As a health and safety tutor I have to introduce myself to rooms full of students all the time. I always start by telling them that I used to work as a production supervisor in an industrial bakery near Sheffield making tea cakes, white baps and hot cross buns for […]

“Hey! Let’s be careful out there”

Key elements of effective environmental leadership In this post I thought we could have a look at what makes an effective environmental leader. Whether you are a leader or you aspire to be one or want to assess your current environmental leader hopefully this post will be useful to you! […]

Accountability and Commitment

You may have heard about ISO 45001.  You may already be bored by it and started looking awkwardly at your shoes.  You may have started biting your nails or hitting yourself.  You can get help for that, but apparently ISO 45001 doesn’t have as many friends as it thought it […]

ISO 45001 – Complicated, despised and rejected, but also loved

In our voyage of unbridled discovery, we continue to element A8.  As with the previous incarnation of the syllabus, this element is basically an extension of the previous element.  The topic of leadership is revisited in the context of human motivation theories. Human motivation theories are like the leadership theories […]

NEBOSH Diploma Syllabus Revision News #7

As our writers continue to busy away at, well, writing, I’ll continue my trawl through Unit A of the national diploma.  Delightfully, we are on to element A7.  This is everyone’s favourite.  The woolly world of “organisational factors” (aka organisational culture, but could also be called “death by misadventure”).  It’s […]

NEBOSH Diploma Syllabus Revision News #6

NEBOSH started their second phase consultation on Friday 14th August. They issued course providers with revised syllabi for further consideration.  The proposed revisions take account of comments from employers, students, course providers and examiners.   The revised documents now contain concrete proposals for syllabus changes.  These changes may or may not […]

NEBOSH Diploma Syllabus Revision News #1