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COURSES DESIGNED TO DELIVER SUCCESS Health and Safety Environmental Management
“VIOSH and RRC really want you to enjoy your learning, pass your exam and, most importantly, gain the knowledge and understanding that will make you a successful practitioner.”
Dr David Towlson RRC Director of Quality and Training
“Attention to health and safety is not just about obeying the law and being socially responsible, it also makes good business sense.”
Muhammad Shahid VIOSH Managing Director
Partnership Learning with RRC What is Distance / e-Learning? Sample Distance Learning course material NEBOSH courses Award in Health and Safety at Work Award in Safety, Health and Environment for the Process Industries National Certificate in Environmental Management International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety International Certificate in Construction Health and Safety International Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management International Technical Certificate in Oil and Gas Operational Safety International Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety National Diploma in Environmental Management IOSH courses Managing Safely Working Safely iema courses Introduction to Environmental Management Systems Foundation Certificate in Environmental Management Associate Certificate in Environmental Management cqi course CQI Certificate in Quality Management Practices rrc rapid e-Learning courses 2–3 4–5 6–7 8 9 – 20 10 11 12 14 15 16 17 19 20 21 – 23 22 23 24 – 27 25 26 27 28 – 29 29 30 – 35
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As an organisation, we feel an urgent need to have a comprehensive programme and campaign for the awareness of health safety in Pakistan. We’re very pleased to be able to offer such high quality H&S education and services in Pakistan through our agreement with RRC. Muhammad Shahid, VIOSH, Managing Director
health and well-being of workers by providing high-quality training courses and technical advice. safety and environmental awareness among employees.Vivid Institute of Occupational Safety and Health Islamabad (VIOSH) was founded in 1998 with the aim of reducing occupational accidents and diseases in the region and promoting safety. to maintain as far as it is reasonably practicable health and safe work practices. VIOSH is committed to support individuals and companies in implementation of healthy culture which will promote and enhance positive and sensible H&S behaviour. VIOSH. RRC Managing Director 3 . RRC are delighted to be working with VIOSH to deliver health and safety courses in Pakistan. consistent with their needs. who are committed to supporting companies and individuals in understanding the importance of health and safety. Gary Fallaize.” Muhammad Shahid. We look forward to sharing our experience and resources and to assist our colleagues in achieving their mission to transfer health and safety knowledge from training to practice. • To lead by example in providing our customers with reputable qualifications. policies and procedures. • To assist organizations in meeting their local and other internationally applicable OHS and environmental regulatory training needs. VIOSH is committed to providing internationally recognized courses from UK awarding bodies in cooperation with RRC in the local area. health. Managing Director Objectives: • To facilitate the training and development of employees in occupational health. vision Our vision is to be the leading company in providing occupational health and safety training in the local area. • To provide a mechanism whereby employees and employers can minimize the risk of potential incidents through applicable learning intervention. • To build relationships with all organizations to improve occupational. safety and environmental practices. but the lack of competent personnel in this area presents real problems in achieving this. The health and safety culture requires comprehensive social and legislative changes. All health and safety programmes offered by VIOSH are delivered by experienced professionals. Mission “Safety culture is not well established in Pakistan and HSE policy varies from one organization to another. Many organizations desire to establish positive health and safety culture.
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– Blue for air. Describe the shape and colour of: prohibition. 7. Distance/e-Learning with RRC At the centre of all RRC Distance/e-Learning courses is our unique online platform. Element IC1: General Workplace Issues Safety Signs The standardisation of safety signs throughout workplaces is essential to ensure that safety signs. • Signs should be clearly visible in a well-lit position. filling and discharge points (where employees are likely to be exposed to the contents). tablet or e-book reader.g. 7 days a week. – Training for work in confined spaces. • The asphyxiation of any person at work arising from a free flowing solid or the inability to reach a respirable environment due to entrapment by a free flowing solid. • Thought-provoking activities and exercises to enhance understanding and knowledge recall. Dangerous Locations and Traffic Routes Ears Mandatory Signs Respiratory Radioactive Warning Signs Overhead Loads • Where the risk is low or it is impractical to safeguard by other means. or where the risk is not significant. delivering the learning through a variety of media designed to make learning both enjoyable and effective. the edge of a loading platform. wherever they are seen. • Symbols must be black and placed centrally on the background without obliterating the cross bar. i. – The persons at risk. Studying On-Line Our structured e-Learning programmes lead you through your course step by step. (Suggested Answers are at the end of Unit IC.g. flue. you really are in control – all you need is your computer and an Internet connection. – Fire safety signs. Exit Acceptable Fire Safety Sign Inspection Pit with Clearly Marked Edges Fire equipment signs are square or rectangular in shape with a white pictogram on a red background. prohibition and warning signs). what type of facilities should be provided for changing purposes? 8. e. With access to the course available 24 hours a day. • The loss of consciousness or asphyxiation of any person at work arising from gas. • However. grain.146). Identify the requirements to ensure a suitable system of maintenance. • Multiple-choice quizzes to evaluate progress. No Smoking Not Drinkable • In cases where clearly defined traffic routes are necessary. safe condition. Use/Location of Signboards • Signboards should generally be installed in a position appropriate to the line of sight. there arises a reasonably foreseeable specified risk. Even if your regional signs are different. What are the requirements for adequate lighting? 