Health and Safety is managed in the same way as any other aspect of business. Management control is typically exerted through a cycle of Planning, Doing, Checking and Acting (PDCA). I’ll provide a practical guide on how to use the PDCA model for health and safety issues in your day to day role at work.
The many benefits associated with gaining a NEBOSH General Certificate make the decision on whether to study for one relatively easy. However, it can be slightly more difficult to decide which provider is best for you.
Before sitting a NEBOSH exam and answering its numerous questions, candidates tend to have some of their own.
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Having decided that you or your staff need to take an IOSH Course, the first step will have been deciding which of the many courses on offer is right. Once the course has been selected then the next step is working out exactly how you/your workforce would like to achieve the IOSH Certificate.
There are a two main ways to take your IOSH Course: online and class-based. This blog is going to look at both methods in more detail.
All organisations and businesses have a duty to implement health and safety procedures regardless of industry or size.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In our post on managing health and safety, we discussed just how much workplace injury and illness costs businesses in the UK.