Can you do IOSH online?

One of the most frequently asked questions when it comes to IOSH qualifications is can you do IOSH online? There are in fact two main ways to take an IOSH Course: as an open-course which is class-room based or online. Both options offer prospective delegates a great way of learning but are distinctly different from... Continue Reading →

Which NEBOSH course is right for you?

If you’ve decided a career in health and safety is right for you – then a NEBOSH qualification is likely to be your next step, but which one is right for you? To help shed some light on that question we’ve explored the different levels of NEBOSH training available and what each one has to... Continue Reading →

Putting people back into sustainability

L’Oréal were pleased to host in Paris the 4th Global Summit and Workshop of the Center for Safety and Health Sustainability (CSHS or the Center*). The tagline of the Global Summit was “Putting People back into Sustainability”, which is an important concept as for me, many companies don’t look at people who work for them... Continue Reading →

Culture shock! The secret to making safety second nature

When you work in health and safety, there are certain phrases and buzz words that seem to come up time and time again. Some of them, however, seem more prevalent than others. The term ‘safety culture’ will be familiar to most of us in the industry. Yet how many of us actually stop to consider... Continue Reading →

Is there funding available for NEBOSH Qualifications?

Low interest rates, high inflation and a rocky economy can make it difficult for businesses and individuals to justify expenditure on non-essential items such as training (especially if you’re paying for it yourself). But embarking on training and giving yourself the chance of career development isn’t something that should be pushed a side - even... Continue Reading →

Hit the ground running with IOSH

At some point or other we’ve all heard the phrase ’hit the ground running’. For most of us however, the dream of being instantly successful at a new activity is just that: a dream. It’s hardly surprising. Imagine getting behind the wheel of a car having never driven before. Or strapping on a set of... Continue Reading →

Hot off the press: Safety training for high-risk machines

Whilst Power Presses aren’t exactly a hot topic, they’ve been around since the mid-19th century and have always been considered high-risk machines. It’s therefore essential that they’re properly inspected, tested and maintained to keep operators safe from serious injury. Big or small, Power Presses require safety precautions and so operators need to receive adequate training... Continue Reading →

Hot Desking: 7 Tips to stop you getting burnt!

Let’s be honest, most of us pay little attention to the health implications related to the layout of our workstations. As long as our desk appears to be in the right configuration when showing up for work on a Monday morning, we’re happy. As ‘hot desking’ becomes a more common practice, it’s easy to accept... Continue Reading →

Work placements: Are they your safety blind spot?

According to the HSE, men aged 16–24 face a 40% higher risk of all workplace injury than men aged 45–54. As we’ve discussed in the past, there are many reasons that young workers are statistically more likely to be injured at work than those who have been on the job for years. Less training, lack... Continue Reading →

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