Working Safely is a one-day course for staff from any sector with no supervisory or managerial responsibility. It provides a grounding in the essentials of health and safety as required by law.
•Introducing working safely
•Defining hazard and risk
•Identifying common hazards
•Improving safety performance
•Protecting our environment
For delegates who attend the course and successfully complete the written and practical assessments, there is a choice of accreditation, either an IOSH Working safely certificate or an IOSH passport card.
Fee £130 + Vat
IOSH Managing Safely (4 days)
Managing Safely is for those required to manage safely and effectively in compliance with both their organisation's policy and best practice in Health and Safety. Managing Safely comprises seven core modules with the option of an additional one if required.
•Risk assessment and risk control
•Review and audit
•Health and safety legislation
•Hazards - general
•Organisation specific option
Programme content is designed to be tailored to meet individual organisation requirements.
An IOSH Managing Safely certificate is awarded to all those who successfully complete the written and practical assessments.
Fee £595 + Vat
NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health (10 days)
The NEBOSH International General Certificate has been designed for managers, supervisors, worker representatives and others who require a basic knowledge and understanding of health and safety principles and practices. It provides an appropriate depth of knowledge for non-specialists in occupational health and safety to enable them to discharge more effectively their organisational duties or functions with respect to workplace health and safety. Candidates are likely to be employees of large organisations operating outside the UK, or of multinational companies already working to international standards but needing to adapt these to accord with local needs and practice.
The syllabus is divided into the following units:
Health and safety foundations
Work equipment hazards and control
Setting policy for health and safety
Electrical hazards and control
Organising for health and safety
Fire Hazards and control
Promoting a positive health and safety culture
Chemical and biological health hazards and control
Physical and psychological health hazards and control
Principles of control
Construction activities hazards and control
Movement of people and vehicles hazards and control
Investigation, recording and reporting of events
Manual and mechanical handling hazards and control
Monitoring, review and audit
The examination is held twice each year, in March and September, and comprises two 2-hour written papers and a practical assessment. Each written paper consists of one ‘long answer question and ten ‘short answer’ questions. All questions are compulsory. A practical assessment is held on a date set by the centre and marked by the centre’s appointed Practical Assessor and moderated by NEBOSH.
Fee £1400 + Vat
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