NEBOSH International General Certificate Training

NEBOSH International General Certificate

NEBOSH International General Certificate Training in Occupational Health and Safety is a globally recognized qualification

START:
June 13, 2016
DURATION:
10 days
ID:
JKM/IGC/276
CREDIT:
30
PRICE
₦320,000.00

Address

33, Olorunmbe Street, Ikeja, Lagos.   View map

NEBOSH International General Certificate Training Overview

NEBOSH International General Certificate Training in Occupational Health and Safety is a globally recognized qualification offered by NEBOSH, an established independent UK Examination Board with over 25 years experience in providing health and safety awards in the UK and across the world including the Middle East, the West Indies and Southeast Asia.   NEBOSH International General Certificate is designed for Managers, supervisors and employees who require a broad knowledge and understanding of health and safety principles and practices. The qualification focuses on international standards and management systems, enabling candidates to effectively discharge workplace health and safety responsibilities in any employment sector, in all parts of the world. 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. The International General Certificate qualification meets the academic requirements for Technician Membership (Tech IOSH) of Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) and Associate membership (AIIRSM) of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM).    

Syllabus:   Unit IGC1: Management of International Health and Safety Foundations in Health and Safety Element Elements of Health and Safety Management System – Policy Elements of Health and Safety Management System – Organisation Elements of Health and Safety Management System – Planning & Implementation Elements of Health and Safety Management System – Measuring, Audit and Review  
Unit IGC2: Control of International Workplace Hazards 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 and Safety Practical Application     Pre-requisite: None. However candidates should have knowledge of health and safety equivalent to that provided by NEBOSH HSW. NEBOSH recommends that candidates undertaking this qualification should reach a minimum standard of English equivalent to an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.0 or higher in IELTS tests in order to be accepted onto an International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety programme.

Course Outlines

Unit 1 Foundations in Health and Safety Scope and nature of occupational health and safety – Reasons for maintaining and promoting good standards of health and safety in the workplace – Role of national governments and international bodies in formulating a framework for the regulation of health and safety.

 

Unit 2 Health & Safety Management Systems 1 – Policy Key elements of a health and safety management system – Purpose and importance of setting policy for Health and safety – Key features and appropriate content of an effective health and safety policy.

Unit 3 Health and Safety Management Systems 2 – Organising Introduction – Organisation Health & Safety Roles and Responsibilities of employers, directors, managers, workers and other relevant parties – Concept of Health & Safety Culture and its significance in the management of Health & Safety in an organisation – Human factors that influence behaviour at work – How Health and safety behaviour at work can be improved – Emergency procedures and the arrangements for contacting the emergency services – Requirements for, and effective provision of, first aid in workplace.

Unit 4 Health and Safety Management Systems 3 – Planning Importance of planning – Principles and practice of Risk Assessment – General Principles of control and hierarchy, of risk reduction measures – Sources of Health and Safety information – Safe Systems of Work – Permits to Work.

Unit 5 Health and Safety Management Systems 4 – Measuring, Audit and Review Active and Reactive Monitoring – Health and Safety Auditing – Investigating Incidents – Records and Reporting Incidents – Review of Health and Safety Performance. Unit 6 Workplace Hazards and Risk Control Health, Welfare and Work Environment Requirements – Violence at work – Substance Misuse at Work – Movement of people in the workplace – Construction Hazards and Control – Working at Height – Excavations.

Unit 7 Transport Hazards and Risk Control Safe movement of vehicles in the workplace – Driving at work

Unit 8 – Musculoskeletal Hazards and Risk Control Work-related Upper Limb Disorders – Manual Handling Hazards, Risks and Control Measures – Manually operated load handling equipment – Mechanically operated load handling equipment.

Unit 9 Work Equipment Hazards and Risk Control General Principles for selection, use and maintenance of work equipment – Hazards and Controls for handheld tools – Machinery Hazards – Main control methods for reducing risks from machinery hazards.

Unit 10 Electrical Safety Principles, Hazards and Risks associated with the use of electricity in the workplace – Control Measures. Unit 11 Fire Safety Principles of Fire initiation, classification, spread and some legal standards – Fire Risk Assessment – Fire Prevention and Prevention of Fire spread – Fire alarm system and fire fighting equipment – Evacuation of a workplace. Unit 12 Chemical and biological Health Hazards and Risk Control Forms of, classification of, and health risks from, hazardous substances – Assessment of Health Risks – Workplace Exposure Limits – Control Measures – Specific Agents – Safe handling and storage of waste.

Unit 13 – Physical and Psychological Health Hazards and Risk Control Noise – Vibration – Radiation – Stress