Your NEBOSH Practical Exam So you have started thinking about your NEBOSH practical assessment, we thought we’d put a few things down here to answer some of our Frequently Asked Questions.

How to sit your NEBOSH Practical Assessment


NEBOSH exam tips are always valuable, and with exams looming we caught up with Dr David Towlson (aka Dr T), Director of Training and Quality here at RRC to ask him for some last minute tips for the NEBOSH exam. Good luck to everyone who is sitting their exams.

NEBOSH Exam Top Tips


You have spent weeks and months studying, late nights getting through course material, hours practising mock questions and answers, a flurry of questions to your fellow students in the forums and clarification from your tutors.  Your exam date is booked and you are already preparing to celebrate a renewed social […]

Your Pre NEBOSH Exam Checklist



The Practical assessment should be the easiest part of the exam – you are not under exam conditions and can take your time to make sure you get it right first time. There are 2 parts to the assessment: The Observation sheets, and The report to management. The Observation Sheets […]

Practical Assessment – Passing First Time


Firstly I must put this in context. Cheating, or as NEBOSH call it “Malpractice”, in RRC exams is very rare with around 4-5 incidents a year, under 0.2% of those taking exams.  What does however continually surprise us is the efforts and ingenuity the few put into trying to cheat […]

Cheats Never Prosper


Essential Advice for those taking a NEBOSH Practical Assessment Given the time and money involved in doing a NEBOSH Certificate it is a continual source of frustration to all at RRC that so many fail their Practical Assessments simply because they do not read the instructions.  They have the knowledge […]

Why don’t they read the Instructions?



Over the last year we have seen numerous devastating fires across the Middle East, from December’s hospital fire in Saudi Arabia and the July hotel fire in Dubai to the re-occurring fires in ‘labour camps’, with the latest one being reported as recently as September, in Jidhafs, Bahrain. So, what […]

Poor Fire Safety is Having a Devastating Effect Across the ...


Outside of health and safety, I have an interest in old buildings and their conservation. A couple of years ago, on a field visit as part of a course I was doing, I went on a tour of the stained glass conservation workshops at Salisbury Cathedral. Here they repair and […]

Lead Workshop


I recently came across this on an H&S checklist issued to volunteers at an event and it started me thinking about the phase ‘common sense’, its origins, definition, uses and, of course, its application to health and safety. A search of the HSE website (www.hse.gov.uk) revealed ‘Common Sense Common Safety’ […]

H&S is Common Sense Self-Protection