6. pit. fume. trench. what’s the difference? e-Learning Everything you need for your course is available online – including our highly respected course material which can be downloaded onto your PC. Safe Condition Signs Sometimes called “Emergency” Signs. – Mauve for acids and alkalis. including any chamber. • The employer should provide specific safety signs whenever there is a risk which has not been avoided or controlled by other means. sampling. – Marking of pipework containing dangerous substances. – Brown for oils and combustible liquids. Identify six key elements to good housekeeping. Signs Marking Obstacles. e. ‘Fire Extinguisher’. – The reliability of safeguards in place. Distance learning Exactly the same as e-Learning but with an additional printed. Identify the symptoms of visual fatigue. laptop. includes flour. 2. a flowing or running consistency.g. tank. These are usually available either as labels or marking tapes. but using triangular-shaped warning signs. What are the requirements regarding the condition of floors and traffic/routes? 3. Often the same symbols or pictograms as those seen on containers of dangerous substances are used. Safe Condition. fire alarms).g. – Emergency arrangements. – The task. vat. have the same meaning. • Employers must provide a safe system of work. • In some regions this can be achieved by the use of yellow and black (or red and white) angled stripes. for example. a fire safety sign must at least contain a pictogram (though it may also contain the text as well). Free Flowing Solid Any substance consisting of solid particles and which is of. – Traditional signboards (e. – Yellow for gases. there is usually no need to provide a sign (unless mandated by law). by engineering controls and safe systems of work. or danger zone adjacent to a process. Common Signs and Their Use. silo. What is meant by ‘acceptable temperature’? 5. 1. allowing you to start your course at any time and work at your own pace to meet your chosen exam date. Prohibition Signs • These are round with a white background and red border and cross bar. Each course contains: • Videos and interactive animations designed to make the information accessible and easy to learn. ‘Alarm Point’.what is distance / e-Learning? Distance/e-Learning provides the ultimate in flexibility. Mandatory. sewer. • Where a safety sign would not help to reduce a risk. • Those identifying the location of fire equipment. Location and Compliance • Safety signs include: – Illuminated signs. and this is vital when carrying out confined space entry and work so safe working practices must include: – Permit-to-work systems. Fire Safety Signs In general fire safety signs fall into one of two categories: • Those providing information on means of escape and which take the form of a ‘Safe Condition’.g. • In assessing the risk from working in a confined space we need to consider: – The need to enter the confined space at all. Consequently they are closely regulated by safety standards such as those set out in the UK Confined Spaces Regulations and the OSHA Occupational Safety and Health standards relating to permit-required confined spaces (1910. – Red for fire-fighting. For example. by virtue of its enclosed nature. – The labels on the containers can be seen clearly from outside the store. where people may slip. sand or other similar materials. fall from heights. • Illuminated signs should be provided with emergency lighting power where the situation is likely to interfere with the main power supply. they should be marked using continuous lines (commonly yellow or white). pipe. or is capable of being in. So. e. © RRC Training Unit IC – Element IC1 | 1-15 Unit IC – Element IC1 | 1-14 © RRC Training 6 . – Black for other liquids. • Colour coding is also commonly used to identify pipelines. What criteria should an employer adopt when deciding what first-aid provision should be made? 9.e.) Specified Risk • A serious risk of injury to any person at work arising from a fire or explosion. vapour or the lack of oxygen. • The drowning of any person at work arising from an increase in the level of a liquid. and warning signs. In Europe. mandatory. This sign states what protective equipment must be worn. an easy-to-use online system which provides everything you need to successfully pass your exams. emergency exits. relevant danger signal. well or other similar space in which. 10. Mandatory Signs Mandatory signs are round with a blue background and white symbol. materials and equipment. or where there is low headroom) and traffic routes may also have to be marked. sugar. – The provision and maintenance of a safe atmosphere. • The loss of consciousness of any person at work arising from an increase in body temperature. • The sign means that something must not be done. Element IC1: General Workplace Issues Confined Spaces Key Information • Confined spaces are defined by the possibility of a foreseeable specified risk. then obstacles or dangerous locations should be marked. fullcolour textbook of the course material. These are square or oblong with white symbols on a green background and indicate such safe conditions as a first-aid post or emergency evacuation route. the current European standard colour groups are: – Green for water. either at the access point to the area of a general hazard or in the immediate vicinity of a specific hazard. so the types of specified risk give us some indication of what might constitute a confined space in a work situation. • Dangerous locations (e. – Hand and acoustic signals (e. If a person has to wear special clothing for work. standard road traffic signs and markings should be used in outdoor areas to control vehicles and pedestrians. – Grey for steam.g. Explain the circumstances under which an employer should provide safety signs. • Pipelines transporting a hazardous medium must be identified with the correct. including at. As illustrative examples we will look at five types of signs (Prohibition. Corrosive Material Flammable Material Revision Questions Explosive Material Toxic Material Labelling Pipework Conditions that Constitute a Confined Space Confined spaces are recognised as workplaces that can be particularly hazardous. the principles involved will be similar. 4. • Signs should be removed when or if the situation to which they refer no longer exists. First-Aid Safe Condition Signs No Access for Pedestrians No Access for Industrial Vehicles Fire Extinguisher Fire Equipment Signs © RRC Training Fire Hose Prohibition Signs Unit IC – Element IC1 | 1-12 © RRC Training Unit IC – Element IC1 | 1-13 Element IC1: General Workplace Issues Labelling of Pipework Pipework and pipelines containing dangerous substances should be identified and marked. Warning and Fire Safety) used in the European region. Work in a sewer can present a confined space risk Labelling of Stores • Stores and areas containing significant quantities of dangerous substances should be identified by the appropriate warning sign (the same signs as are used for marking pipework). Jargon Buster Confined Space Any place. from anywhere in the world. Element IC1: General Workplace Issues Warning Signs Warning signs are triangular with a black border and a black pictogram on a yellow background. labelling of stores is not generally necessary if: – They hold very small quantities. Eyes Head Flammable Material Explosive • Placing too many signs close together should be avoided.
