In this post I thought we could spend some time looking at the opportunities that can occur from effectively dealing with environmental risks. ISO 14001:2015 defines risks as ‘potential adverse effects’ and opportunities as ‘potential beneficial effects’. From dealing with a risk … [Read more...] about A risk creates an opportunity
In this post I thought we could look at what you need to do to pass the NEBOSH environmental management certificate practical assignment (called in NEBOSH speak EMC2). The assignment does not have a pass mark, you gain a pass by making sure you hit several stated … [Read more...] about NEBOSH Environment Management Certificate Practical Assessment (2021 syllabus) – Passing First Time
I have often thought that people sort of like the natural world as it looks nice and don’t really understand how else it benefits society. Understanding the benefits is a key issue that I think people should get to grips with as it surely would lead to more protection of our … [Read more...] about The importance of the natural world
To some extent I think this year has been a strange one, not quite as strange as 2020 but with the shadow of the pandemic still looming large it’s certainly not been normal! Right at the start of a new year is always a good time to reflect on the past year and see whether we … [Read more...] about New year new start – five new year’s resolutions for environmental practitioners
The first day of most of the environmental training courses that I deliver tend to start off with ‘doom and gloom’ about how our species is trashing the planet. This occurs in many ways from climate change to polluting watercourses and biodiversity loss at an alarming rate. We … [Read more...] about Environmental ‘Doom and Gloom’ – time for some positivity?