Astutis Health, Safety & Environmental Blog

5 ways your company can increase its sustainability

Written by Jim Anderson CMIOSH, MIIRSM, AIEMA on 16 March 2020 12:21:58 GMT

Unless you've been living under a rock for the past few years, you'll probably have noticed the growing trend towards recycling and environmental awareness. 

Luckily there are lots of different ways to help your company to get involved and become more Earth Friendly. Read on to take a look at a few easy ways to implement ideas below:

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Tags: Environment

How to study the IEMA Foundation Certificate

Written by Jim Anderson CMIOSH, MIIRSM, AIEMA on 11 March 2020 10:03:32 GMT

Have you taken on more environmental responsibilities in your job and need to develop your knowledge and skills? The IEMA Foundation Certificate in Environmental Management is the ideal course to upskill yourself and develop a career in sustainability. The next question you may have is, how can I study this course? This post will go through the different study methods of classroom learning and online learning and the benefits of each option. With this knowledge you can weigh up the learning methods and decide what is best for you.

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Tags: Environment, "IEMA Foundation"

Keep your cool: Ten top earth-friendly tips to beat the heat

Written by Tom Lea BScHons, GradIOSH, AIEMA on 09 March 2020 10:54:19 GMT

The extreme heatwaves and wildfires wreaking havoc around the globe are "the face of climate change," declared many leading climate scientists, with the impacts of global warming now "playing out in real-time."

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What's more Earth Friendly? Dishwasher or Sink?

Written by Tom Lea BScHons, GradIOSH, AIEMA on 28 February 2020 16:27:08 GMT

The first commercial dishwasher was invented in 1887, and since then the long-standing green living debate over hand versus dishwasher lives on.

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Is there funding available for the NEBOSH Diploma?

Written by Lorna Bleyswyck CMIOSH, PGCE on 16 January 2020 14:02:10 GMT

Choosing to take your NEBOSH Diploma is a big decision. Before deciding to take this course many people will want to know, is there funding available for the NEBOSH Diploma? Choosing to study this high level course is a big financial commitment, as NEBOSH Diploma fees can seem dauntingly high.

This blog will explain some of the options available to pay for your course. You may find that studying for your Diploma is more achievable than you think!

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Is the NEBOSH Diploma a degree?

Written by Andrew Froude B.Eng (Hons), CMIOSH, MIIRSM, OSHCR on 10 January 2020 14:51:13 GMT

When talking about the NEBOSH Diploma, one thing that you will often hear is how challenging it is. With the course being such a high level qualification, many will also want to know, is the NEBOSH Diploma a degree? What are the differences between the NEBOSH Diploma and a degree? The blog will answer those questions and explain the level of the NEBOSH Diploma.

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What Next after your NEBOSH Diploma

Written by Chris Pollington CMIOSH on 30 December 2019 10:00:00 GMT

Chris Pollington CMIOSH MIIRSM Tutor and Consultant at Astutis shares his professional background

If you have finished your NEBOSH Diploma, it is time to consider the next steps in your career. I will be looking at the journey to becoming a well-respected health and safety professional and sharing my own personal experience. Everyone's journey will be different but there are key milestones such as Chartered IOSH membership that are worth working towards so you can be at the top of your profession.

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Does The NEBOSH Diploma Expire?

Written by Andrew Froude B.Eng (Hons), CMIOSH, MIIRSM, OSHCR on 28 November 2019 10:00:00 GMT

One question many potential applicants for the NEBOSH Diploma have is whether or not the course expires.

Like other NEBOSH courses, the Diploma does not expire. However, it is best practice to keep up to date with the latest legislation and health and safety news.

While you will only be marked on the units of the NEBOSH Diploma qualification at the time, it is crucial to remember the changing nature of the health and safety industry and what that means for legislation, laws and the implementation of health and safety in the workplace.

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Who Is The NEBOSH Diploma for?

Written by Oliver Newman on 27 November 2019 15:00:00 GMT

The NEBOSH Diploma is considered the ‘gold standard’ in Health and Safety qualifications. That’s why it can lead to higher salaries and better job prospects. But who is the NEBOSH Diploma for and what makes you the right candidate for this qualification?

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4 Reasons Why You Should Take The NEBOSH Diploma

Written by Brenig Moore MCIEH CEnvH CMIOSH on 27 November 2019 11:45:03 GMT

NEBOSH are highly respected within the health and safety industry. They work with organisations, businesses and governments to help shape the workplace and the health and safety profession. So it's no wonder their professional qualification, the NEBOSH Diploma, is one of the most popular health and safety qualifications around the world. 

Here are 4 reasons why you should consider taking the NEBOSH Diploma as your next challenge. 

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