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Mon, 06 Mar|
OTSIGC001 NEBOSH IGC - Health and Safety
The International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety (IGC) was launched in 2006 and is recognised around the world. There are now over 84,000 people worldwide who have passed this qualification. The qualification looks at general workplace issues and can be applied in many sectors
Time & Location
06 Mar, 07:00 – 16 Mar, 16:30
OEL Dubai, Oilfields Supply Centre Building 37 & 38 - جبل علي - منطقة جبل علي الحرة - دبي - United Arab Emirates
About the Event
The International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety (IGC) was launched in 2006 and is recognised around the world. There are now over 84,000 people worldwide who have passed this qualification. The qualification looks at general workplace issues and can be applied in many sectors.
On completion of the qualification, learners will be able to:
· justify the need for health and safety improvements;
· advise on the main duties for health and safety in the workplace;
· help their organisation to manage contractors;
· work within a health and safety management system;
· positively influence health and safety culture and behaviour;
· carry out a general risk assessment (using a 5-step approach) of their workplace;
· recognise workplace changes and their impacts and understand how to minimise these impacts;
· develop basic safe systems of work that include emergency arrangements and know when to use a permit-to-work system;
· take part in incident investigations; and
· help their employer check the effectiveness of the health and safety management system through monitoring, auditing and review.
SCOPE OF LEARNING:
UNIT IGC 1: MANAGEMENT INTERNATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH
Element 1: Why We should manage workplace health and safety
Element 2: How health and safety management systems work and what they look like
Element 3: Managing risk – understanding people and processes
Element 4: Health and safety monitoring and measuring
UNIT IGC 2: PRACTICAL ASSESSMENT (RISK ASSESSMENT)
Element 5: Physical and Psychological Health
Element 6: Musculoskeletal health
Element 7: Chemical and biological agents
Element 8: General workplace issues
Element 9: Work equipment
Element 10: Fire
Element 11: Electricity
The IG1 assessment is an open book examination (OBE). Further details on the OBE can be found on the NEBOSH website at this link https://www.nebosh.org. uk/open-book-examinations/.
The IG2 assessment is a risk assessment that should be carried out in the learner’s workplace. Please refer to the Unit IG2: Risk assessment – Guidance and information for learners and Learning Partners document which can be downloaded from this link https://www.nebosh.org.uk/qualifications/internationalgeneral-certificate/.
The qualification grade is based only on the result from the question paper (Unit IG1). But learners need to achieve a ‘Pass’ in both units (IG1 and IG2).
The grading boundaries are as follows:
Distinction: 75 marks or higher
Credit: 65 – 74 marks
Pass: 45 – 64 marks
Results of the exam will Results of the exam will be issued by NEBOSH to candidate within 10-12 weeks from the date of examination or submission of assignment (IGC 2) via candidate’s email address.
CANDIDATES SHOULD PASSED ALL THE 2 UNITS ( IGC 1 and 2) IN ORDER TO GET THE NEBOSH IGC QUALIFICATION CERTIFICATE
For each exam passed by the candidate a certificate will issued by the NEBOSH
And for candidates who passed ALL the units (IGC 1 and 2), NEBOSH Qualification Certificate together
Certificate will be valid for a lifetime.
National Examination Board of Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH).