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NEBOSH International General Certificate (IGC) is the most recommended qualification in Occupational Health and Safety Management and it is an internationally recognized certification that provides effective knowledge on workplace health and safety issues.

Moreover, NEBOSH IGC is considered as the basic criteria for those who wish to develop the career in HSE sector and also it provides a platform for the candidates to take up the NEBOSH International Diploma (IDIP).

NEBOSH board has introduced a new syllabus for the NEBOSH IGC Course based on October – 2018 specification which is very easy and simple when compared to the old IGC syllabus. The new syllabus consists only 2 units which are IG1 & IG2.

IG1 - Management of Health & Safety Elements (1-4)

11. Why we should manage workplace health and safety
No.
Syllabus Content

Learning Outcomes
1.1
Discuss the moral, financial and legal reasons for managing health and safety in the workplace
Justify health and safety improvements using moral,financial and legal arguments
1.2
Explain how health and safety is regulated and the consequences of non-compliance
1.3
Summaries the main health and safety duties of different groups of people at work
Advise on the main duties for health and safety in the workplace and help their organization manage contractors
Explain how contractors should be selected, monitored and managed
22. How health and safety management systems work and what they look like
No.
Syllabus Content

Learning Outcomes
2.1
Give an overview of the elements of a health and safety management system and the benefits of having a formal/certified system
Work within a health and safety management system, recognizing what effective policy, organizational responsibilities and arrangements should look like
2.2
Discuss the main ingredients of health and safety management systems that make it effective – policy, responsibilities, arrangements
33. Managing risk – understanding people and processes
No.
Syllabus Content

Learning Outcomes
3.1
Describe the concept of health and safety culture and how it influences performance
Positively influence health and safety culture and behaviour to improve performance in their organization
3.2
summarize how health and safety culture at work can be improved
3.3
summarize the human factors which positively or negatively influence behaviour at work in a way that can affect health and safety
3.4
Explain the principles of the risk assessment process Produce a risk assessment of a workplace which considers a wide range of identified hazards (drawn from elements 5 – 11) and meets best practice standards (‘suitable and sufficient’) Do a general risk assessment in their own workplace – profiling and prioritizing risks, inspecting the workplace, recognizing a range of common hazards, evaluating risks (taking account of current controls), recommending further control measures, planning actions
3.5
Discuss typical workplace changes that have significant health and safety impacts and ways to minimize those impacts Recognize workplace changes that have significant health and safety impacts and effective ways to minimize those impacts
3.6
Describe what to consider when developing and implementing a safe system of work for general activities Develop basic safe systems of work (including taking account of typical emergencies) and knowing when to use permit-to-work systems for special risks
3.7
Explain the role, function and operation of a permit-to-work system
3.8
Discuss typical emergency procedures (including training and testing) and how to decide what level of first aid is needed in the workplace
44. Health and safety monitoring and measuring
No.
Syllabus Content

Learning Outcomes
4.2
Explain why and how incidents should be investigated, recorded and reported Take part in incident investigations
4.1
Discuss common methods and indicators used to monitor the effectiveness of management systems Help their employer to check their management system effectiveness – through monitoring, audits and reviews
4.3
Explain what an audit is and why and how it is used to evaluate a management system
4.4
Explain why and how regular reviews of health and safety performance are needed

IG2 – Risk Assessment Element (5-11)

15. Physical & Psychological Health
No.
Syllabus Content
5.1
Noise
5.2
Vibration
5.3
Radiation
5.4
Mental – Ill Health
5.5
Violence at Work
5.6
Substance Abuse at Work
26. Musculoskeletal Health
No.
Syllabus Content
6.1
Work – Related Upper Limb Disorders
6.2
Manual Handling
6.3
Load Handling Equipment
37. Chemical & Biological Agents
No.
Syllabus Content
7.1
Hazardous Substances
7.2
Assessment of Health Risks
7.3
Occupational Exposure Limits
7.4
Control Measures
7.5
Specific Agents
48. General Workplace Issues
No.
Syllabus Content
8.1
Health Welfare & Work Environment
8.2
Working at Height
8.3
Safe Working in Confined Spaces
8.4
Lone Working
8.5
Slips & Trips
8.6
Safe Movement of People & Vehicles in the Workplace
8.7
Work Related Driving
59. Work Equipment
No.
Syllabus Content
9.1
General Requirements
9.2
Hand – Held Tools
9.3
Machinery Hazards
9.4
Control Measures of Machinery
610. Fire
No.
Syllabus Content
10.1
Fire Principles
10.2
Preventing Fire & Fire Spread
10.3
Fire Alarms & Fire Fighting
10.4
Fire Evacuation
711. Electricity
No.
Syllabus Content
11.1
Hazards & Risks
11.2
Control Measures

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