NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety Overview

NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety Course Outline

Element 1: Why We Should Manage Workplace Health and Safety?

  • Morals and Money
  • The Force of Law – Punishment and Compensation
  • The Health and Safety at Work, etc. Act 1974 (HSWA) and The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 (MHSWR)
  • Contractor Management

Element 2: How Health and Safety Management Systems Work and What They Look Like?

  • Occupational Health and Safety Management
  • What Good Health and Safety Management Systems Look Like?
  • Making the Management System Work – The Health and Safety Policy

Element 3: Managing Risk-Understanding People and Processes

  • Health and Safety Culture
  • Improving Health and Safety Culture
  • Human Factors Which Influence Safety-Related Behavior
  • Risk Assessment
  • Management of Change
  • Emergency Procedures and First Aid

Element 4: Health and Safety Monitoring and Measuring

  • Active and Reactive Monitoring
  • Investigating, Recording and Reporting Incidents
  • Auditing
  • Review of Health and Safety Performance

Element 5: Physical and Psychological Health

  • Noise
  • Vibration
  • Radiation
  • Mental Ill-Health
  • Work-Related Violence
  • Substance Abuse at Work

Element 6: Musculoskeletal Health

  • Work-Related Upper Limb Disorders
  • Manual Handling
  • Load-Handling Equipment

Element 7: Chemical and Biological Agents

  • Forms of, Classification of, and Health Risks from Hazardous Substances
  • Assessment of Health Risks
  • Workplace Exposure Limits
  • Control Measures
  • Specific Agents

Element 8: General Workplace Issues

  • Health, Welfare, and Work Environment Requirements
  • Working at Height
  • Confined Spaces
  • Lone Working
  • Slips and Trips
  • Safe Movement of People and Vehicles in the Workplace
  • Work-Related Driving

Element 9: Work Equipment

  • General Requirements for Work Equipment
  • Hand Tools and Portable Power Tools
  • Machinery Hazards
  • Control Measures for Machinery Hazards

Element 10: Fire

  • Fire Initiation, Classification, and Spread
  • Fire Prevention and Prevention of Fire Spread
  • Fire Alarms and Fire-Fighting
  • Fire Evacuation

Element 11: Electricity

  • Hazards and Risks of Electricity
  • Control Measures

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Who should attend this NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety Course?

The NEBOSH General Certificate Course in the United States is designed for a wide range of professionals working in various industries. This NEBOSH General Certificate can be especially beneficial for the following professionals:

  • Health and Safety Managers
  • Safety Officers
  • Environmental Health Officers
  • Site Managers
  • HR Managers
  • Facilities Managers
  • Construction Managers
  • Workplace Inspectors

Prerequisites of the NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety Course

There are no formal prerequisites for this NEBOSH General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety Course. However, a basic knowledge of Health and Safety can be beneficial to the delegates before pursuing this NEBOSH Training.

NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety Course Overview

The NEBOSH General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety in the United States, a globally recognized credential offered by NEBOSH (The National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health), serves as a crucial platform to assess an individual's competence and efficiency as a Health and Safety practitioner. Individuals seeking to identify workplace hazards, assess risks, and implement effective control measures will benefit greatly from this course or NEBOSH Courses in general.

This course in the United States is designed to empower learners with the ability to grasp risk assessment and implement effective control measures, thereby enabling them to make informed decisions and enhance safety practices in various workplaces. Moreover, NEBOSH Courses enhance the capacity to involve employees, prevent disruptions and accidents, and elevate the company's brand and reputation, making it an invaluable asset for those in health and safety roles.

In this 10-day NEBOSH Training Course in the United States, delegates will learn to enhance their organizations' Health and Safety culture. They'll gain expertise in identifying workplace hazards, risk assessment, and implementing control measures. Our experienced trainers will lead the training and help delegates enhance their understanding of the topic.

Course Objectives

  • To develop a strong foundation in Health and Safety management
  • To understand legal requirements and compliance regulations
  • To identify workplace hazards and implement effective control measures
  • To enhance risk assessment and incident investigation skills
  • To promote a culture of safety and well-being within organizations
  • To prepare for the NEBOSH National General Certificate assessment

After completing this NEBOSH General Certificate Course at The Knowledge Academy in the United States, graduates receive a globally recognized certification. This NEBOSH Certification equips them with the knowledge and skills to prevent workplace accidents, fostering a safety culture. With this qualification, delegates can enhance their career prospects and become valuable assets in promoting occupational health and safety across industries.

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What's included in this NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety Training Course?

  • NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety Assessment
  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors
  • NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack 

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NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety Assessment 

The NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety Assessment assess an individual's knowledge of health and safety principles and practices. It is designed for managers, supervisors, and staff members who need a broad understanding of health and safety issues in the workplace. 

Unit NG1 – Management of Health and Safety 

  • Assessment Type – Open Book Examination (OBE) 
  • Assessment Time – 4 Hours 
  • Entry Requirements – No 
  • Provisional Pass Marks- 45% 

Unit NG2 – Risk Assessment 

  • Assessment Type – Practical Assessment 
  • Assessment Time – 3 Hours 
  • Entry Requirement – No 
  • Assessment Marks – Pass or Refer 

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Unlock your potential with The Knowledge Academy's NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety, accessible anytime, anywhere on any device. Enjoy 90 days of online course access, extendable upon request, and benefit from the support of our expert trainers. Elevate your skills at your own pace with our Online Self-paced sessions.

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NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety FAQs

The NEBOSH NGC Training is a widely recognised qualification designed to provide comprehensive knowledge and skills in occupational health and safety management.
The NEBOSH NGC is equivalent to Level 3 on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF).
The National General Certificate is tailored in the United States legislation and standards, while the International General Certificate is designed to apply globally, considering international regulations and standards.
Yes, the NEBOSH NGC is suitable for individuals working in various industries or sectors, including construction, manufacturing, healthcare, oil and gas, and more.
Yes, The Knowledge Academy offers online learning options for all its courses, including the NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety Training Course.
The NEBOSH General Certificate Course is suitable for Managers, Supervisors, and employees from all sectors who require a broad understanding of health and safety issues.
No, the NEBOSH NGC does not have an expiration date. However, it is recommended to stay updated with the latest industry standards and regulations.
The NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety Training’s syllabus covers various topics, including health and safety management systems, hazardous substances, workplace hazards and risk control, workplace equipment safety, fire safety, and more.
To obtain the NEBOSH General Certificate, individuals must complete the required training course and pass the examination conducted by NEBOSH.
With a NEBOSH Certificate, individuals can apply for roles such as Health and Safety Officer, Health and Safety Manager, Risk Assessor, Compliance Officer, and various other positions in health and safety management.
During the NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety Training Course, participants will learn about risk assessment, hazard identification, control measures, legal requirements, and effective health and safety management systems.
The NEBOSH NGC typically takes around 10 days to complete, including training sessions and examination.
The NEBOSH NGC enhances career development by providing individuals with the necessary knowledge and skills to effectively manage health and safety risks in the workplace, leading to improved job prospects and career advancement opportunities.
The Knowledge Academy stands out as a prestigious training provider known for its extensive course offerings, expert instructors, adaptable learning formats, and industry recognition. It's a dependable option for those seeking NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety Courses.
The training fees for NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety certification in the United States starts from $6995
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety.
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