Career and professional development · Health and Safety Training · NEBOSH Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety · NEBOSH International Certificate · NEBOSH International Diploma · NEBOSH Qualifications · Occupational Health & Safety

NEBOSH International Health & Safety Qualifications Transcending Borders

According to ILO (International Labour Organisation) estimates, in the region of 2.3 million workers each year die from an occupational injury or illnesses, (this equates to over 6,300 workers dying each day across the world) despite a rising global recognition of the importance of good health and safety practices in the workplace. For every fatal… Continue reading NEBOSH International Health & Safety Qualifications Transcending Borders

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Behaviour based safety (BBS) · Human Factors · Workplace environment

High Reliability Organisations – how can we learn from them in terms of health and safety?

‘High Reliability Organisations’ (HRO’s) are organisations that have succeeded in avoiding catastrophes in an environment where normal accidents can be expected due to risk factors and complexity. HRO’s and learning organisations push decision-making down as far as possible and rely on expertise in the field rather than on rules and punishment. HRO’s are committed to learning from failures and refuse to… Continue reading High Reliability Organisations – how can we learn from them in terms of health and safety?

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Health and Wellbeing · Occupational Health · Occupational Health & Safety

Defibrilators and CPR – the business essentials

Guest post: Fiona King for defibshop.co.uk – independent supplier of defibrillators and AED training. What businesses need to know about defibrillators and CPR According to the British Heart Foundation, each year, tens of thousands of people in the UK suffer from sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) outside of a hospital environment. By providing life-saving equipment and… Continue reading Defibrilators and CPR – the business essentials

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Health and Safety Training · In-house training

Delivering OHS Solutions In-house: Jotun

Company Profile Established in Sandefjord, Norway in 1926, the Jotun Group is a matrix organisation divided into seven regions responsible for the sale of Decorative Paints and Performance Coatings (Marine, Protective and Powder Coatings) and now has hubs in Malaysia, Dubai and China. The company has 37 production facilities in 21 countries, 63 companies in… Continue reading Delivering OHS Solutions In-house: Jotun

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Career and professional development · NEBOSH Qualifications · Occupational Health & Safety

How NEBOSH Shaped My Career – an interview with lead North American tutor, Brian Sumbot

We caught up with our lead tutor in North America, Brian Sumbot. A seasoned health and safety professional with multi-sector experience and a strong background in petrochemicals, Brian gives a synopsis of his career (so far), explaining how he got into health and safety pursuing NEBOSH qualifications… Click on the title to read the full post

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e-learning · NEBOSH International Diploma · NEBOSH Qualifications

Online NEBOSH International Diploma Learning Experience

Read Senior Health and Safety Executive,  Dalia Raoof’s online learning experience of the NEBOSH International Diploma while working for a company in the Electricity and Water industry based in the UAE.She outlines how she needed to add to her knowledge and skills to develop professionally.

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Fall protection · Health and Safety Regulations · Walking-working surfaces

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

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. The final rule includes revised and new provisions addressing, for example, fixed ladders; rope descent systems; fall protection systems and criteria (including personal fall… Continue reading Final rule updating walking-working surfaces standards and establishing personal fall protection systems requirements – what does this mean in practice?

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