All of your course material is available in PDF format within the e-Learning course and can be downloaded to your laptop. share experiences and discuss relevant topics. access to RRC’s tutor team. marking your assignments and answering any queries you may have. Unlimited Support from Expert Tutors This is the most important ingredient in your course. key definitions are explained in easy-to-spot coloured boxes and important topics are highlighted and considered in particular depth. 7 . RRC will provide a full colour printed copy. and are clear. Collaboration RRC’s online course provides tutormoderated Forums where you can collaborate with your fellow students. Throughout the material. will also be included within your e-Learning course. Completing this provides important exam practice and valuable feedback from a tutor. Monitor Your Progress and Prepare for the Exam In addition to end of unit tests. Additional Resources A range of additional online resources tailored to support the courses you are studying. as and when you need it. designed to allow you to monitor your progress. if you chose Distance Learning.Studying Off-Line RRC’s course materials are of the highest quality. by e-mail and telephone. making all the arrangements so you can concentrate on your studies. Your tutors are there to make sure your learning runs as smoothly as possible. tablet or e-book reader to study. Summaries and Key Information boxes focus on exactly what you need to know. Revision Questions. In addition. we also include a Mock Exam. Full Exam Service We manage the complete examination process for you. allowing you to get full value out of every minute you spend studying. including links to other useful websites and sources of information. easy to read and concise.
driving too fast). It is. • Very easy to defeat. working surfaces and parts used in the task. every three years. The interaction of these elements determines the manner in which the task may be performed. range of motion. hazardous substances. • The distribution of the workforce. It involves the application of anatomical. • Environmental conditions (e.g. intellect. Loss of Control and Overturning A driver may lose control of their vehicle for various reasons: • Driver error (e. • Annual leave and other absences of first-aiders and appointed persons – adequate coverage. safety and productivity. • Physical objects comprising the furniture. tools.g. especially new workers ( so details are usually included in induction training). expectations. • Risk reduction measures rely on: – Ergonomic design of tools. equipment. along with some typical conditions and environments in which each hazard might arise. Unit IB – Element IB10 | 10-1 © RRC Training Unit IC – Element IC1 | 1-11 8 . • Where the employer provides a full-time staffed occupational health service. • Employees working on shared or multioccupied sites.g. – Training. The following criteria should generally be taken into account: • Ergonomics is the science of designing the job. dangerous machines. etc.g. pregnancy. • The workplace environment should be designed. and this may put the operator at risk (though this can be overcome by good design and consideration of “run down” times). etc. equipment. They are commonly used to safeguard woodworking and metalworking machinery where a workpiece has to be fed into the machine or manipulated during machine use. in the workplace. important that the appropriate type of interlock system is fitted to the machine and that strict rules are imposed about safe use of interlocked guards. • Training courses must usually be to an approved standard (the training syllabus is often mandated by local enforcement agencies). and collisions with pedestrians. • The local environment created by physical conditions such as lighting. number of employees). An adjustable guard can be set to a range of positions by the operator depending on the nature of the workpiece and the operation being carried out. other vehicles or fixed structures. The guard is intended to allow frequent access to a machine or danger zone by removing the power source and preventing the equipment from operating while the guard is open. a microwave oven has a hinged door on the front to allow easy access. noise. the top guard on a bench-mounted circular saw can be set at a range of heights depending on the size of wood being cut. muscles and nerves of the hand. but even complex interlock systems can be defeated by a determined person. Depending on the type of vehicle being driven. The starting point for this is to see the work setting as being made up of three elements: • A worker with a range of physical and mental characteristics – size. reaching or moving.sample distance learning course material Element 2: Transport Hazards and Risk Control Element 4: Work Equipment Hazards and Risk Control Adjustable and Self-Adjusting Guards Adjustable and self-adjusting guards are used when it is not possible to completely prevent access to dangerous parts. medically fit and given information. Self-adjusting guard on a crosscut mitre saw. young workers. • Vehicles should be suitable for their intended use and workplace environment and maintained in safe working order. wrist.g. coverage for shift work or out of hours work. • The organisation’s accident history. Forklift trucks (with a very short and narrow wheel base) and dumper trucks (with a high centre of gravity and used on rough terrain) are frequently involved in overturn accidents. • Arrangements should also cover the firstaid requirements of other persons on the establishment’s site. painters and machine operators. training and supervision. Upper limb disorders arise from ordinary movements. physiological and psychological knowledge to the practical aspects of work. Loss of function may result in reduced work capacity. • Lack of attention to ergonomic principles can result in the following conditions: – Work-Related Upper Limb Disorders (WRULDS). as well as pedestrians.g. Vehicle accidents are responsible for many serious and fatal injuries and also cause a significant amount of property and equipment damage. in combination with an interlocked access gate to ensure that an operator does not gain access by climbing over a fence or being locked in by a colleague. some machines cannot be stopped in this way and it is then preferable to use an interlocked guard that locks shut and can only be opened once the danger has passed (e. Severity may vary from occasional aches.g. • First-aid provision for non-employees. – Work equipment. twisting. You will find the various hazards listed below. temperature. such as forceful repetitive gripping. therefore. Consequently. This involves putting the person at the heart of both task and workstation design. • Training to cope with special risks such as cyanide poisoning. and building the working environment around his/her needs. • Either the guard is locked shut until it is safe for the guard to open. safety and productivity. Adjustable guard over blade of bench-mounted circular saw. experience. • Nature of the workforce. e. e. It does not require the operator to set it to the right position. mud on the road). • Mechanical failure (e. constructed and maintained to allow safe vehicle movement and to separate vehicles from pedestrians. Some vehicles. the vehicles and the drivers. Many machines are fitted with interlocked doors which when opened bring the moving parts to an immediate stop (e. rather than fitting the person into a pre-designed working environment built around the needs of the task. Specific first-aid needs of a workplace depend on the place where work is being conducted and the type of work being carried out. or the act of opening the guard stops the dangerous parts and disables power. this door is interlocked so that power to the microwave generator is shut off when it is open. Forklift truck © RRC Training Unit IGC2 – Element 2 | 2-1 Unit IGC2 – Element 4 | 4-12 © RRC Training Element IB10: Ergonomic Factors Ergonomics Key Information First-Aid Assessment Element IC1: General Workplace Issues Information and Training • The employer should inform all workers of the establishment’s first-aid arrangements.g. • The needs of travelling. this loss of control may result in a skid. e. Jargon Buster Ergonomics Ergonomics is the science of designing the job.g. and workplace to fit the worker with the objective of improving their comfort. disabilities. Trip Devices Trip devices are protective devices that do not put a physical barrier between the operator and the dangerous parts of machinery. because of their design or environment of use. instruction. domestic washing machine). Common accidents involve vehicle overturn. Instead some form of sensor is used to detect the presence of the operator and stop the machine. vibration. With simple interlock systems this is easily done. collision or overturn of the vehicle. e. • Rely 100% on operator competence. e. Trip devices are intended to minimise severity of an injury and are often used as an additional control measure. • These hazards can be controlled through the risk assessment process and by careful management of the workplace environment. are more likely to overturn than others. large site with multiple buildings which are far apart.g. arm and shoulder. First-Aid Training Using a Resuscitation Dummy Work-Related Upper Limb Disorders (WRULDs) Work-related upper limb disorders (WRULDs) affect the soft connecting tissues. as well as the organisational culture © RRC Training and management which determines interpersonal relationships. Refresher training is commonly mandated at suitable intervals. When the guard is removed a safety interlock system prevents machine operation. the guard covers most of the blade. other drivers and passengers. • Vehicle operations are a hazard to the vehicle driver. safety and productivity and should consider the: – Worker.: • Specialist and separate training for the appointed person. strength. often in a forceful and awkward manner. the first-aid arrangements for the establishment would normally be made by them. without sufficient rest or recovery time. etc. pains and discomfort of the affected part through to well defined and specific disease or injury. may need a travel first-aid kit.g. remote and lone workers. The hazard is created by prolonged repetition. • Extra first-aid equipment may be required. Remember that you will have different levels of risk in different parts of the workplace (office vs production line). tools or animals. e. equipment and workplaces. • The remoteness of the site from emergency medical services. but a section remains exposed so that wood can be fed through A self-adjusting guard does the same thing but is sprung loaded or linked to other machine parts. However. brakes fail). The main limitation of an interlocked guard is that it is possible to bypass the system so that the machine can be operated with the guard open. It is also possible that a person may gain access to the inside of a machine guard during operation by climbing over the guard or by the equipment being re-started by a second operator. etc. particular provision should be made. Basic principles of an interlocked guard: • Power to the machine is disabled and the machine will not operate until the guard is in place. Lack of Attention to Ergonomic Principles The following conditions are likely to result from lack of attention to ergonomic principles. • Drivers should be appropriately qualified. – Job rotation. – Local environment.). • Self-employed persons should provide adequate firstaid equipment for their own needs. as the saw moves down the guard retracts to expose the blade Main limitations with adjustable and self-adjusting guards: • Do not completely prevent access to dangerous parts. a range of occupations may be affected including production-line workers. For example. and workplace to fit the worker with the objective of improving their comfort. Specific Specialist First-Aid Treatments Where specific risks have been identified. As the machine operates the guard adjusts automatically to fit the workpiece. e. – Adjusting the work routine. to other vehicles (and their occupants) and to the driver (and other occupants). e. • Nature of the work and workplace hazards and risks. – Musculoskeletal problems..g. Safe Movement of Vehicles in the Workplace Interlocked Guards An interlocked guard is a protective device designed to be removed as a normal part of routine machine operation. Topic Focus The factors to be considered in assessing first-aid provision include: • Size of the organisation (e.g. packers. For example. and it is this interaction which needs to be optimised in order to ensure maximum comfort. attitudes towards work. with regular maintenance carried out. such that tasks may be fitted to the needs of the person. The dangerous parts or machinery may not be at rest as the equipment is opened.g. Hazards From Workplace Transport Operations When vehicles move around in workplaces they are a hazard to pedestrians. • Work patterns. photocopier). working equipment (DSE.
. NEBOSH offer a wide range of professional qualifications which are recognised worldwide.NEBOSH Courses NEBOSH (National Examinations Board in Occupational Safety and Health) has a reputation which is second to none for the provision of academically rigorous training.
What you will study Unit HSW1 Workplace Safety Foundations • The Foundations of Health and Safety • The Responsibility for Health and Safety • Health and Safety Risk Assessment and Control • Hazards and Controls Associated with Work Equipment • Transport Safety • Hazards and Controls Associated with Working with Electricity • Fire Safety • Hazards and Controls Associated with Manual Handling and Repetitive Movement • Hazards and Controls Associated with Hazardous Substances • Hazards and Controls Associated with the Working Environment Unit HSW2 Practical Application The completion of a short risk assessment activity. 10 . This standalone qualification is designed for workers in any sector who want a basic understanding of health and safety and acts as the perfect introduction to a NEBOSH Certificate.NEBOSH Courses Award in Health and Safety at Work The NEBOSH Award in Health & Safety at Work is a NEW course developed by NEBOSH to complement their existing range of qualifications. Methods of study • Distance/e-Learning – 24 hours of study Assessment The assessment consists of one multiple-choice examination and a short risk assessment activity.
petrochemical and food processing. What you will study Unit HSEP1 Health. Working with Electricity. If you work (or want to work) in industries like chemical. pharmaceutical. 11 . Manual Handling and Repetitive Movement. safety and environmental management within the process industries. Hazardous Substances. Risks and Controls in the Chemical Industry • Plant Integrity • Emergency Response • Foundations in Environmental Management • Control of Emissions • Environmental Risk Assessments (Impact Assessment) Methods of study • Distance/e-Learning – 44 hours of study Assessment The assessment consists of one multiple-choice examination. Health & Environment for the Process Industries This NEBOSH Award is designed to provide process operators and technicians with an understanding of health. the Working Environment • Transport Safety • Fire Safety • The Foundations of Process Safety • Systems to Prevent Loss of Containment • Common Hazards. then this course could be for you. Safety and Environment for the Process Industries • The Foundations of Health and Safety • The Responsibility for Health and Safety • Health and Safety Risk Assessment and Control • Hazards and Controls Associated with Work Equipment.Award in Safety. It also provides a perfect introduction to a NEBOSH Certificate.
