health and safety practitioner


In February 2001 Christopher Hooper, an independent Health and Safety Consultant, carried out a risk assessment for a client on a wood jig boring machine.  Two years later, an employee of his client injured their hand while operating the machine and, after investigation, the HSE decided to prosecute Mr Hooper […]

Health and Safety Practitioner Skills


Is there such a thing as ‘NEBOSH speak’? NEBOSH have a special language – there I’ve said it; that language is English! Of course the exams are translated into other languages as well, but in all cases the use of language has to be clear and precise so everyone can understand […]

Is there such a thing as ‘NEBOSH speak’?


Taking NEBOSH exams, whether at certificate or diploma level, can be a daunting task. It is true that NEBOSH have clear, often high, standards but the anxiety felt by many candidates is often increased by a wealth of misinformation (e.g. the ridiculous claim that NEBOSH operate a quota system that only allows […]

NEBOSH exams – how they work