Astutis Health, Safety & Environmental Blog

Brenig Moore MCIEH CEnvH CMIOSH

Brenig is a Chartered Safety Practitioner and Chartered Environmental Health Practitioner with more than thirty years’ experience in health and safety enforcement, management, training and consultancy.

Recent Posts

RoSPA, always there to support

Written by Brenig Moore MCIEH CEnvH CMIOSH on 22 June 2020 14:09:08 BST

Astutis clearly acknowledges the importance of health and safety by being a RoSPA Member. RoSPA is working diligently with its members to ensure that employees can return home safely to your families at the end of each day.

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Health and Safety Matters - Story 3

Written by Brenig Moore MCIEH CEnvH CMIOSH on 14 May 2020 09:41:22 BST

We are told that sometimes, safety procedures on construction sites can feel like an added burden. In some cases, they feel like a tick box exercise, with thoughts such as ‘it couldn't happen to me, I'm streetwise, and I know this site like the back of my hand. I won't be caught out'. However, all too often, we read stories about incidents that make us sit up and think differently.

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Health and Safety Matters - Story 2

Written by Brenig Moore MCIEH CEnvH CMIOSH on 04 May 2020 12:37:57 BST

Everyone should go home healthy from work, and we can all do the right thing by protecting the health of our colleagues in the workplace.

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Health and Safety Matters - Story 1

Written by Brenig Moore MCIEH CEnvH CMIOSH on 21 April 2020 15:46:54 BST

What’s the best way to prove training is effective? We believe it’s from hearing first-hand from the people who experience it and apply it to their day-to-day lives.

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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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Introducing Our New NEBOSH General Certificate Online Course

Written by Brenig Moore MCIEH CEnvH CMIOSH on 31 October 2019 14:00:01 GMT

We’ve come a long way since we first started creating online courses back in 2012. Our course development has doubled to include learning designers, multimedia developers, graphic designers, health and safety experts and project managers. And our online course portfolio has grown to include not just accredited health and safety courses, but custom-made online training programs for some of the biggest companies around the world. 

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How Much Does a NEBOSH Course Cost?

Written by Brenig Moore MCIEH CEnvH CMIOSH on 05 September 2019 15:35:00 BST

If you’re thinking about taking a NEBOSH course to develop your health and safety knowledge and get qualified, naturally one of the first questions you’ll have is - how much is it going to cost? Taking any qualification requires an investment in time and money. You want to be reassured that your decision to take a NEBOSH course is the right one before committing. Here, we will answer some of the most common questions on NEBOSH course prices.

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Tags: NEBOSH courses, Advice for learners

NEBOSH Diploma vs NEBOSH Certificate: Which one is right for you?

Written by Brenig Moore MCIEH CEnvH CMIOSH on 05 September 2019 09:30:00 BST

One of the most common questions our advisors get asked is “which NEBOSH course should I take, the Diploma or Certificate?”. Some learners come to us hoping to take the NEBOSH Diploma but don’t have the right experience. Some ask about the NEBOSH General Certificate when they have the ability to aim higher.

The answer to which course is best for you largely depends on your knowledge, experience and ability to learn. We’ve explained the difference in level, content and entry requirements to help you decide which one is best for you. 

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Choosing a Health & Safety qualification: NEBOSH Certificate vs NVQ vs NCFE IOSH Level 3

Written by Brenig Moore MCIEH CEnvH CMIOSH on 04 September 2019 13:08:00 BST

Choosing a health and safety qualification can be a bit of a nightmare, especially when you're new to the industry. Which accrediting body do I go with? Which course will get me more job opportunities? What will i learn? How do I want to study? 

These are all valid questions i'm sure you're asking yourself. And we're here to answer them for you. 

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Tags: NEBOSH General Certificate, Advice for learners

Important changes to the NEBOSH General Certificate

Written by Brenig Moore MCIEH CEnvH CMIOSH on 04 September 2019 09:30:06 BST

Breaking news - NEBOSH have just announced updates to the world's most trusted qualifications.

The NEBOSH General Certificate (National and International) has a fresh new syllabus to teach you all about health and safety in the modern workplace. It's been updated with the help of over 3,000 leading experts, organisations, learners and learning partners. 

I’m sure you’ll have lots of questions as to how these updates affect you. So whether you're a current learner or you're just thinking about taking the course, here's everything you need to know about the updates. 

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