NEBOSH International General Certificate equips a HSE professional by offering a strong foundation in the ethics and practice of health and safety management.It also supplements with the goal in providing skilled individuals to become specialists in the health and safety industry. Extensive training and guidance on all the parameters of NEBOSH IGC, helps the professional in identifying the hazards in the workplace and tactically carrying out risk review, document results, re-evaluate procedures and create a recommendations report for management to comply with best practice in HSE. NEBOSH IGC also helps to cultivate, sponsor & communicate an effective health and safety culture at the workplace.
Who should undergo a Nebosh IGC training course?
NEBOSH IGC course is designed for individuals seeking to enhance their knowledge and understanding of health and safety. These individuals could be professionals with vast responsibilities to ensure health and safety in their organization or students looking for a career takeoff in the field of health and safety, providing them a platform for further professional learning. This course encompasses the needs of large-scale organizations looking to implement a globally recognized health and safety training program.
What are the benefits of NEBOSH IGC certification?
On successful completion of assessment and gaining a NEBOSH certification, the individual is better equipped when it comes to emergency situations or hazards at the workplace like fire, physical abuse, spreading of toxic gas etc. Procedures to reduce the risk of such events as well as controlling the damage should they occur is enhanced knowledge that can applied to practice in workplace.
what will you study! Training Structure
Unit IG1: Management of Health & Safety
- 1.1 Discuss the moral, financial and legal reasons for managing health and safety in the workplace
- 1.2 Explain how health and safety is regulated and the consequences of non-compliance
- 1.3 Summarise the main health and safety duties of different groups of people at work and explain how contractors should be selected, monitored and managed
- 2.1 Give an overview of the elements of a health and safety management system and the benefits of having a formal/certified system
- 2.2 Discuss the main ingredients of health and safety management systems that make it effective – policy, responsibilities, arrangements
- 3.1 Describe the concept of health and safety culture and how it influences performance
- 3.2 Summarise how health and safety culture at work can be improved
- 3.3 Summarise the human factors which positively or negatively influence behaviour at work in a way that can affect health and safety
- 3.4 Explain the principles of the risk assessment process
- 3.5 Discuss typical workplace changes that have significant health and safety impacts and ways to minimise those impacts
- 3.6 Describe what to consider when developing and implementing a safe system of work for general activities
- 3.7 Explain the role, function and operation of a permitto-work system
- 3.8 Discuss typical emergency procedures (including training and testing) and how to decide what level of first aid is needed in the workplace
- 4.1 Discuss common methods and indicators used to monitor the effectiveness of management systems
- 4.2 Explain why and how incidents should be investigated, recorded and reported
- 4.3 Explain what an audit is and why and how it is used to evaluate a management system
- 4.4 Explain why and how regular reviews of health and safety performance are needed
Unit IG2: Risk Assessment
Element 5: Physical and psychological health
Element 6: Musculoskeletal health
Element 7: Chemical and biological agents
Element 8: General workplace issues
Element 9: Work equipment
Element 10: Fire
Element 11: Electricity