Yearly Archives: 2014


Practical projects – the good, the bad and the ugly I mark NEBOSH Environmental Diploma projects on a fairly regular basis, so I’d like to offer some hints and tips to help you achieve a good mark, based on my experiences of the sublime and the ridiculous! First and foremost, […]

Hints and Tips – NEBOSH Environmental Diploma


RRC International are proud supporters of Health and Safety Week 2014, an initiative that is celebrating the UK’s 85% reduction in fatal accidents since the introduction of the Safety at Work Act in 1974. The UK’s key health and safety bodies have untied to launch H&S Week including; BOHS – […]

RRC International supports Health & Safety Week 2014


Digital vs paper – the jury’s out One of the photographs we looked at during a recent NEBOSH Environmental Awareness at Work pilot course featured a pile of waste electronic circuit boards that had been dumped in the corner of a farmer’s field somewhere in south-east Asia. I’m pretty certain […]

Environmental responsibilities



Permission to speak, sir? That was it, wasn’t it – Corporal Jones’ usual request whenever he felt he had something important to say to Captain Mainwaring. I’m showing my age again with these ancient references – for the benefit of younger readers, I’m referring to the excellent 1970s BBC comedy […]

What is a permit to work?


We are all gearing up here at RRC International to attend the Safety and Health Expo being held in London Excel Centre from the 17-19th June.  This is labelled as the largest Safety Show the UK has seen for 10 years so it really is gathering momentum.  If you haven’t […]

Safety and Health Expo London


Which is the fairest of them all? One area that has interested me lately is how impacts on the environment are costed. This topic is more important than you might think, as it is the basis of many environmental laws and taxes. So it relates to all three of the […]

Environmental impacts



Great news in the RRC International Offices, one of our students Paul Cassell, is the top performing candidate for the NEBOSH National Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety during 2013/14. A great achievement and also shows the quality of training and support from our trainers in assisting students to reach […]

Best Candidate Award – NEBOSH National Diploma in Occupational Health ...


Power to the People – take two Thinking about Corporate Social Responsibility and how the motivation for it is mainly moral, or ethical – as outlined in Element 2, Unit 1 of the NEBOSH Environmental Certificate – I was interested in the recent tongue-lashing the UK government received from the […]

Corporate Social Responsibility


HEAVE!! “Go on, put your back into it” is a fairly common phrase, usually uttered as a form of encouragement when someone is struggling to lift a heavy object. But when you think about it, it’s a very strange thing to say, given that putting your back into it is […]

Manual Handling