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What kind of people take the NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety? Managers, supervisors and staff from all types of organisations who need a broad understanding of health and safety issues. The certificate helps them manage risks effectively. Many people take the NEBOSH Certificate as a first step on a career in health and safety. It provides a valuable overview, and is a sound basis for further professional study. What are the benefits for the organisation? Many larger organisations choose the NEBOSH National General Certificate as a key part of their supervisors` or management development programme. By ensuring that line managers have a sound understanding of the principles of risk management they build an effective safety culture in the company. Smaller organisations, operating in lower risk environments, often choose the NEBOSH National General Certificate as the appropriate qualification for the manager taking the lead on health and safety issues. What does the course cover? It covers the main legal requirements for safety in the UK, a range of workplace hazards, and methods of control. The NEBOSH National General Certificate comprises the following elements: Foundations of health and safety Policy Organising for health and safety Promoting a positive health and safety culture Risk assessment Principles of control Monitoring review and audit Incident and accident investigation and reporting Movement of people and vehicles - hazards and control Manual and mechanical handling - hazards and control Working equipment - hazards and control Electrical hazards and control Fire hazards and control Chemical and biological health - hazards and control Physical and psychological health - hazards and control Construction activities - hazards and control Our online course is ideally suited to those who cannot dedicate the time to attend face-to-face tuition programmes over an extended period of time. Our links with a NEBOSH examination centre enable use to provide access to formal examinations on successful completion of the online course (fees for this are currently in the regional of 150(GBP) and are payable after completing the online course). Candidates are free to make their own arrangements for examination, but we highly recommend that this is done at an early stage as some centres do not provide facilities for external candidates. Candidates who are being sponsored by their employer may request payment by invoice if required. Please contact us if you wish to pay using this option.

What kind of people take the NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety? Managers, supervisors and staff from all types of organisations who need a broad understanding of health and safety issues. The certificate helps them manage risks effectively. Many people take the NEBOSH Certificate as a first step on a career in health and safety. It provides a valuable overview,...

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