Astutis Health, Safety & Environmental Blog

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At Astutis, we are committed to helping our clients create a positive health, safety and environmental culture within their organisations by providing tailored advice and market-leading training solutions in the classroom and online. Led by an experienced management team of industry professionals with a reputation for delivering high-quality training over the last 20 years, Astutis launched in January 2011 with 3 UK training venues. It is the passion and drive of its Senior Management Team that has seen Astutis become one of the leading providers of NEBOSH courses across the globe. Today we are the fastest-growing provider of HSE services in the UK, with 15 UK venues as well training locations in the Middle East, Africa and Asia. This is coupled with a comprehensive suite of e-learning and distance learning courses which are supported by our international network of exam centres. Over 900 organisations have trusted us with their health and safety and environmental staff development plans and on average, 170 new learners are enrolling with us each week. Our Senior Management Team has over 20 years valuable industry experience each. Seeing a niche in the market for a high-end, service-orientated health, safety and environmental training and consultancy firm, they formed a partnership and Astutis was born. It is their passion and drive that has seen Astutis become one of the leading providers of NEBOSH courses across the globe.

Recent Posts

How to Carry Out an Accident Investigation

Written by Astutis Blog on 08 July 2019 12:00:00 BST

Accident investigation and analysis of work-related accidents and incidents form the foundation of a good safety culture. It is an essential part of the management of health and safety. Learning lessons from experience is vital in making the workplace safer and avoiding further pain, suffering and grief.
If it is a serious life changing or a fatal accident the ripple effect is huge. It extends to the immediate family and friends, to fellow workers and beyond. I will offer some guidance on the key steps to take when carrying out an investigation of an incident or accident

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Tags: Advice for businesses & organisations, Advice for learners

Is Environmental Sustainability Important for your Company?

Written by Astutis Blog on 17 June 2019 14:03:01 BST

Can you say that your colleagues have enough green knowledge? Are they aware of the main environmental and economic risks and opportunities for your organisation? Businesses have a responsibility to manage their sustainability within the supply chain and markets they operate. Companies need to begin with their people and embedding the importance of environmental sustainability into all job roles.

This post will outline how to make your organisation more environmentally sustainable with IEMA training for your people.

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Tags: Environment

IEMA Certificate in Environmental Management - the Route to Practitioner Membership

Written by Astutis Blog on 08 April 2019 23:41:48 BST

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.

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Tags: Environment

Prioritise the Wellbeing of your Workforce

Written by Astutis Blog on 02 April 2019 11:45:51 BST

The role of health and safety has traditionally been more involved in safety within the organisation rather than health. Safety outcomes are often more immediate and therefore perhaps easier to recognise and manage, whereas health outcomes are often delayed and the effects are not seen or felt for a longer period of time. This influences how we prioritise our actions and safety is more often than not, at the top of the list.

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Tags: Advice for businesses & organisations

Guide to ISO 45001 Plan-Do-Check-Act

Written by Astutis Blog on 19 March 2019 10:54:26 GMT

Watch this short video guide to how to use the ISO 45001 health and safety management system. Chris Flynn will talk you through each stage of the Plan-Do-Check-Act cycle. He outlines the key features of each stage to get in place and the importance of adding ISO 45001 into the context of your company and the role of the senior management. Watch this quick guide now....

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Tags: Advice for businesses & organisations

Why Choose A Widely Recognised IOSH Certification For Your Staff

Written by Astutis Blog on 22 February 2019 15:22:19 GMT

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.

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Tags: IOSH Courses, IOSH Managing Safely

Is There Funding For The NEBOSH General Certificate?

Written by Astutis Blog on 04 February 2019 17:06:54 GMT

Before studying for a NEBOSH General Certificate many applicants ask whether funding is available. The simple answer to that question is, yes.

Though dependent on individual circumstances, various types of financial support are on offer. And in order to help establish who qualifies for what, we have outlined these avenues below…

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Tags: NEBOSH courses, NEBOSH General Certificate

Do NEBOSH Courses Expire?

Written by Astutis Blog on 26 January 2019 09:04:00 GMT

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

How to Improve The Management and Leadership of Health and Safety

Written by Astutis Blog on 21 January 2019 08:43:04 GMT

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

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Tags: NEBOSH courses, NEBOSH General Certificate

Top Tips On Improving Health & Safety Culture

Written by Astutis Blog on 14 December 2018 14:00:15 GMT

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: NEBOSH General Certificate, Advice for businesses & organisations, IOSH Courses, IOSH Managing Safely