NEBOSH – National General Certificate

Introduction:

The NEBOSH National General Certificate has been recognised for many years as the basis for a sound, broad introduction to the fundamentals of occupational health and safety.

Objectives:

The NEBOSH National General Certificate aims to provide those making day-to-day decisions at work with a broad knowledge of health and safety in order to ensure that the health and safety implications of their decisions are properly taken into account. The vast majority of occupational injuries and incidents of ill-health are avoidable by good health and safety management; and good health and safety management is an essential element of good overall management.

Who Should Attend:

Managers, supervisors, team leaders and safety representatives. Anyone making day-to-day health and safety related decisions at work.

Programme:

NGC1 – Management of health and safety

Element 1: Foundations in health and safety

Element 2: Health and safety management systems – Plan

Element 3: Health and safety management systems – Do

Element 4: Health and safety management systems – Check

Element 5: Health and safety management systems – Act

GC2 – Controlling workplace hazards

Element 1: Workplace hazards and risk control

Element 2: Transport hazards and risk control

Element 3: Musculoskeletal hazards and risk control

Element 4: Work equipment hazards and risk control

Element 5: Electrical safety

Element 6: Fire safety

Element 7: Chemical and biological health hazards and risk control

Element 8: Physical and psychological health hazards and risk control

GC3: Health and safety practical application

Duration:

10 days plus 1 day practical assessment and 1 day examinations.

Handson Safety Services Limited provide this course either on a day release or block release programme. Please contact us for details of scheduled courses.

NOTE:

On successful completion of the course, delegates will receive a certificate from the National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health.