Astutis Health, Safety & Environmental Blog

How to Improve The Management and Leadership of Health and Safety

Written by Astutis Blog on Jan 21 2019

All organisations and businesses have a duty to implement health and safety procedures regardless of industry or size.

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Tags: Health & Safety, NEBOSH General Certificate, NEBOSH courses

IOSH Course Entry Requirements

Written by Oliver Newman on Jan 18 2019

The great thing about IOSH courses is that they are designed to give everybody the chance to be trained in health and safety issues regardless of their role. We know health and safety affects everybody so we all have a responsibility to work safely. There are no entry requirements for any of the IOSH Courses and they are available to anybody who wishes to take this step to equip them with the essential health and safety knowledge for their role.

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How Long is an IOSH Certificate Valid For?

Written by Oliver Newman on Jan 11 2019

Completing an IOSH Certificate is a great achievement as IOSH is widely respected as the world’s leading membership-based organisation of health and safety professionals. You or your staff have developed essential health and safety skills that will benefit how effectively everybody works and the company’s performance. However, many people worry about how long their IOSH certificate, particularly IOSH Managing Safely  will be valid for and whether they will have to re-sit the course on a regular basis. Managers need to understand how best to keep their staff updated on health and safety best practice to ensure they are working effectively and safely.

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Who Are IOSH Courses For?

Written by Oliver Newman on Jan 04 2019

IOSH, the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) is the world's leading professional body for people responsible for safety and health in the workplace. They offer courses for everyone with any level of responsibility in all companies. Popular IOSH courses are for employees who need an awareness of their safety responsibilities, Managers who must develop the skills to manage their teams effectively and Directors who recognise the need to integrate health and safety into their company strategy.

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Which IOSH Course is Right for Me or My Staff?

 

The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (frequently referred to as IOSH) is the largest health and safety membership body in the world with over 44,000 members offering a wide range of IOSH courses. Every  year around 100,000 employees complete an IOSH Certificate, demonstrating that organisations are committed to making work practices safe, healthy and sustainable.
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Top Tips On Improving Health & Safety Culture

Written by Astutis Blog on Dec 14 2018

In our post on managing health and safety, we discussed just how much workplace injury and illness costs businesses in the UK.

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Tags: IOSH Managing Safely, IOSH, IOSH Courses, Health & Safety, Training for teams/businesses, NEBOSH General Certificate

5 Company Benefits For Training Staff With IOSH Managing Safely

Written by Astutis Blog on Dec 03 2018

Companies from all industries benefit from having staff IOSH Managing Safely trained. The course’s detail and structure equips delegates with the understanding required to implement a healthy and safe workplace meaning a return on investment is quickly achieved.

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3 Reasons Your Staff Should Take The IOSH Managing Safely Refresher Course

Written by Astutis Blog on Dec 03 2018

Regardless of how big or small your business, prioritising health and safety in the workplace is an excellent way to reduce risk, increase productivity and promote leadership. IOSH is a world leader of certified safety and health training that is highly respected in all industries and is the perfect tool for companies to use to upskill their employees in safety management.

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Tackling Stress in the Workplace

Written by Rosie Thomas on Nov 07 2018

The results of the CIPD Health and Wellbeing Survey 2018 has shown that the UK is facing a mental health challenge with increasing levels of work-related stress and mental ill health absence. Many employers are now recognising the importance of looking after their staff and the need to take a strategic and integrated approach to health and wellbeing or risk an unhealthy, unproductive workforce.

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How Organisations Can Manage Stress Effectively in the Workforce

Written by Dr Abi Lucas PsychD; PhD; CPsychol; AFBPsS on Nov 06 2018

During International Stress Awareness Week 5-9 November, led by ISMA, (the International Stress Management Association), it is timely to focus on the topic of mental health and wellbeing particularly with the HSE's latest statistics. ISMA’s aim is to end the stigma that stress and mental health still carries in and outside the workplace. This short post reviews the HSE data on stress, depression and anxiety in the workplace in Great Britain and four approaches organisations can adopt to managing wellbeing effectively highlighted by CIPD.

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Tags: Stress