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Course Introduction

NEBOSH is globally recognised health and safety qualification in the UK. Holders of the NEBOSH National General Certificate (NGC) have much better job prospects and also apply for the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) technical membership. The NGC course equips delegates with the essential knowledge of key health and safety issues. The ten day course enables the delegates to identify and control various workplace hazards effectively and also covers the key legal requirements for health and safety as laid out in UK legislation. The NEBOSH course provides an excellent platform for delegates who want to gain an understanding of core aspects of occupational health and safety and also manage workplace risks effectively.

  • Boost your career prospects as NGC is highly valued by employers globally
  • Create safe working practices and strong health and safety culture
  • Gain knowledge of principles of risk management
  • Develop an effective safety system within your organisation


The NEBOSH course is designed for individuals who want to gain a broad knowledge of health, safety and risk management issues as part of their job. The course is also beneficial for:

  • Operational Staff
  • Managers
  • Supervisors
  • Risk Managers

Skills Gained

  • Create an effective safety system within the organisation
  • Identify the key issues related to health, safety and environment in the workplace
  • Understand the principles and practices of risk management
  • Describe the benefits of maintaining and promoting good health among employees
  • Identify the different types of hazards in the workplace
  • Recommend suitable measures to protect the assets, properties and employees from various hazards
  • Describe the framework for legal policies related to health issues
  • Handle health and safety issues of the employees efficiently


No specific certifications are required for attending the NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety course. However, delegates who have completed the NEBOSH Award level qualification can gain more advantage after attending this course.


Management of Health and Safety

  • Nature and scope of occupational health and safety
  • Personal health and safety
  • Reasons for promoting good standards of health and safety
  • Investigate and report incidents and accidents
  • Job description of managers, supervisors and employees
  • Roles and responsibilities of clients and contractors
  • The legal framework for the regulation of health and safety

Health and Safety Management Systems:

  • Policy
    • Primary elements of a health and safety management system
    • Purpose and significance of setting policy for health and safety
    • Key features of effective health and safety policy
  • Organising
    • Role and responsibilities of employers and managers
    • Human factors affecting behavior at work
    • Concept of health and safety culture
    • Provision of first aid in the workplace
  • Planning
    • What is the importance of planning?
    • Principles of risk assessment
    • Risk reduction measures
    • Sources of health and safety information
    • Role of permit-to-work system
  • Audit and Review
    • Active and reactive monitoring
    • Investigate incidents
    • Record and report incidents
    • Health and safety audit
    • Review of health and safety performance

Control Workplace Risks

  • Workplace Hazards
    • Health and work environment requirements
    • Substance misuse
    • Violence at work
    • Work at elevations
    • Safe movement of people in the workplace
    • Excavations
  • Musculoskeletal Hazards
    • Manual handling hazards
    • Manually and mechanically operated load handling equipment
  • Electrical Safety
    • Risks associated with electricity
    • Corrective measures
  • Transport Hazards
    • Driving at work
    • Safe movement of vehicles in the workplace
  • Work Equipment Hazards
    • Machinery hazards
    • General requirements for work equipment
    • Hand-held tools
  • Chemical and Biological Health Hazards
    • Health risks from hazardous substances
    • Workplace exposure limits
    • Assessment of health risks
    • Safe handling and storage of waste
  • Fire Safety
    • Fire initiation
    • Fire risk assessment
    • Fire prevention
    • Fire alarm and fire-fighting equipment
    • Evacuation of a workplace
  • Physical and Psychological Health Hazards
    • Vibration
    • Stress
    • Radiation
    • Noise

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