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INTRODUCTION

To know and understand Health & Safety will improve your performance as you will be in command of these so very important parts of your responsibilities. This certificate is an internationally recognised qualification and provides an excellent basic grounding in the essentials of health and safety.

In this programme, you will learn about:

  • Effective policies
  • Organising health and safety in your business
  • Investigating loss
  • Risk assessment and risk management
  • Common Hazards and how to control them
  • Occupational Health
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

The International Certificate is aimed at professionals, who have local responsibilities for health and safety and require an internationally recognised measure of competence in this field.

PROGRAMME OBJECTIVES
  • Identify and assess typical hazards in the workplace
  • Recommend remedial action to control workplace hazards
  • Investigate accidents and recommend preventative measures
  • Explain human and organisational influences on health and safety
  • Describe potential ill-health effects arising from work environments
  • Devise control strategies for substances hazardous to health
TRAINING METHODOLOGY

The programme is supported with a reference book, hand-outs, Lectures supported by Power Point slides, team exercises, questionnaires and videos. Active participation is essential and encouraged during the programme with regular feedback and reviews daily.

PROGRAMME SUMMARY

This programme illustrates common sense approaches to managing the vital functions of Health and Safety within a business. You will find out the legal implications of poor control of Health and Safety, how to deal with machinery safety, hazardous chemicals, noise, electricity, fire and emergencies, radiation and put effective Safety Management at your fingertips.

The duration of the programme is 11 days – 10 days participation and 1 day for exams. A work based assignment has to be completed within 10 days after the end on the programme.

PROGRAM OUTLINE
Unit IGC1 Management of International Health and Safety

    Element 1 – Foundations in health and safety

  • Introduction to Health and Safety Key Terms
  • The scope and nature of occupational health and safety
  • Moral/Social/Economic arguments for maintaining safety standards
  • The role of national governments and international bodies in formulating a framework for the regulation of health and safety
  • Typical frameworks for regulating H&S
  • International standards and conventions & the role of the ILO

    Element 2 – Health and safety management systems 1 – Plan

  • The key elements of a Health and Safety Management System
  • The importance of setting policy for health and safety
  • The purpose of a health and safety policy
  • Aims and objectives
  • Targets
  • The key features and appropriate content of an organisation’s health and safety policy

    Element 3 – Health and safety management systems 2 – Do

  • The health and safety roles and responsibilities of employers, managers, workers and other relevant parties
  • Contractors
  • Health and safety culture
  • Behavioural Safety
  • Risk assessment
  • Hierarchy of risk reduction
  • Preventive and protective measures
  • Sources of Health and safety information
  • Safe systems of work
  • Work permit systems
  • Emergencies
  • First Aid

    Element 4 – Health and safety management systems 3 – Check

  • Active and reactive health and safety monitoring procedures
  • Inspections, Safety tours and Safety Sampling
  • Investigating incidents (accidents, work related ill health, near misses)
  • Investigating procedure
  • Immediate and Root causes
  • The legal and organisational requirements for recording and reporting incidents
  • Lessons Learnt

    Element 5 – Health and safety management systems 4 – Act

  • The scope and nature of a health and safety audit
  • Internal Audits
  • External Audits
  • Inspections and Audits the differences
  • The purpose and procedures for regular reviews of H&S performance
  • Assessing opportunities for improvement and need for change
  • The role of Boards, CEOs, MDs and Senior Managers
Unit GC2 Controlling Workplace Hazards

    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
  • Impact of temporary works

    Element 2 – Transport hazards and risk control

  • Safe movement of vehicles in the workplace
  • Hazards, risks and control measures for workplace transport operations
  • Control measures to reduce work-related driving risks.
  • Safe vehicles & Drivers
  • Driving at Work

    Element 3 – Musculoskeletal hazards and risk control

  • Work-related upper limb disorders
  • Ergonomics
  • Manual handling hazards and control measures
  • Manually operated load handling equipment
  • Powered load handling equipment

    Element 4 – Work equipment hazards and risk control

  • General requirements for work equipment
  • Hazards and controls for hand-held tools
  • Mechanical and non-mechanical hazards of machinery
  • Control measures for reducing risks from machinery hazards

    Element 5 – Electrical Safety

  • Principles of electricity
  • Hazards, risks and danger of electricity
  • Electrical fires and common causes
  • Control measures
  • Advantages and limitations of protective systems

    Element 6 – Fire Safety

  • Fire initiation, classification and spread
  • Fire risk assessment
  • Fire prevention and prevention of fire spread
  • Fire alarm system and fire-fighting arrangements
  • 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
  • Occupational 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
  • Physiological Stress
ASSESSMENT

There are three parts to the International General Certificate:

  • Unit IGCI ‘Management of International Health and Unit GC2 the ‘Control of International Workplace Hazards’ are assessed by two 2-hour written examinations
  • Unit GC3 ‘International Health and Safety Practical Application’ requires candidates to undertake, unaided, a safety inspection at their own workplace identifying common hazards and then prepare a written report with recommendations for action

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NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety



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24 Feb - 08 Mar 2019 in Dubai, $9,900



INTRODUCTION

To know and understand Health & Safety will improve your performance as you will be in command of these so very important parts of your responsibilities. This certificate is an internationally recognised qualification and provides an excellent basic grounding in the essentials of health and safety.