based on UK law.NEBOSH Courses National Certificate in Environmental Management This standalone qualification. 12 . supervisors and staff from all types of organisations who need a broad understanding of environmental management issues. is aimed at managers. Methods of study • Distance/e-Learning – 70 hours of study Assessment The assessment consists of one examination and a practical assessment. What you will study Unit NEC1: Management and Control of Environmental Hazards • Foundations in Environmental Management • Environmental Management Systems • Environmental Impact Assessments • Control of Emissions to Air • Control of Contamination of Water Sources • Control of Waste and Land Use • Sources of Use of Energy and Energy Efficiency • Control of Environmental Noise • Planning for and Dealing with Environmental Emergencies Unit NEC2: Practical Application The completion of an environmental review of a workplace and report to management.
Successful completion of a NEBOSH International Certificate meets the entry requirement for the NEBOSH National and International Diploma. or working in an international arena. ICC1/2 or IFC1/2. 13 . Unitisation IGC1 is the core unit for the NEBOSH International General Certificate. the NEBOSH International Construction Certificate and the NEBOSH International Fire Certificate. To gain each qualification you need to study IGC1 along with the relevant specialist unit and practical assessment. If you have been awarded a NEBOSH International Certificate in the last 5 years and wish to take a further International Certificate you will be exempt from IGC1 and can simply ‘top up’ with units IGC2/3. They are based on international.NEBOSH Courses international certificates NEBOSH International Certificates are designed for those based outside of the UK. technical and other standards and best practice.
The certificate is relevant to all types of organisations and helps its holders manage risks effectively. Methods of study • Distance/e-Learning – 130 hours of study Assessment The assessment consists of two examinations and a practical health and safety assessment of a workplace. What you will study Unit IGC1: Management of International Health & Safety • Foundations in Health and Safety • Health and Safety Management Systems 1 – Policy • Health and Safety Management Systems 2 – Organising • Health and Safety Management Systems 3 – Planning • Health and Safety Management Systems 4 – Measuring. supervisors.NEBOSH Courses International General Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety The NEBOSH International General Certificate provides an excellent foundation in health and safety for managers. . Audit and Review Unit IGC2: Control of International Workplace Hazards • Movement of People and Vehicles – Hazards and Control • Manual and Mechanical Handling – Hazards and Control • Work Equipment Hazards and Control • Electrical Hazards and Control • Fire Hazards and Control • Chemical and Biological Health Hazards and Control • Physical and Psychological Health Hazards and Control • Construction Activities Hazards and Control 14 Unit IGC3: International Health & Safety Practical Application The completion of a health and safety assessment of a workplace and report to management. employee representatives and people starting out on a career in health and safety.
What you will study Unit IGC1: Management of International Health & Safety (see NEBOSH International General Certificate) Unit ICC1: Managing and Controlling Hazards in International Construction Activities • Construction Management • Construction Site – Hazards and Risk Control • Vehicle and Plant Movement – Hazards and Risk Control • Musculoskeletal Handling – Hazards and Control • Work Equipment – Hazards and Risk Control • Electrical Safety • Fire Safety • Chemical and Biological Health – Hazards and Risk Control • Physical and Psychological Health – Hazards and Risk Control • Working at Height – Hazards and Risk Control • Excavation Work and Confined Spaces – Hazards and Risk Control • Demolition and Deconstruction– Hazards and Risk Control 15 Unit ICC2: International Construction Practical Application The completion of a health and safety assessment of a construction site and report to management.International Certificate in Construction Health and Safety This course has been designed to provide those making day-to-day decisions in construction work with the knowledge they need to ensure that the health and safety implications of their decisions are properly taken into account. . Methods of study • Distance/e-Learning – 160 hours of study Assessment The assessment consists of two examinations and a practical health and safety assessment of a construction site. It is designed for supervisors and managers within the international construction industry.
Methods of study • Distance/e-Learning – 120 hours of study Assessment The assessment consists of two examinations and a practical fire risk assessment of a workplace.NEBOSH Courses NEBOSH International Certificate in Fire Safety AND Risk Management The NEBOSH International Fire Certificate will teach you how to carry out fire risk assessments and identify the range of protective and preventive measures you need to minimise the risk of fire. supervisors and employee representatives. What you will study Unit IGC1: Management of International Health and Safety (see NEBOSH International General Certificate) Unit IFC1: International Fire Safety and Risk Management • Managing Fire Safety • Principles of Fire and Explosion • Causes and Prevention of Fires • Fire Protection in Buildings • Safety of People in the Event of a Fire • Fire Safety Risk Assessment Unit IFC2: Fire Safety Practical Application The completion of a fire safety risk assessment of a workplace. This course is designed for anyone with fire safety responsibilities in the workplace and is suitable for managers. 16 .
International Technical Certificate in Oil AND Gas Operational Safety The NEBOSH International Technical Certificate in Oil and Gas Operational Safety is designed specifically for those with safety responsibilities in the oil and gas industry. highlighting the importance of process safety management in the oil and gas industry. enabling students to effectively discharge workplace safety responsibilities both onshore and offshore. 17 . Those undertaking this certificate should have a good understanding of safety issues which can be from experience or having studied one of NEBOSH’s Certificate-level qualifications. It is ideal for those who have the responsibility for ensuring safety as part of their day to day duties. It focuses on international standards and management systems. and newly appointed Health and Safety Advisers. Supervisors. including Managers. Employee representatives. Safety and Environmental Management in Context • Hydrocarbon Process Safety 1 • Hydrocarbon Process Safety 2 • Fire Protection and Emergency Response • Logistics and Transport Operations Methods of study • Distance/e-Learning – 55 hours of study Assessment The assessment consists of one 2-hour examination. What you will study Unit IOG1: The Management of International Oil and Gas Operational Safety • Health.
