• NEBOSH & Assessments

    NEBOSH Diploma Syllabus Revision News #8

    I promised to finish off the law this time.  As you know this is where the national and internationally diplomas depart from each other. As far as the national qualification goes, much of what is there is simply reinstated from what was previously element A9.  You’ll notice the voyage around the main legislative instruments is there again, as you’d expect.  But this will necessarily repeat some of that is covered in context from element A2 (where there is an in depth treatment of management regulations regarding safety management systems).  The enforcement of health and safety law has been restructured and brought up to date, with some welcome clarifications. There is…

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    NEBOSH Diploma Syllabus Revision News #2

    Since the revised syllabi were released about 1 week ago, we’ve been busy evaluating the detail of the changes.  We’ve been going through the draft National Diploma Syllabus and comparing it to the current syllabus.  NEBOSH flag up a number of proposed changes already (using their colour coding system) but these don’t identify all changes by any means.  Hence the need to do a thorough analysis to make sure we aren’t missing anything. In the past the national and international syllabi were treated independently, so they have increasingly diverged.  That is set to change.  The updated syllabi show better alignment  between the national and international syllabi, for instance, we noticed…

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    News, Updates & Events

    Safety Management Systems – HSG65

    Many people will at least be aware of the safety management system known as HSG65 (the document series and number, in fact). It arrived more than 20 years ago. Even though it’s technically a UK thing, it is difficult to deny its global importance. HSG65 is being currently being revised. When I first read HSG65, I found that I forgot each page the instant I turned it over. I thought there was something wrong with me but it was all that woolly management speak that sounded great but didn’t stick. Well, now it’s moved on and recognised that the attention span of most has reduced considerably. We are living in an…