In this programme, you will learn about:

  • Effective policies
  • Organising health and safety in your business
  • Investigating loss
  • Risk assessment and risk management
  • Common Hazards and how to control them
  • Occupational Health
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

The International Certificate is aimed at professionals, who have local responsibilities for health and safety and require an internationally recognised measure of competence in this field.

PROGRAMME OBJECTIVES
  • Identify and assess typical hazards in the workplace
  • Recommend remedial action to control workplace hazards
  • Investigate accidents and recommend preventative measures
  • Explain human and organisational influences on health and safety
  • Describe potential ill-health effects arising from work environments
  • Devise control strategies for substances hazardous to health
TRAINING METHODOLOGY

The programme is supported with a reference book, hand-outs, Lectures supported by Power Point slides, team exercises, questionnaires and videos. Active participation is essential and encouraged during the programme with regular feedback and reviews daily.

PROGRAMME SUMMARY

This programme illustrates common sense approaches to managing the vital functions of Health and Safety within a business. You will find out the legal implications of poor control of Health and Safety, how to deal with machinery safety, hazardous chemicals, noise, electricity, fire and emergencies, radiation and put effective Safety Management at your fingertips.

The duration of the programme is 11 days – 10 days participation and 1 day for exams. A work based assignment has to be completed within 10 days after the end on the programme.

PROGRAM OUTLINE
Unit IGC1 Management of International Health and Safety

    Element 1 – Foundations in health and safety

  • Introduction to Health and Safety Key Terms
  • The scope and nature of occupational health and safety
  • Moral/Social/Economic arguments for maintaining safety standards
  • The role of national governments and international bodies in formulating a framework for the regulation of health and safety
  • Typical frameworks for regulating H&S
  • International standards and conventions & the role of the ILO

    Element 2 – Health and safety management systems 1 – Plan

  • The key elements of a Health and Safety Management System
  • The importance of setting policy for health and safety
  • The purpose of a health and safety policy
  • Aims and objectives
  • Targets
  • The key features and appropriate content of an organisation’s health and safety policy

    Element 3 – Health and safety management systems 2 – Do

  • The health and safety roles and responsibilities of employers, managers, workers and other relevant parties
  • Contractors
  • Health and safety culture
  • Behavioural Safety
  • Risk assessment
  • Hierarchy of risk reduction
  • Preventive and protective measures
  • Sources of Health and safety information
  • Safe systems of work
  • Work permit systems
  • Emergencies
  • First Aid

    Element 4 – Health and safety management systems 3 – Check

  • Active and reactive health and safety monitoring procedures
  • Inspections, Safety tours and Safety Sampling
  • Investigating incidents (accidents, work related ill health, near misses)
  • Investigating procedure
  • Immediate and Root causes
  • The legal and organisational requirements for recording and reporting incidents
  • Lessons Learnt

    Element 5 – Health and safety management systems 4 – Act

  • The scope and nature of a health and safety audit
  • Internal Audits
  • External Audits
  • Inspections and Audits the differences
  • The purpose and procedures for regular reviews of H&S performance
  • Assessing opportunities for improvement and need for change
  • The role of Boards, CEOs, MDs and Senior Managers
Unit GC2 Controlling Workplace Hazards

    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
  • Impact of temporary works

    Element 2 – Transport hazards and risk control

  • Safe movement of vehicles in the workplace
  • Hazards, risks and control measures for workplace transport operations
  • Control measures to reduce work-related driving risks.
  • Safe vehicles & Drivers
  • Driving at Work

    Element 3 – Musculoskeletal hazards and risk control

  • Work-related upper limb disorders
  • Ergonomics
  • Manual handling hazards and control measures
  • Manually operated load handling equipment
  • Powered load handling equipment

    Element 4 – Work equipment hazards and risk control

  • General requirements for work equipment
  • Hazards and controls for hand-held tools
  • Mechanical and non-mechanical hazards of machinery
  • Control measures for reducing risks from machinery hazards

    Element 5 – Electrical Safety

  • Principles of electricity
  • Hazards, risks and danger of electricity
  • Electrical fires and common causes
  • Control measures
  • Advantages and limitations of protective systems

    Element 6 – Fire Safety

  • Fire initiation, classification and spread
  • Fire risk assessment
  • Fire prevention and prevention of fire spread
  • Fire alarm system and fire-fighting arrangements
  • 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
  • Occupational 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
  • Physiological Stress
ASSESSMENT

There are three parts to the International General Certificate:

  • Unit IGCI ‘Management of International Health and Unit GC2 the ‘Control of International Workplace Hazards’ are assessed by two 2-hour written examinations
  • Unit GC3 ‘International Health and Safety Practical Application’ requires candidates to undertake, unaided, a safety inspection at their own workplace identifying common hazards and then prepare a written report with recommendations for action
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