Astutis Health, Safety & Environmental Blog

Who is the NEBOSH General Certificate for?

Written by Rosie Thomas on 06 March 2019 10:00:00 GMT

Most of us spend more time in work than we do at home. Our colleagues are like our friends and family and none of us want to see them get hurt. That's why we all have a responsibility to look out for each other and keep each other safe and healthy.

But how exactly do we do that? 

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Where is the NEBOSH General Certificate Recognised?

Written by Rosie Thomas on 26 February 2019 10:25:16 GMT

NEBOSH (The National Examination Body in Occupational Safety and Health) is a leading global brand in health, safety and environmental qualifications. They work with organisations in over 132 countries to raise competence in health, safety and environmental management in all workplaces and help progress the health and safety profession. Their qualifications are highly respected by governments, professional bodies, employers and the global health and safety community.

To put it simply, they’re a big deal.

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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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How do I use Plan-Do-Check-Act to Manage Safety Well?

Written by Dafydd Jenkins MSc, BSc (Hons), FdSc, GradIOSH, SIIRSM on 30 January 2019 11:35:00 GMT

Health and Safety is managed in the same way as any other aspect of business. Management control is typically exerted through a cycle of Planning, Doing, Checking and Acting (PDCA). I’ll provide a practical guide on how to use the PDCA model for health and safety issues in your day to day role at work.

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How To Choose A NEBOSH General Certificate Provider?

Written by Kate James on 29 January 2019 08:26:00 GMT

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.

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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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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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How Can I Take On More Responsibility At Work?

Written by Astutis Blog on 02 October 2018 09:19:31 BST

Career development usually goes hand-in-hand with increased responsibility. Climbing the career development ladder means often facing bigger demands at each stage. This hypothetical ascent is true of driven bankers, retailers, marketeers and labourers. In fact, it is a maxim that underpins almost all workplaces.

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Choosing A Career That's Right For You

Written by Astutis Blog on 20 August 2018 08:56:49 BST

You will spend approximately 1,800 hours at work every single year. That’s a large proportion of your life so choosing a career that’s right for you is crucial if you want to enjoy that 1,800 hours.

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A Career Starts in the Forces & Transfers to Safety

Written by Astutis Blog on 24 July 2018 17:23:24 BST

Having been persuaded by my father at the age of 17 that the Parachute Regiment could wait and obtaining a trade was initially a wiser approach, I embarked on a career in the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (REME). It turned out my father understood a little more about life than I did and his advice was sound for a young man unsure of where to direct his energy.

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