Astutis Health, Safety & Environmental Blog

How do I use Plan-Do-Check-Act to Manage Safety Well?

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.

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Tags: Health & Safety, NEBOSH General Certificate

How To Choose A NEBOSH General Certificate Provider?

Written by Astutis Blog on Jan 29 2019

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.

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Tags: Studying, NEBOSH General Certificate, NEBOSH courses

Do NEBOSH Courses Expire?

Written by Astutis Blog on Jan 26 2019

Before sitting a NEBOSH exam and answering its numerous questions, candidates tend to have some of their own.

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Tags: NEBOSH courses

Ways to Take an IOSH Course

Written by Oliver Newman on Jan 23 2019

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.

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Tags: IOSH, IOSH Courses, IOSH Managing Safely

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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Tags: IOSH, IOSH Courses

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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Tags: IOSH, IOSH Courses, IOSH Managing Safely

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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Tags: IOSH, IOSH Courses, IOSH Managing Safely

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