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Introduction

GLOMACS welcomes you to the new syllabus (published in 2019) of the International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety. As NEBOSH states “the best just got better”.

This certificate is an internationally recognised qualification and provides an excellent basic grounding in the essentials of health and safety.

You will learn about effective policies, organising your business, investigating loss, risk assessment and risk management. It’s a practical program, which illustrates common sense approaches to managing this vital function within a business. Find out how to deal with machinery safety, hazardous chemicals, noise, electricity, fire and radiation, and put effective safety management at your fingertips.

This GLOMACS training program is based on the new syllabus (published in 2019) for the NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety. The National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH) is the leading UK examination authority in this field.

Holders of the NEBOSH International General Certificate can apply for the following memberships:

  • Associate Membership (AIOSH) of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH)
  • Associate Membership (AIIRSM)of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM)
  • The qualification also meets the academic requirements for Technical Membership (Tech IOSH) of IOSH

Course Duration

The duration of the seminar is 11 – 10 days lectures and 1 day for the exam

Objectives

  • How to effectively manage health and safety
  • How to identify and control common workplace hazards
  • How to measure if you’ve been successful
  • Relevant key international standards
  • investigate accidents and recommend preventative measures
  • explain human and organisational influences on health and safety

Training Methodology

This GLOMACS Certification training seminar is presented face to face and will utilise a variety of proven adult learning techniques to ensure maximum understanding, comprehension and retention of the information presented. This includes exercises, syndicate and group discussion, training videos and discussions. A reference manual will also be available that covers all the topics of the seminar.

Organisational Impact

The organisation that sends personnel to this GLOMACS Certification training seminar will have:

  • Attain an internationally recognised qualification in Health and Safety
  • Reduce costs to the Organisation by reducing Incidents
  • Gain increased professionalism for staff
  • Be able to improve their present working systems
  • Have the capacity to increase profitability

Personal Impact

Employees participating in this GLOMACS Certification training seminar will:

  • Gain an understanding of international standards in regard to common hazards
  • Increased confidence in dealing with matters of Health and Safety
  • Be able to develop safe systems of work

Who Should Attend?

The International Certificate is aimed at professionals, who have local responsibilities for health and safety and require an internationally recognised measure of competence in this field. It is ideal for:

  • Managers
  • Supervisors
  • Team Leaders
  • Project Managers
  • All who have health and safety management responsibilities and
  • Perfect for those embarking on a health and safety career

Seminar Outline

Unit IG1: Management of Health and Safety 

Element 1: Why we should manage workplace health and safety?

  • Welcome Introduction
  • Introduction to Health & Safety / Key Terms
  • The Moral, Financial and Legal Reasons for Managing Health and Safety in the Workplace
  • Explain How Health and Safety is Regulated and the Consequences of Non-compliance
  • Summarise the Main Health and Safety Duties of Different Groups of People at Work
  • Explain How Contractors should be Selected, Monitored and Managed

Element 2: How Health and Safety Management Systems Work and What They Look Like

  • Safety Management Systems -What they are and the benefits they bring
  • What a good health and safety management systems looks like?
  • Plan – Do – Check – Act
  • Responsibilities
  • Practical Arrangements

Element 3: Managing Risk – Understanding People and Processes

  • Health and Safety Culture
  • Improving Health and Safety Culture
  • How Human Factors Influence Behaviour Positively or Negatively
  • Assessing Risk
  • Management of Change
  • Safe Systems of Work for General Work Activities
  • Permit-to-Work Systems
  • Emergency Procedures

Element 4: Health and Safety Monitoring and Measuring

  • Active and Reactive Monitoring
  • Investigating Incidents
  • Health and Safety Auditing
  • Review of Health and Safety Performance

Unit IG2: Risk Assessment (Practical Assessment)

Element 5: Physical and Psychological Health

  • Noise
  • Vibration
  • Radiation
  • Mental Ill-health
  • Violence at Work
  • Substance Abuse at Work

Element 6: Musculoskeletal Health  

  • Work-related Upper Limb Disorders
  • Manual Handling
  • Load-handling Equipment

Element 7: Chemical and Biological Agents  

  • Hazardous Substances
  • Assessment of Health Risks
  • Occupational Exposure Limits
  • Control Measures
  • Specific Agents

Element 8: General Workplace Issues  

  • Health, Welfare and Work Environment
  • Working at Height
  • Safe Working in Confined Spaces
  • Lone Working
  • Slips and Trips
  • Safe Movement of People and Vehicles in the Workplace
  • Work-related Driving

Element 9: Work Equipment  

  • General Requirements
  • Hand-held Tools
  • Machinery Hazards
  • Control Measures for Machinery

Element 10: Fire  

  • Fire Principles
  • Preventing Fire and Fire Spread
  • Fire Alarms and Fire-fighting
  • Fire Evacuation

Element 11: Electricity  

  • Hazards and Risks
  • Control Measures

 

Assessment

There are two parts to the International General Certificate.

  • Unit IGI Management of International Health is assessed by 2-hour written examinations
  • Unit IG2 “Risk Assessment”” this requires candidates to complete a risk assessment of their workplace in order to apply in practice the knowledge and understanding gained from the course

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