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Unit IGC 1: Management of Health and Safety
Element 1: Foundation in Health and Safety
The scope and nature of occupational health and safety
The moral and financial reasons for promoting good standards of health and safety
Outline the role of national governments and international bodies in formulating a framework for the regulation of health and safety
Identify the nature and key sources of health and safety information
Outline the key elements of a health and safety management system
Element 2: Health and Safety Management Systems 1 – Policy
Key elements of a health and safety management system
Purpose and importance of setting policy for health and safety
Key features and appropriate content of an effective health and safety policy
Element 3: Health and Safety Management Systems 2 – Organising
Organisational health and safety roles and responsibilities of employers, directors and managers
Concept of health and safety culture and its significance in the management of health and safety in an organisation
Human factors which influence behaviour at work
How health and safety behaviour at work can be improved
Element 4: Health and Safety Management Systems 3 – Planning
Importance of planning
Principles and practice of risk assessment
General principles of control and a basic hierarchy of risk reduction measures
Sources of health and safety information
Factors that should be considered when developing and implementing a safe system of work for general work activities
Role and function of a permit-to-work system
Element 5: Health and Safety Management Systems 4 – Measuring, Audit and Review
Active and reactive monitoring
Health and safety auditing
Recording and reporting incidents
Review of health and safety performance
Unit IGC 2: Controlling Workplace Risks
Element 1: Workplace Hazards and Risk Control
Health, welfare and work environment requirements
Violence at work
Substance misuse at work
Safe movement of people in the workplace
Working at height
Element 2: Transport Hazards and Risk Control
Safe movement of vehicles in the workplace
Driving at work
Element 3: Musculoskeletal Hazards and Risk Control
Work-related upper limb disorders
Manual handling hazards, risks and control measures
Manually operated load handling equipment
Mechanically operated load handling equipment
Element 4: Work Equipment Hazards and Risk Control
General requirements for work equipment
Control measures for reducing risks from machinery hazards
Element 5: Electrical Safety
Risks associated with electricity
Element 6: Fire Safety
Fire initiation, classification and spread
Fire risk assessment
Fire prevention and prevention of fire spread
Fire alarm and fire-fighting equipment
Evacuation of a workplace
Element 7: Chemical and Biological Health Hazards and Risk Control
Forms of, classification of, and health risks from hazardous substances
Assessment of health risks
Workplace exposure limits
Safe handling and storage of waste
Element 8: Physical and Psychological Health Hazards and Risk Control
This comprehensive 11-day NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety course provides individuals with a substantial grounding of health and safety knowledge. This NEBOSH accredited course is based on international standards and it is suitable for people in any industry or sector, anywhere in the world. More than 175,000 people worldwide possess this NEBOSH certification, according to NEBOSH itself, hence it is a lauded signifier of health and safety excellence and is the world’s leading standard.
Individuals undertaking this NEBOSH course become more aware of occupational risks and hazards, and will thus take measures to reduce the number of accidents. Consequently, less incidents will occur - which will save a business money and illness-related pay/days. As a consequence, the reputation of businesses, as being a conscientious and considerate employer, is elevated.
NEBOSH International General Certificate courses are offered by The Knowledge Academy in association with NEBOSH-accredited course provider Phoenix Health & Safety
The NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety is for:
People that require a broad knowledge of Health and Safety issues.
Managers, Supervisors, and Operational staff based outside of the UK
Successful completion of the course also means you can apply for Technical Membership of IOSH (Tech IOSH) and for the Associate Membership of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management, allowing you to use AIIRSM after your name.
There are no prerequisites - this course is open to everyone regardless of experience or qualification portfolio
You will receive an exam voucher, allowing you to sit the examination through NEBOSH.
IGC 1 is assessed by a 2 hour, 10 question written exam featuring both short and long-answer questions
IGC 2 is assessed by a 2 hour, 10 question written exam
IGC 3 is assessed by a 2 hour, practical exam - this must be taken within 14 days of the written exam
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NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety courses are offered by The Knowledge Academy in association with NEBOSH-accredited course provider Phoenix Health & Safety
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