Entry requirements The NEBOSH Diploma assumes a broad basic knowledge of health and safety (such as is provided by a NEBOSH Certificate qualification) and is assessed at the same standard as a UK Degree programme. It is designed to provide students with the expertise required to undertake a career as a safety and health practitioner and also provides a sound basis for progression to postgraduate study. 18 .NEBOSH diplomas The NEBOSH Diploma is the qualification for aspiring health and safety professionals. building directly upon the foundation of knowledge provided by the NEBOSH Certificate.
Mechanical Handling. Hazardous Substances – Preventive and Protective Measures. Identifying Hazards. Preventive and Protective Measures and Monitoring and Maintenance of Control Measures. Physical Agents – Noise and Vibration and Radiation and Thermal Environment. Safety in Construction and Demolition. Environmental Pollution and Waste Management. Hazardous Substances – Evaluating Risk. Ergonomic Factors. IB and IC. Unit IC: International Workplace and Work Equipment Safety General Workplace Issues. Work Equipment. Storage. Unit ID: International Application of Health and Safety Theory and Practice This unit comprises an 8. Methods of study • Distance/e-Learning – 475 hours of study Assessment Units IA. 19 . Unit IB: International Control of Hazardous Agents in the Workplace General Aspects of Occupational Health and Hygiene. Regulating Health and Safety. IB and IC are examined by written examination and Unit ID by assignment. Handling and Processing of Dangerous Substances. Risk Control and Emergency Planning.NEBOSH Courses International Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety The NEBOSH International Diploma is a prestigious and demanding professional qualification for those wanting to advance their career in occupational health and safety. What you will study Preparatory Content (Core Skills) Unit IA: International Management of Health and Safety Principles of Health and Safety Management. Biological Agents.000-word assignment for submission after completion of units IA. Measuring Health and Safety Performance. Electrical Safety. Candidates must successfully complete all four units to be awarded the NEBOSH International Diploma. Principles of Toxicology and Epidemiology. Loss Causation and Incident Investigation. Assessing and Evaluating Risks. Machinery Safety. The NEBOSH International Diploma is also becoming recognised around the world as the global standard for health and safety professionals. Organisational and Human Factors. Workplace Fire Risk Assessment. Principles of Fire and Explosion.
etc.). 20 . National Diploma. What you will study Unit ED1 – Management of Environmental Risk • Principles of Environmental Risk Management • Environmental Risk Evaluation • Water Resources Management • Monitoring.NEBOSH Courses National diploma in Environmental Management The NEBOSH National Diploma in Environmental Management has been designed for those with responsibilities for the management of environmental risk or aiming to develop and implement effective environmental management systems within their organisations. Review and Audit • Developments in Environmental Legislation • Environmental Legislative Framework and Methods of Enforcement • Public Access to Environmental Information • Civil Liability in Relation to Environmental Pollution • Solid and Liquid Wastes • Gaseous and Particulate Releases to Atmosphere • Control Strategies for Environmental Risk • Control of Environmental Nuisance • Hazardous Substances • Environmental Implications of Development and Land Use • Energy Use and Efficiency Unit ED2 – Workplace-Based Practical Application The completion of a work-based project. There are no specific entry requirements for this course but some knowledge of the English legal system is recommended (such as might be covered in the NEBOSH National General Certificate. Methods of study • Distance/e-Learning – 190 hours of study Assessment Unit ED1 is assessed by a 3-hour examination and Unit ED2 a project consisting of an environmental audit.
ensuring that courses are relevant both in the UK and internationally. .IOSH Courses The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) has developed a series of certificated courses designed to promote protection from workplace hazards at every level. IOSH courses are founded on best practice as well as legislation.
What you will study • Safety Management Principles • Assessing and Controlling Risks • Understanding Management Responsibility for Health and Safety • Identifying Hazards • Investigating Accidents and Incidents • Measuring Performance • Protecting our Environment Methods of study • Distance/e-Learning – 40 hours of study Assessment The assessment consists of multiple choice and short answer questions as well as a short project.IOSH Courses Managing Safely This course aims to introduce managers at all levels to the different aspects of managing safety and health in the workplace. 22 .
It focuses on how individual actions contribute to health and safety in the workplace.working Safely This course is aimed at all employees and is designed to improve the safety culture within an organisation. Risk and Control • Identifying Common Hazards • Improving Safety Performance • Environmental Awareness Methods of study • Distance/e-Learning – 10 hours of study Assessment The assessment consists of multiple choice and short answer questions as well as a short project. What you will study • Introducing Working Safely • Defining Hazards. 23 .
iema Courses Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA) is a not-for-profit membership organisation established to promote best practice standards in environmental management. auditing and assessment. .
line managers and individuals from a quality and health and safety background with information on why an EMS should be implemented. Its purpose is to provide middle management. ISO 14000 and Other Management Systems • Sources of Further Information or Advice Methods of study • Distance/e-Learning – 16 hours of study Assessment The assessment comprises a multiple-choice exam and a coursework assignment. Those gaining more than 70% will gain five points towards an application for Environmental Auditor Registration. All delegates who have successfully completed this IEMA approved course will gain credit towards an Environmental Auditor application on the IEMA’s Environmental Auditor register.Introduction to Environmental Management Systems This qualification is aimed at those who wish to gain an understanding of EMSs. a summary of the EMS standards available and the main elements that comprise these. particularly ISO 14001 and the European Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS). 25 . What you will study • An Overview of the Background to EMAS and the ISO 14000 Series • The Key Components of ISO 14001 • The Key Components of EMAS • The Interface Between EMAS.
