• News, Updates & Events

    RRC Middle East Newsletter – September 2016

    The September 2016 Edition of the RRC Middle East Newsletter is out! Download it now for the latest news and information from RRC, including: Hasan’s thoughts on Shifting Attitudes to Health and Safety in the Middle East The last few spaces available on Middle East courses this Autumn Our new Fire Safety Consultancy RRC Middle East in action, as well as celebrating recent student success Click here to download the latest RRC Middle East Newsletter.  

  • Health & Safety

    Changing a Culture: Shifting Attitudes to Health and Safety in The Middle East

    We often wonder why we have such poor occupational health and safety standards in the Middle East compared to other areas of the world. But if you look around you, you’ll find the answer. Safety is no different to other facets of living in the Middle East – we suffer from a culture that has long been dependent on others to develop and implement systems and technology. Even the water we drink is imported! What appears to matter most to us is how easily we can purchase things that are ready-made, rather than go through the process of creating them ourselves. For example: We have budgets, but we mainly use…

  • Health & Safety

    Safety Is Different to Everything Around Here

    Safety is Different to Everything Around Here We often wonder why we have such poor occupational health and safety standards in the Middle East compared to the developed world. If you look around you, you will find the answer. Safety is no different to other facets of living in the Middle East. We suffer from a culture that has long been dependent on others to develop and implement systems and technology – even the water we drink is imported. What appears to matter to us most is how easily we can purchase things that are ready-made rather than go through the process of creating it ourselves. For example: We have…

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    NEBOSH & Assessments

    Is There Such a Thing as ‘NEBOSH Speak’?

    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 what the question is asking. Try writing a question that is clear and unambiguous and you will see just how difficult the task really is! So, how do you understand exactly what the question is asking and how do you know how much to write? The obvious answer is to be well-prepared and to know all the material on the…