NEBOSH National General Certificate (Occupational Health & Safety)

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NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety

Course Overview:

The NEBOSH National General Certificate is a qualification designed to help those with health and safety responsibilities (e.g. managers, supervisors and employee representatives) to discharge more effectively their organisational duties and functions.

The NEBOSH National General Certificate covers the main legal requirements for health and safety in the UK, identification and control of workplace hazards, and the practical application of this knowledge.

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Syllabus Summary (November 2014 Specification):

Unit NGC1: Management of 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 GC2: Controlling 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 control

Unit GC3: Health and safety practical application

  • Purpose and aim
  • Marking
  • Assessment location
  • Assessment requirements
  • Submission of completed work