What you will study • Sustainable Business Thinking • Environmental Legislation • Tools for Assessment and Interpretation of Environmental Performance • Environmental Management Systems Methods of study • Distance/e-Learning – 24 hours of study Assessment The assessment comprises a multiple-choice exam and a coursework assignment. All delegates who have successfully completed this IEMA approved course will be entitled to one year’s Affiliate Membership of the IEMA.IEMA Courses Foundation Certificate in Environmental Management This qualification is aimed at those who have only recently become involved in environmental management or for whom environmental management is an integral part of a wide range of responsibilities. 26 .
What you will study • Introduction to Environmental Issues • Background to Environmental Law • Controls on Emissions to Atmosphere • Waste Management • The Water Environment • Land Use and Contamination • Environmental Nuisance • Hazardous Materials Management • Framework for Managing Environmental Impacts • Producer Responsibility • Environmental Communications Methods of study • Distance/e-Learning – 80 hours of study Assessment The assessment comprises a multiple-choice exam and a coursework assignment. All delegates who have successfully completed this IEMA approved course will gain Associate Membership of the Institute of Environmental Assessment (AIEMA). It is aimed at those people who have a basic understanding of environmental issues and want to expand their knowledge and understanding to Associate Membership. 27 .Associate Certificate in Environmental Management This course is designed to raise the professional competence of environmental practitioners by assessing their knowledge and understanding of environmental management and its application.
linked to the CQI’s Body of Quality Knowledge. which supports students in gaining the knowledge they require to champion quality management in their organisations and achieve Membership of the CQI. . The CQI has developed a modular development programme.CQI Course The Chartered Quality Institute is the UK’s leading awarding and membership body for quality professionals.
Types of Data Collection. Group Dynamics. Units 301 and 304 are each assessed by a 4.CQI Certificate in Quality Management Practices The CQI Certificate in Quality Management provides an understanding of what quality means in an organisational context and of the component parts of the quality management process. The Problem-Solving Process Methods of Study • Distance/e-Learning – 120 hours of study Assessment Units 302. 29 . each of which is assessed separately. Key Components of Quality Management. Communication U302 – Management System Models Management System Models and Standards. What You Will Study The CQI Certificate in Quality Management course is divided into five units of study. The Certificate is suitable for quality technicians. Process Design U305 – Using Quality to Improve Business Performance Principles and Benefits. 303 and 305 are each assessed by a written examination. The CQI Certificate is widely respected by employers worldwide and provides a foundation for further qualifications in quality management. Standards. Exams can be arranged through RRC at the CQI’s London exam centre or alternative centres. Other Applications for Standards and Conformity Assessment. The Evolution of Quality. Influence of the Quality Gurus on Work. Learners must successfully complete all 5 units before they are awarded the CQI Certificate in Quality Management. Criteria for Selection. including the CQI Level 5 Diploma in Quality Management or any of the CQI Level 5 Certificates. customer service team leaders. Tools for Data Collection U304 – Quality Management Understanding Quality. Unit assessment is held twice a year. Principles of Quality. Organisation.000-5. Organisational Support for Team Activities. Arrangements can also be made directly with the CQI. The PDCA Cycle. Integrated Management Systems U303 – Monitoring and Measuring for Quality Fundamental Principles. U301 – People in Quality Principles of Leadership and Motivation. The CQI expect learners to complete the full Certificate within two years. in January and June.000 word assignment. operations team leaders and engineering technicians. There are no specific entry requirements for this course but the CQI advise that learners must have achieved a pass at GCSE Maths and English (or equivalent) before commencing study.
Useful links to additional online resources provide the opportunity for further research. videos and animations to bring it to life and illustrate important points. clear introduction to an environmental. Fees are based on a per-user. you’ll be able to download an RRC certificate. At the end of each course you’ll find a short online exam. Each course provides a short. and are delivered online by e-Learning. You’ll have up to 30 minutes to complete the assessment and the pass mark is set at 75%. RRC’s Rapid e-Learning courses have been designed by our highly experienced tutors.RRC ONLINE rapid e-Learning courses RRC’s Rapid e-Learning Courses are designed to help organisations and individuals develop essential skills and knowledge as and when they need it. comprising up to 16 multiple-choice questions. The topics are covered in bite-sized chunks to make learning as easy as possible and each course includes activities. health or safety topic and will allow you to expand your skills or refresh your knowledge. If you are successful. 30 . with discounts for multiple purchases. All courses include a free downloadable workbook containing all the topics covered as a handy reference guide and reminder of what you’ve learnt. per-course basis. we can also tailor our courses and develop additional titles to suit your specific requirements. Our user-friendly online learning environment provides total flexibility so you can complete your training whenever it suits you. If you are looking for training for your organisation.
• Fires. • Examples of common workplace hazards and appropriate controls. Risk Assessment – 3 hours This course gives an introduction to the risk assessment process and develops the skills important in ensuring a safe workplace. • Edge protection. • Controls: • Selection and suitability. • How to ensure a risk assessment is suitable and sufficient. • Burns. • Scaffolding. Content • An introduction to working at height and the essential hierarchy of control. • The main hazards and controls associated with the following: • Ladders. • Protective systems. Electrical Safety – 2 hours This course is aimed at anyone who encounters electricity or electrical appliances in the workplace. • Steps and trestles. it is also an ideal introduction for anyone looking to take more responsibility for health and safety at work. • MEWPs. Content • Principles of electricity. • The principles of risk assessment – the five steps.Work at Height – 2 hours This course serves as a basic introduction to the main hazards and risks involved in working at height. • Roof work. Content • An introduction to risk assessment and its role in health and safety at work. It would be ideal for anyone who requires basic knowledge of the key precautions that should be observed to ensure safety. • Inspection and maintenance. 31 . Aimed at all workers. • Common hazards and risks: • Shock. It provides an introduction to the dangers associated with electricity and an overview of the control measures to be used to ensure safety.
