Astutis Health, Safety & Environmental Blog

Tom Lea BScHons, GradIOSH, AIEMA

Tom is Operations Director at Astutis and a Health & Safety consultant with particular experience in the delivery of IOSH, NEBOSH and IEMA accredited courses. He has a proven track record in the delivery of these courses to clients across a wide range of industry sectors including Aviation, Engineering, Manufacturing, Rail and Utilities. With accomplished training skills and experience, his learners achieve excellent pass rates 40% above the national average.

Recent Posts

Final rule updating walking-working surfaces standards and establishing personal fall protection systems requirements – what does this mean in practice?

Written by Tom Lea BScHons, GradIOSH, AIEMA on 10 January 2017 14:23:40 GMT

OSHA general industry standards on walking-working surfaces to prevent and reduce workplace slips, trips, and falls, as well as other injuries and fatalities associated with walking-working surface hazards, become effective next week.

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Tags: Advice for businesses & organisations

Avoid Common Pitfalls in NEBOSH Certificate Practical GC3 - 2014 Syllabus

Written by Tom Lea BScHons, GradIOSH, AIEMA on 28 July 2015 13:30:01 BST

This post is relevant for anyone who is studying the NEBOSH General Certificate 2014 spec and not the new 2018 spec. If you are a studying the new 2018 NEBOSH General Certificate, this blog post is not relevant to you. Visit the new NEBOSH General Certificate - NEW Risk Assessment Practical Key Facts Part 1 for guidance.

I’ve decided to write this guide on recognising and avoiding common downfalls having marked a large number of NEBOSH Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety GC3 Practicals and realising a number of learners fall at the same hurdles. The information is not a standalone guide to completing the GC3 practical, but more of a combination of tips and tricks to be used in conjunction with the guidance provided by your course provider.

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Tags: NEBOSH General Certificate, Advice for learners

The Business 'Triangle' - financing the uninsured loss of a workplace accident

Written by Tom Lea BScHons, GradIOSH, AIEMA on 20 August 2014 10:16:46 BST

All accidents have financial costs associated with them, broken down into two main categories

  • Insured and
  • Uninsured
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Tags: Advice for businesses & organisations