education, skills or experience equivalent to undergraduate level. Risktec course: Principles of Risk Management.

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