NEBOSH International General Certificate (IGC)

• General Information
The NEBOSH International General Certificate (IGC) program, which is globally considered one of the most prestigious accreditations of its kind, has evolved in line with increasing global awareness of the importance of health and safety at work and adopts a risk management approach based on best practices and international standards, mainly International Labor Organization (ILO) codes of practice, with special reference to the model proposed in the ILO’s guide “Guidelines in Occupational Safety and Health Management Systems” (ILO-OHS 2001). By choosing the NEBOSH IGC qualification as a key part of organizations’ supervisors and managers development programs, they can make sure that line managers have a sound understanding of risk management and buling a robust safety culture.

• Course content

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Course content

NEBOSH International General Certificate (IGC)

12 Days + 1 day
(exam)

Unit IGC1: Management of international 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 risk control

Unit GC3: Health and safety practical application

• Health and safety practical application (requires completion of a 2 hours health and safety hands-on inspection of a workplace)

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