This post is intended to benefit those currently studying the NEBOSH National or International Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety, its’ purpose being to clarify the situation with the staged transition from the ‘old’ Unit D/ID assignment to the ‘new’ Unit DNI assignment, ‘Application of Health and Safety Management in the Workplace’. The Unit D… Continue reading Smooth Transitions – From NEBOSH Diploma Unit D/ID to DNI
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
‘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?
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
We all appreciate that there’s some training that your staff just have to do, so that you can tick the ‘compliance’ box that says they have been trained in a particular topic. Hopefully your staff will actually learn something new or pick up practical tips to improve their working practices … but this is not… Continue reading Compliance Learning Isn’t Just a Box Ticking Exercise
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
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