What a Year One of the big changes that has happened over the course of the pandemic is the seismic shift away from interactions in the real world to the virtual. This has happened in the world of H&S training and assessment. NEBOSH introduced online Open Book Exams (OBE) … [Read more...] about Open Book Exams (OBE)
Outside of health and safety, I have an interest in old buildings and their conservation. A couple of years ago, on a field visit as part of a course I was doing, I went on a tour of the stained glass conservation workshops at Salisbury Cathedral. Here they repair and refabricate … [Read more...] about The Risks in a Lead Workshop
It is Not What You’re Asked, it’s The Way That You’re Asked it When did you last sit an exam? For many of us it was years ago – perhaps at school, or university. How did you get on? What did you think of the questions? Too technical? Too long? Wanted too much detail? You thought … [Read more...] about It is Not What You’re Asked, it’s The Way That You’re Asked it
Buying a ‘Stairway to Heaven’ – or another ‘Tragedy’? I’ve never been a fan of the idea of environmental “offsetting”. The concept is most frequently applied to greenhouse gas emissions – with which NEBOSH Environmental Certificate students who have studied Element 1 will be … [Read more...] about Buying a ‘Stairway to Heaven’ – Or Another ‘Tragedy’?
Identifying Environmental Aspects and Impacts – Race to The Finish Seven years ago I competed in my first marathon it was hard – very hard. As everyone always says, in the last six miles of the race you hit a wall, and a very well built and extremely big wall it was, … [Read more...] about Identifying Environmental Aspects and Impacts