Fourteen years a RoSPA sponsor

This year marks the 14th consecutive year that NEBOSH will headline sponsor the RoSPA Awards. We caught up with Dee Arp, Director of Technical Standards at NEBOSH to find out more about their involvement over the past fourteen years.

The ABC of OSH (Part 2)

As we discussed in the ABC of OSH Part 1, all safety and health professionals grapple with a near endless list of issues in order to ensure every employee returns safely home to their families each night. In this second part, we look at the final 13 letters and what they mean for every OSH... Continue Reading →

The 5 worst industrial fires you’ve never heard of

Fire – man’s oldest friend... and occasionally his deadliest adversary. While fire statistics show that the incidences of industrial fires are broadly in decline, when they do strike the results are often devastating. While many of the fires that happen in the UK are well documented, international disasters often don’t get the media coverage they... Continue Reading →

Top ten workplace safety posts 2013

As well as a time for making (and breaking!) resolutions, New Year is a great time to look back at the previous year and take stock. 2013 was an exciting year for safety, with changes to RIDDOR reporting and the driver CPC deadline hitting the headlines. In fact nearly 250,000 of you stopped by RoSPA’s... Continue Reading →

The RoSPA Awards: Get the credit you deserve

It’s one of the cruel ironies of life – the smoother things are running, the less people notice. Be honest with yourself; when’s the last time you drove through a city centre and noted how effective the traffic management systems were? Or the last time you went into a shop and commented on the outstanding... Continue Reading →

DOs and DON’Ts for the NEBOSH Practical

As the name implies, Unit NGC3: Health and Safety Practical Application allows you to demonstrate your NEBOSH NGC1 and NGC2 accumulated knowledge by applying it to real examples from within your place of work. It’s where the theory becomes a reality, and where you get to see what risk reductions your knowledge can bring about.... Continue Reading →

Making the break: a new career in health and safety

As our recent Backstage Pass interview explored, a career in health and safety can be a rich and rewarding journey. However, despite the enormous range of opportunities available, some people are still unsure of how to get a job in health and safety. As the oldest and most trusted name in the industry, some of... Continue Reading →

RoSPA’s NEBOSH Student of the Year

When it comes to professional accreditation, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents represents the gold standard in both training and qualifications. With this in mind we decided to present a new award this year, designed to recognise the top RoSPA student from all of our NEBOSH accredited courses. With such a high standard,... Continue Reading →

A dummies’ guide to PUWER

With the world of occupational health and safety overflowing with acronyms, it’s perhaps understandable that you might occasionally mix up COSHH with COMAH or DSEAR with DSE. However, if there’s one piece of safety guidance that you can’t afford to confuse, it’s PUWER. Thankfully, our simple guide tells you everything you need to know about... Continue Reading →

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