Following David Attenborough’s ‘Blue Planet’ programme, you would have been living in a parallel universe to not become aware of the intense anger felt regarding plastics in the ocean. But those of us who are environmental professionals have seen this growing, gradually over many years, and found it frustrating that it takes a TV programme to engage (or should that be enrage) people. The cry from us all is that something needs to be done, at a personal and corporate level.
When in need of a qualification for workplace health and safety, there are a variety of courses to choose from. A decision you will often face is whether to choose an accredited or non-accredited equivalent course for your staff. In this blog, we will look at reasons to choose a widely recognised IOSH certification, the course options and compare accredited and non-accredited courses.
Before studying for a National General Certificate many applicants enquire as to whether funding is available. The simple answer to that question is yes.
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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All organisations and businesses have a duty to implement health and safety procedures regardless of industry or size.
In our post on managing health and safety, we discussed just how much workplace injury and illness costs businesses in the UK.
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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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 up skill their employees in safety management.
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Stress and anxiety are two of the biggest threats to workplace productivity. When crippled by this double-act, few can function to their full potential leading to a drop in productivity, often affecting the company as a whole. Alarmingly, one-quarter of people feel that their job is the most stressful part of their life, demonstrating just how big the problem is!