NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety

NEBOSH International General Certificate Syllabus. The NEBOSH International General Certificate (IGC) in Occupational Health and Safety is an internationally recognised qualification that will provide you with a broad understanding of key health and safety issues.

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Training Course Content

The contents of the NEBOSH International General Certificate training course are covered in two units  and their applications are practiced and tested in the third unit:

 UNIT IGC 1: Management of International Health & Safety

  • Foundations in health and safety
  • Health and safety management systems 1 - Plan
  • Health and safety management systems 2 - Do
  • Health and safety management systems 3 - Check
  • Health and safety management systems 4 - Act

UNIT IGC 2: Control of International Workplace Risks

  • Workplace hazards and risk control
  • Transport hazards and risk control
  • Musculoskeletal hazards and risk control
  • Work equipment hazards and risk control
  • Electrical safety
  • Fire safety
  • Chemical and biological health hazards and risk control
  • Physical and psychological health hazards and risk control

UNIT IGC3: International Health & Safety Practical Application

Course Assessment and Certification:

Candidates are assessed by an examination under the supervision of British Council for each unit : IGC1; GC 2.  Each exam is 2 hours in duration. For GC3 (a practical health & safety assessment of a workplace situation) will be submitted for assessment. Candidates must achieve a minimum pass standard in all the examinations and assessment to be awarded the NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Safety & Health. Certification is issued by NEBOSH UK.

 

Objectives

  • Outline the scope and nature of occupational health and safety
  • Understand key requirements for health and safety management systems
  • Explain the principals and practice of risk assessment
  • Outline the principals, purpose and role of active and reactive monitoring
  • Explain the purpose of, and procedures for health and safety auditing
  • Outline common health, welfare and work environment requirements in the workplace
  • Explain the hazards and controls measures for assessing risks from manual handling
  • Understand and explain the hazards and risks associated with the use of electricity and electrical tools in the workplace
  • Outline the hazards, risk and control measures associated with chemical and biological substances
  • Identify typical workplace hazards and develop suitable control measures
  • Prepare management reports on health and safety improvements

Audience

  • Managers, supervisors and employees throughout the world take the NEBOSH International General Certificate because it gives them the skills and know-how to fulfil their health and safety responsibilities in any country and in any kind of organisation.
     
  • The NEBOSH International General Certificate is also suitable for those embarking on a career in health and safety, providing a sound basis for progression on to the NEBOSH International Diploma. No previous health and safety knowledge is required.

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