safety and welfare (hazards. • Workplace procedures: • Reporting incidents. • Transport and vehicles. Transport Safety – 2 hours This course is designed for all workers who are involved in vehicle operations at work – from cars to lorries and forklift trucks.g. • Workplace conditions: • Housekeeping. • Noise and vibration.RRC ONLINE rapid e-Learning courses Health and Safety Induction (for Workers) – 2 hours This course is aimed at all workers and provides a short introduction to the basic principles of health and safety. • PPE. • Working environment. • Hazardous substances. controls and procedures). • First-aid. • Driver restraints. This is a particularly good course for anyone taking on a new role as a supervisor where health and safety is a concern. • Risk assessment. • Workplace hazards and risks: • Slips. Content • Hazards in vehicle operations. • Segregation. • The workplace and workplace equipment. • Machinery and vehicles. • Management of vehicle movement. • Selection and training – driver competence. • Manual handling. • Stress. Health and Safety Essentials (for Supervisors) – 3 hours This course is aimed at supervisors and managers and provides an overview of all the essential health and safety information they will need in their role. trips and falls. • Working at height. • Environmental issues (e. • Fire. • Access/traffic routes/escape routes. • Personal hygiene. • Electricity. Content • Health. • Risk assessment. • Safety signs. • Welfare facilities. • Ergonomics and workstation design. • Controls for vehicle operations. visibility). • Hazardous substances. Content • Basic principles of health and safety. 32 . It may also be useful for supervisors and managers working on sites where vehicles are in use. • Manual handling. It is ideal for new employees needing a basic induction to health and safety. • Working at height. • Maintenance.
• Ill-health. Display Screen Equipment (DSE) – 2 hours This course is aimed at those who use display screen equipment. analyse. the ways in which it can be improved and the benefits this can have. identify. Content • The importance of health and safety culture and the need to assess its effectiveness. • Control measures which can prevent musculoskeletal health problems (including workstation design). • Improving health and safety culture. It is designed to ensure a good understanding of the principles of health and safety culture. • Near-miss. It provides an overview of ergonomic principles as well as specific hazards and control measures associated with use of DSE. Content • The basic principles of ergonomics. Content • Different types of incident. This is an ideal course for those who work in office management and HR. • Relevant ill-health effects. • Requirements for recording and reporting incidents. • Dangerous occurrence.Accident Investigation – 2 hours This course is aimed at anyone who may form part of an accident investigation team and provides an overview of the importance of reporting and investigating incidents at work. as well as those responsible for people who work using display screens. Developing a Positive Safety Culture – 2 hours This course is aimed at those with an interest in health and safety or a particular responsibility for health and safety at work. plan). • The purpose of investigating occupational accidents. It also gives a step by step account of basic investigation procedure. • Factors influencing health and safety culture and behaviour. • The basic investigation procedure (gather. 33 . • Accident (injury and/or damage).
• Protective measures. • Controlling exposure. • Controls and reducing the risk. • Employees. • Health effects. manufacturers and designers. It outlines some of the common hazards and controls for manual handling.RRC ONLINE rapid e-Learning courses Health and Safety Roles and Responsibilities – 2 hours This course is aimed at managers and supervisors who want a clear understanding of their health and safety obligations and the obligations of others within their organisation. • Typical examples. Manual Handling – 2 hours This course is suitable for all workers whose role includes manual handling activities. Noise Awareness – 2 hours This course is aimed at those who might be at risk of significant noise exposure in the workplace and provides a basic introduction to the risks and health effects of exposure to noise. Content • Types of chemical agent. use and maintenance of work equipment. • The basic principles of noise. It provides an overview of some of the hazards associated with work equipment. suppliers. controllers of premises. • Hazards and control of mechanical equipment. 34 . the self-employed. • Occupational exposure limits. • Health and safety specialists. • The importance of effective consultation with employees. Content • Selection. • Measuring noise. It provides an overview of the risks and possible health effects as well as an introduction to some of the relevant control measures. • Risk assessment. • Appropriate controls. • Common hazards. Content • Health effects of exposure to noise. Content • The health and safety roles and responsibilities of different members of an organisation: • Directors. • Classification. Chemical Safety – 3 hours This course is designed for workers who work with (or are exposed to) chemical substances in any form. • Health surveillance. Content • Hazards and risks. as well as some of the basic principles to ensure safety. • Manual handling techniques. joint occupiers. Work Equipment Safety – 3 hours This course is designed for those who use mechanical or non-mechanical work equipment. • Managers and supervisors. contractors. • Hazards and control of hand-held tools.
• Demolition hazards. We are developing new short courses all the time. • Health effects of non-ionising radiation. Content • Types of ionising radiation and possible sources. Content • General hazards and controls. • Machinery and vehicles. so if you are interested in a specific topic. Construction Safety – 3 hours This course is aimed at those who need an understanding of the basic health and safety principles associated with construction work. • Working at height. 35 . • Site security. • Types of non-ionising radiation and possible sources. • Protection from ionising radiation. • Excavations. • Health surveillance. • Electricity. • Health hazards and controls. It is designed as a basic induction to all aspects of construction safety. get in touch. • Protection from non-ionising radiation.Radiation – 2 hours This course is aimed at anyone who might be exposed to ionising or non-ionising radiation. such as project managers or facilities managers. • Health effects of ionising radiation. • Storage.
“The vision of VIOSH is to become a competent organization in providing occupational health and safety training at workplaces in Pakistan. We want to develop a healthy culture which will promote and enhance positive and sensible H&S behaviour. The safety of people. the environment and equipment is of the highest priority for us.” Muhammad Shahid VIOSH Managing Director 36 .
6. Pakistan Phone: +92-512803249 Fax: +92-512803249 Email: info@vividpk. 3rd Floor. No.com .Vivid Institute of Occupational Safety and Health Islamabad (VIOSH) Vivid Institute of Occupational Safety and Health. Mujahid Plaza Blue Area Islamabad 44000.
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