NEBOSH International General Certificate (Occupational Health & Safety )

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NEBOSH IGC Course in Lahore Pakistan

About NEBOSH IGC

NEBOSH International General Certificate is a globally recognized health and safety qualification intended for companies or individuals working to international standards with regards to Health, Safety & Environment. This course focuses on the International Labor Standards (ILO) codes of practice.

Upon successful completion of the certificate, delegates can apply for a membership with Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) and/or International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM) as its qualification meets the academic requirements for Technician Membership (Tech IOSH) of IOSH and Associate membership (AIIRSM) of the IIRSM.

Who should take NEBOSH International General Certificate?

People from around the world take the NEBOSH IGC Certificate as it gives them the skills and knowledge required to fulfill their health and safety responsibilities in any country and in any type of organization.

However, the NEBOSH International General Certificate is best suitable for Managers, Supervisors, Worker Representatives, Safety Inspectors, CEOs, Directors, OHSAS Managers and others who require an understanding of health and safety principles and practices.

NEBOSH IGC is also good for fresh graduates and professionals who want to start a career in the field of health & safety.

Learning outcomes:

Upon successful completion of the course, candidates should be able to:

  • Outline the scope and nature of occupational health and safety
  • Understand key requirements for health and safety management systems
  • Explain the principals and practice of risk assessment
  • Outline the principals, purpose and role of active and reactive monitoring
  • Explain the purpose of, and procedures for health and safety auditing
  • Outline common health, welfare and work environment requirements in the workplace
  • Explain the hazards and controls measures for assessing risks from manual handling
  • Understand and explain the hazards and risks associated with the use of electricity and electrical tools in the workplace
  • Outline the hazards, risk and control measures associated with chemical and biological substances
  • Identify typical workplace hazards and develop suitable control measures
  • Prepare management reports on health and safety improvements

NEBOSH IGC Course Outline

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

Element 1: Workplace Hazards & Risk Control
Element 2: Transport Hazards & Risk Control
Element 3: Musculoskeletal Hazards & Risk Control
Element 4: Work Equipment Hazards & Risk Control
Element 5: Electrical Safety
Element 6: Fire Safety
Element 7: Chemical and Biological Health Hazards & Risk Control
Element 8: Physical and Psychological Health Hazards & Risk Control

Practical Assessment Report

Examination information

This qualification is comprised of three units, each of which is assessed separately:

Assessed by 02 hours written examination consisting of ten short answer and one long answer questions.

Assessed by 02 hours written examination consisting of ten short answer and one long answer questions.

Assessed by 02 hours practical examination carried out in the candidate’s workplace. The assessments must be taken within 14 days of an examination.

Note: Candidates will receive a unit certificate for each unit completed with a passing grade. All three units need to be passed in order to receive the qualification.

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