NEBOSH Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety

Choosing a Health and Safety qualification: NEBOSH Certificate vs NVQ

When it comes to foundation level health and safety qualifications in the UK, there are two big players: the NEBOSH General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety (NGC) and the NVQ Level 3 Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety.

Each course can help get the ball running on your health and safety career but differ greatly when it comes to the learning method. We’ve broken down the difference between the two qualifications to help you decide which route is right for you…

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food safety

How to Improve Your Food Hygiene Rating

The NFU Mutual Food Hygiene Ratings Report found that 44% of people would turn away from a food establishment if it displayed a rating of 3 or less, and a huge 38% of people said that if a favourite food outlet had scored 3 or less, they would stop visiting altogether.

With 1 in 7 businesses currently achieve a score of 3 or below, so the introduction of mandatory display of ratings is likely to cause a ‘stir’ in the food industry in the months to come.

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Health and Wellbeing

8 Tips to Reduce Work-Related Stress

The fast-paced nature of the modern workplace is often associated with long working hours, tight deadlines and increasing demands that can leave workers feeling worried, drained and overwhelmed. Follow these 8 tips to help promote well-being throughout your organisation and tackle the cause of work-related stress.

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In-house training · Learning

Choosing the Right Safety Training Provider for Your Staff

If you have staff you need to get trained naturally, you want to get “value for money”. It’s essential you don’t just go for a tick in the training box and ignore all the benefits of getting effective training. So how can you make sure you find the right trainer for your company and staff… Continue reading Choosing the Right Safety Training Provider for Your Staff

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Health and Safety Consultancy · Management Systems

ISO 45001 to Bridge the Leadership Gap

Whatever you read, and whoever you speak to, the importance of Senior Managers and leadership for creating a successful health and safety culture is fundamental. So it begs the question why do we keep on having to say it? It is only too apparent that in many organisations, public and private sector, Senior Managers struggle… Continue reading ISO 45001 to Bridge the Leadership Gap

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NEBOSH Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety

Workplace Scenario: Risk Assessment

Studying for the NEBOSH General Certificate can be a challenge, but it can prove even harder if you don’t have any practical knowledge of a particular concept covered in the course. This can make it a struggle to understand how that topic can be applied to a real-world situation, or indeed appreciate how important it… Continue reading Workplace Scenario: Risk Assessment

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CDM

CDM 2015: The 9 Principles of Prevention

All designers and contractors involved in the planning and execution of construction work must take into account the general principles of prevention when carrying out their respective duties. Learn what’s involved in each of the 9 principles of prevention..

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