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What are the IOSH Courses Assessments, Tests and Projects?

Written by Oliver Newman on 19 February 2019 14:39:19 GMT

Many people can be apprehensive when choosing to take part in further study due to the assessments that they will have to sit. Lots of learners won’t have studied since their time at school and can be daunted by the prospect. The suite of IOSH courses all have slightly different assessments that need to be completed in order to achieve your relevant certificate. However, they’re all designed to be easy to understand and suitable for the level of study. We’re going to look at the main IOSH courses offered by Astutis and what is required for the assessment of each.

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Tags: IOSH Courses, IOSH Managing Safely

Ways to Take an IOSH Course

Written by Oliver Newman on 23 January 2019 09:21:02 GMT

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 Courses, IOSH Managing Safely

IOSH Course Entry Requirements

Written by Oliver Newman on 18 January 2019 08:42:29 GMT

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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How Long is an IOSH Certificate Valid For?

Written by Oliver Newman on 11 January 2019 13:56:14 GMT

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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Who Are IOSH Courses For?

Written by Oliver Newman on 04 January 2019 16:22:35 GMT

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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Delivering OHS Solutions In-house: Jotun

Written by Oliver Newman on 31 January 2017 13:26:59 GMT

Company Profile

Established in Sandefjord, Norway in 1926, the Jotun Group is a matrix organisation divided into seven regions responsible for the sale of Decorative Paints and Performance Coatings (Marine, Protective and Powder Coatings) and now has hubs in Malaysia, Dubai and China. The company has 37 production facilities in 21 countries, 63 companies in 45 countries and is represented in over 100 countries around the world.

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Tags: Advice for businesses & organisations

Planning for your Future in Health and Safety and the Environment

Written by Oliver Newman on 28 April 2015 10:04:31 BST

We spend a huge part of our adult lives working, so we should pay serious attention to how we can build careers that both stimulate and satisfy us.

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Tags: Advice for learners, Careers

Health, Safety & Environmental Careers Yield Positive Results

Written by Oliver Newman on 06 May 2014 09:39:37 BST

Do you sometimes wonder where you are going with your health, safety and environmental career?

If your answer is yes, read the following facts extracted from recent research by *IEMA, *NEBOSH and *Health and Safety at Work publication to reassure you and shape the direction in which you are heading.

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Tags: Careers, Environment