Institute of Commercial Management | Qualification Subject

Effective Leadership Of Health & Safety

ICM Professional Diploma Unit

Planning Direction

  • Identifying and understanding key issues
  • Communication and promotion
  • Good practice


  • Resourcing arrangements
  • “Competent” health and safety advice
  • Involving employees
  • Supply chain compliance and qualification
  • Going beyond the legal duty


  • Weighing up statistics
  • Auditing the safety management system
  • Changing legislation and requirements


  • Annual review content
  • Identifying weakness
  • Triggers for review

Example Candidate Response Booklet

Example Candidate Response (ECR) Booklets are a source of crucial information for Centres and Candidates as they use real candidate responses. We ask Senior Examiners to comment on five or more responses in terms of why the mark was awarded with commentary about how to improve the answer (if necessary).

Recommended Reading

Main Text:

Introduction to Health & Safety at Work : Hughes & Ferrett, Taylor & Francis

Leading Health and Safety at Work

Indicative Text: