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International Certificate in Occupational Safety & Health

British Safety Council
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2 weeks
Professional Training
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Course description

International Certificate in Occupational Safety & Health - 2-week course

This International Certificate in Occupational Safety & Health course delivers the knowledge and practical expertise needed by practitioners responsible for handling health & safety issues in the workplace.

The 2-day programme is based on occupational standards, making it highly practical and applicable to real-world scenarios encountered in the workplace. Widely recognised as a badge of professionalism and commitment to maintaining high standards in health & safety, the qualification certifies an individual's competence in a broad range of health & safety areas. These include technical areas such as electrical safety, working at height and manual handling, as well as organisational issues related to mainataining safe workplaces, developing a positive health & safety culture and preventing accidents.

By the end of the training, delegates will have reached new levels of expertise and confidence that will help them work more effectively with occupational health & safety in any international environment. Successful completion of the assessments will qualify them for access to technician level membership of IOSH as well as asociate membership of the IIRSM.

Suitability - Who should attend?

The International Certificate in Occupational Safety & Health is suitable for any professional responsible for health & safety in the workplace.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Candidates who are successful in the assessments will be awarded the International Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health.

Training Course Content

The course covers the following topics:

  • Organising for health and safety
  • Developing a positive health and safety culture
  • Preventing accidents
  • Occupational health provision
  • International occupational health and safety framework
  • Health and safety management
  • Risk assessment
  • Persons at particular risk
  • Safe systems of work
  • Safe workplace
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Fire
  • Emergency planning
  • Electrical safety
  • Work equipment
  • Occupational transport and driving
  • Construction and demolition
  • Working at height
  • Manual handling
  • Mechanical handling and lifting operations
  • Display screen equipment and workstations
  • Chemical and biological hazards
  • Reporting and investigating incidents
  • Protecting the environment


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British Safety Council - Health & Safety Training across the UK

British Safety Council

The British Safety Council has been working since the 1950s in the pursuit of one fundamental goal: to make the British workplace safer. As a charitable organisation that operates exclusively for the public benefit, their activities are based on the...

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