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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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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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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Health and Safety Law · Health and Safety Regulations · Health and Wellbeing · Occupational Health · Occupational Health & Safety · Wellbeing · Workplace environment

OHS – A Year in Review, 2016

Legal compliance and good planning are the cornerstones of any good Occupational Health and Safety policy, so it’s a good time of year for those involved in the Health and Safety arena, to reflect on the past year and any significant changes therein. With society and the legal landscape changing on a frequent basis, (and… Continue reading OHS – A Year in Review, 2016

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Behaviour based safety (BBS) · Due diligence · Occupational Health & Safety · Workplace environment

Components of an Effective OHS Accountability System: part 2

Accountability needs to permeate all levels within an organisation… If tasks are clearly defined and a valid ‘performance, measure and reward’ system is established, accountability systems set the backdrop for good health and safety performance to ensue. Click the title to read on…

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Due diligence · due diligence defence · Health and Safety Law · Health and Safety Regulations · Health and Safety Statistics · Occupational Health & Safety · Workplace environment

Due Diligence Defence: 5 steps to ensuring your workplace has safety covered

Further to a recent blog post we did for Halloween that explored some of the frightening headlines we see in health and safety on a weekly basis, this post looks at issues surrounding Due Diligence Defence and why managers and company directors should be concerned with their duty of care under health and safety in their… Continue reading Due Diligence Defence: 5 steps to ensuring your workplace has safety covered

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Occupational Health & Safety

OSHA Announces Top 10 Safety Violations for 2016

Fall protection tops the list of top 10 most frequently cited workplace safety violations, 2016 – OSHA, US… The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has announced the preliminary Top 10 most frequently cited workplace safety violations for (financial year) 2016. Deputy Director of OSHA’s Directorate of Enforcement Programs, Patrick Kapust, presented the Top 10… Continue reading OSHA Announces Top 10 Safety Violations for 2016

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