Nebosh IGC

Nebosh IGC

Course overview :- This course has been developed for multinational organizations in all sectors working in accordance with international standards or directives but adapting to local needs. It provides organizations with a global presence seeking to adopt an internationally recognized health and safety training programme for its staff. The certificate is an internationally recognized qualification and provides an excellent underpinning knowledge of safety & health and a sound basis for evaluating hazards and risks. The syllabus incorporates international, technical and other standards where they exist. In other cases, requirements and practices that represent ‘good practice’ are followed. Topics covered during the course are broken into two units each with 5 & 8 elements and the third unit which is practical application.

Unit IGC – 1 – Management of International Health and Safety

  • Foundations in health and safety
  • Health and safety management systems – Plan
  • Health and safety management systems – Do
  • Health and safety management systems – Check
  • Health and safety management systems – Act

Unit IGC – 2 – 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 IGC 3 – international health and safety practical assessment

The completion of a health and safety assessment of a work place and report to management. The NEBOSH international general certificate follows the same principles as the National General Certificate – achieving high standards of health and safety – regardless of any local legal requirements.

In today’s working environment ‘safety’ plays a key role in the success of any company. The NEBOSH international General certificate provides a means to improve the safety awareness of company employees, particularly those involved with operations or directly related to safety. The full time course offered by British Safety Services Allows for personnel to be able to dedicate their time to the syllabus and course information and is suited for full time company employees for individuals.

The NEBOSH international general certificate in occupational safety & Health is for personal with health & safety responsibilities. E.g Managers, Supervisors, safety officers, on-safety specialists etc & who need grounding & recognized qualification in occupational safety & health. It is also beneficial for those wanting to further their career in the HSE field of those who wish to entrance their HSE knowledge.

Candidate are assessed by an examination for each Unit IGC 1,IGC 2 and a practical health & safety assessment of a work place situation IGC 3.each exam is 2 hours duration. Candidates must achieve a minimum pass standard in all the examinations and assessment to be award the NEBOSH international general certificate in Occupational safety and health certification is issued by NEBOSH UK.