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NEBOSH Health and Safety at Work Qualification
A perfect introduction to health and safety!
This introductory qualification will help improve the safety culture in your organization by equipping your workforce to identify and deal with hazards at work, which in turn helps reduce accidents and save cost for the business.
The qualification is designed to fulfil the needs of international audience. This qualification is an ideal first step toward other higher level NEBOSH qualifications, including NEBOSH’s International General Certificate and National General Certificate.
The NEBOSH Award in Health and Safety at Work provides a good basic understanding of health and safety and is ideal for individuals who need a solid introduction to the subject as well as for organisations that want to improve their safety culture. The award is based on international standards and is aimed at anyone who needs to understand the principles of health and safety as part of their job.
People who are likely to benefit from this qualification:
• Team leaders and supervisors.
• HR professionals.
• Facilities managers.
• Individuals working with young people in a training environment
What does the course cover?
This 3-day course covers the basic health and safety principles and practices essential in the workplace. These include:
• Understanding risk assessments and control strategies
• Applying these control strategies to a number of common workplace hazards, including fire, electrical, transport and manual handling.
|Unit HSW1 -The foundations of health and safety|
|Unit HSW2- Workplace risk assessment|
|Unit HSW2 is the workplace-based risk assessment activity|
There is no separate syllabus content for this unit.
How is it assessed?
Students are assessed by a multiple choice examination and a practical risk assessment, which tests their ability to put into practice the knowledge gained during the course. Students need to be proficient in written English to successfully complete the assessments.
A qualification parchment is issued following successful completion of the two units.