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NEBOSH IG: International General Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health

NEBOSH IG: International General Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health

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The NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH IG) is an internationally recognized HSE course, serving as an excellent foundation for understanding health, safety, and environmental principles. It is particularly beneficial for multi-national organizations or companies seeking to align their local practices with the best international standards.


Target Audience:

·       Safety Officers

·       Managers and Supervisors with Safety Responsibilities

·       Individuals aiming for a career in Health and Safety


Course Duration:

100 hours of content to be completed at your own pace within a maximum span of 6 months. This self-paced format is designed to accommodate the schedules of busy professionals.


Syllabus Overview:

1.     Understanding the moral, financial, and legal reasons for managing health and safety in the workplace.

2.     The workings of health and safety management systems (ILO-OSH 2001 and ISO 45001:2018).

3.     Risk management – understanding people and processes, including:

·       Tools to enhance safety culture, emphasizing the understanding of human factors in incidents.

·       Focus on risk assessment, managing change, and developing comprehensive contingency plans.

4.     Active and reactive monitoring, measuring safety performance, incident investigation and cause analysis, and HSMS audits.

5.     Addressing physical and psychological health concerns (noise, vibration, radiation, work-related mental ill-health, violence at work, substance abuse at work).

6.     Musculoskeletal health, ergonomics, and hazards and controls associated with manual handling and load-handling equipment.

7.     Understanding of chemical and biological agents.

8.     Workplace hazards and risk control (health, welfare, work environment, working at height, safe working in confined spaces, lone working, safe movement of people and vehicles in the workplace).

9.     Work equipment safety, including general requirements, hand-held tools, machinery hazards, and control measures for reducing risks from machinery hazards.

10.  Fire safety.

11.  Electrical safety.


Learning Format:

Experience the freedom of self-paced learning with our online course materials, accessible around the clock for your utmost convenience. Benefit from the limitless guidance and support offered by our dedicated team of instructors, ensuring a seamless and enriching educational journey.


Examination Format:

Assessment involves a two-step process:

·       An open-book online written examination to assess knowledge.

·       A practical risk assessment carried out in your workplace or another suitable workplace.

All assessments are rigorously marked by NEBOSH examiners.


Upon passing these assessments, you'll receive the NEBOSH International General Certificate.


Enrol in our NEBOSH International General Certificate (NEBOSH IG) Course today to advance your proficiency in health and safety management and meet international standards.

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