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NEBOSH National General Certificate In Occupational Health And Safety

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NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety Outline

Unit NGC1: Management of Health and Safety

Element 1: Foundations 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
  • The legal framework for the regulation of health and safety including sources and types of law
  • The scope, duties and offences of employers, managers, employees and others under the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974
  • The scope, duties and offences of employers, managers, employees and others under the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations
  • The legal and organisational health and safety roles and responsibilities of clients and their contractors

 

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
  • Emergency procedures and the arrangements for contacting emergency services
  • Requirements for, and effective provision of, first-aid in the workplace

 

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
  • Investigating incidents
  • Recording and reporting incidents
  • Review of health and safety performance

 

Unit NGC2: 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
  • Excavations

 

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
  • Hand-held tools
  • Machinery hazards
  • Control measures for reducing risks from machinery hazards

 

Element 5: Electrical Safety

  • Risks associated with electricity
  • Control measures

 

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
  • Control measures
  • Specific agents
  • Safe handling and storage of waste

 

Element 8: Physical and Psychological Health Hazards and Risk Control

  • Noise
  • Vibration
  • Radiation
  • Stress
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NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety Overview

The NEBOSH National General Certificate (NGC) in Occupational Health and Safety is the leading health and safety qualification worldwide. Many people take the NEBOSH General Certificate as a first step in a career in health and safety. It provides a valuable overview, and is a sound basis for further professional study.

 

What will I learn during the NEBOSH Certification?

Upon successful completion of the NEBOSH NGC course you will have gained:

  • A thorough appreciation of health, safety and environmental issues in the workplace.
  • Knowledge of the principles of risk management.
  • Ability to develop an effective safety system within your organisation.
  • A range of useful skills to take back to the workplace.
  • Friendships and useful contacts with other like-minded delegates from a cross section of companies.
  • A level six qualification in Scotland, a level three qualification in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, equivalent to an A level.
  • The opportunity to take the NEBOSH Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety and your first steps to becoming a health and safety practitioner.

 

 

NEBOSH International General Certificate courses are offered by The Knowledge Academy in association with NEBOSH-accredited course provider Phoenix Health & Safety

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Who should attend?

The NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety is for:

  • People who need a broad knowledge of Health and Safety issues.
  • Suitable for managers, supervisors and operational staff.

 

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this NEBOSH Certification.

There is no examination for NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety.

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You will receive tuition, comprehensive course notes, a comprehensive revision and exam guide, examination fees tuition, examination fees, an experienced instructor, refreshments, and a NEBOSH certificate.
The NEBOSH National General Certificate provides a valuable overview to health and safety and is a sound basis for further professional study.

NEBOSH National 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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