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NEBOSH Training Certifications and their Benefits

If you are managing a business and want to make it as safe and as comfortable as possible for both clients and staff members, you need to consider the appeal of the specific training programs that are out there. Every accredited health and safety course by an awarding body has something unique to itself, but NEBOSH courses are known to be some of the most effective in helping staff became far more safety conscious moving forward. They provide accurate details about health and safety and common dangers that can then be used to ensure that all legal and moral duties are being met by your business within the realms of health.

If you want help in making your company's health and safety culture and processes far more effective than before then you need to look into the importance of following regulations to the letter, for both legal and moral reasons. Getting a strong grasp on the importance of using NEBOSH certifications throughout your business for training can be seen in their effectiveness, because:

1) They help to provide more than just the basics; NEBOSH courses break down things like dealing with fire hazards and being able to create and maintain safety throughout the premises by way of structured risk assessment methodologies and safety controls.

2) This makes a massive difference in learning how to spot risks throughout the business, even helping staff notice things that could be considered a health risk via illness for your staff.

3) Proactive and reactive monitoring systems that are made up to ensure that a business can rely on its staff to always meet the standards required.

4) Staff will be able to log detailed reports about the incident so that a thorough and detailed investigation can take place later on down the line for maximum effect and clarity.

5) A general health and safety certification can be the perfect way for staff to start getting the intermediate information mastered before going on to specialise in other areas such as construction or fire, and will help improve absence levels, injury levels and accident rates within the business.

6) Apart from a NEBOSH Diploma which requires a certain level of health and safety knowledge prior to starting as it is equivalent to a degree-level qualification, all other NEBOSH courses including the NEBOSH General Certificate can be taken by anyone, even those with little or no previous health and safety training or experience in a safety job role.

Selected Courses

Please see below for a selection of health and safety courses and qualifications which you may be interested in:

NEBOSH National Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety

The NEBOSH National Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety is the flagship NEBOSH qualification, and is the first UK vocational qualification to be developed specifically for health and safety professionals.

The NEBOSH National Diploma provides the core health and safety knowledge (transferable across industry, commerce and the public sector) which, combined with understanding and appropriate application, underpins the competent performance of an occupational health and safety practitioner.

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NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety

The NEBOSH General Certificate is one of the most popular and widely-held health and safety qualifications in the UK. It is intended to be taken by managers, supervisors and any other employees who require an understanding of general health and safety issues.

The NEBOSH General Certificate covers the main legal requirements for health and safety in the UK, along with the identification and control of workplace hazards, and the practical application of this knowledge. The general content of the NEBOSH General Certificate syllabus means it is suitable and relevant for those working in virtually any industry, and is often used as a solid foundation for those going on to further study and specialising in a particular area such as construction site health and safety or fire safety.

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IOSH Managing Safely Course

The IOSH Managing Safely course is designed for managers and supervisors of organisations in virtually all industry sectors, in order to give them all they need to know to effectively manage health and safety in the workplace.

Recently updated, the new high impact programme covers key health and safety issues, and includes references to international case studies.

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CITB Site Management SMSTS Course

The Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) is one of the most popular health and safety training courses, and is intended for construction site managers, project managers and senior supervisors, as well as proprietors of smaller companies.

Client-based personnel would also benefit from attending the SMSTS course.

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CITB Health and Safety Awareness Course

This course is for those who have entered, or are about to enter, the construction and civil engineering industry as a member of the workforce to help them understand the potential hazards that they face at work on site. It aims to provide a practical summary of health and safety, welfare and environmental health and safety issues.

The course also allows delegates to identify their individual responsibilities for looking after themselves and others, what the employer's duties are and what should be done if they think anyone's health and safety is being put at risk.

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