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Occupational Safety and Health Administration

The United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is an
agency of the United States Department of Labor. It was created by Congress under
the Occupational Safety and Health Act, signed by President Richard M. Nixon,
on December 29, 1970. Its mission is to prevent work-related injuries, illnesses, and
deaths by issuing and enforcing rules (called standards) for workplace safety and
health. As of March 2006, the agency is headed by Assistant Secretary of Labor
Edwin Foulke.
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NEBOSH COURSES
NEBOSH AWARD IN WORKPLACE HEALTH AND SAFETY

NEBOSH NATIONAL DIPLOMA

NEBOSH INTERNATIONAL DIPLOMA

NEBOSH ENVIRONMENTAL DIPLOMA

UNIVERSITY DIPLOMA IN MANAGEMENT

NEBOSH REVISION GUIDES

NEBOSH CERTIFICATE

NEBOSH INTERNATIONAL CERTIFICATE

NEBOSH CONSTRUCTION CERTIFICATE

NEBOSH INTERNATIONAL CONSTRUCTION CERTIFICATE

NEBOSH FIRE CERTIFICATE
NEBOSH ENVIRONMENTAL CERTIFICATE

NEBOSH AWARD - WORKPLACE HEALTH AND SAFETY
COURSE INTRODUCTION
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Is the NEBOSH Award in Workplace Health and Safety for me?
The NEBOSH Award in Workplace Health & Safety is a NEW course developed by NEBOSH to
complement their existing range of qualifications. This standalone qualification, notionally set at
level 2 on the UK national framework, 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 Level 3
Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety.

Entry Requirements

This pilot programme is provided at a heavily discounted price on the condition that students take
the exam on the set date and provide detailed feedback if requested, to both NEBOSH and RRC.

Click here for an overview of the NEBOSH Award in Workplace Health & Safety syllabus.

Ways to Study the NEBOSH Award in Workplace Health & Safety

• NEBOSH Award in Workplace Health & Safety Elearning Pilot - complete the course at
your own pace using RRC's e-Zone

Progression

This NEBOSH Award provides the perfect grounding to progress on to a NEBOSH Certificate,
which provides an excellent foundation in health and safety for managers, supervisors and people
starting out on a career in health & safety.

NEBOSH Certificate programmes offered by RRC include:

• NEBOSH National General Certificate
• NEBOSH Construction Certificate
• NEBOSH Fire Certificate
• NEBOSH International Certificate
• NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Management

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NEBOSH Award in Workplace Health & Safety Syllabus

To achieve the NEBOSH Award in Workplace Health & Safety, you will need to successfully
complete the following elements:

Unit WHS1: Workplace Safety Foundations

Element 1 - Foundations of Health & Safety

Element 2 - Responsibility for Health & Safety

Element 3 - Health & Safety Risk Assessment and Control

Element 4 - Work Equipment Health & Safety

Element 5 - Transport Safety

Element 6 - Electrical Safety

Element 7 - Fire Safety

Element 8 - Health & Safety During Manual Handling and Repetitive Activities

Element 9 - Hazardous Substances

Element 10 - Health & Safety in the Working Environment

Unit WHS2: Risk Assessment Activity

NEBOSH Award in Workplace Health & Safety e-Learning
RRC's NEBOSH Award in Workplace Health & Safety is highly flexible and is designed to put you
in control of your studies, letting you choose when and where you study.

Our comprehensive package includes unlimited tutor support to give you advice and help
whenever you need it, along with quality materials that explains everything you need to know.

Key Features

Flexibility - Enrol at any time and work at your own pace to meet your chosen examination
date
Unlimited Tutor Support - E-mail access to RRC's expert tutor team who will answer
queries and provide personalised feedback
Global Availability - 24/7 access from anywhere in the world - all you need is an internet
connection
Worldwide Exam Centres - Available throughout the UK and worldwide

Bite Size Approach - Course units presented in manageable seminars

Accessible Course Materials - A complete electronic set of RRC's highly-respected
course materials
References & Resources - The e-Zone library provides access to additional
supplementary materials
Progress and Practice - Multiple-choice questions to test your learning as you go, a
tracking system to monitor your progress and a mock exam with personalised feedback to
ensure you are ready for your final assessment
Learning Community - Benefit from the knowledge, experiences and encouragement of
fellow students

E-Learning Demo

Click here to view a brief overview video of e-Learning with RRC.

E-Learning Trial

Click here to try a sample course for real for a limited time period.

Course Details

Course duration Approximately 24 hours of study

Course start You can enrol on the NEBOSH Award in Workplace Health & Safety e-
dates Learning course at any time. The last enrolment date will be 6 weeks before
the exam (11 November 2009)
Unit WHS1 is assessed by a short, multiple-choice exam, while Unit WHS2 is
a workplace-based practical application.
Examination /
Assessment For this pilot, NEBOSH are only allowing one examination sitting (11
November 2009) and one re-sit for candidates unsuccessful in the
examination.
Exam venues London, Bahrain (RRC Middle East) and British Council offices worldwide

Exam venues
Please choose the country that you want to see exam venues for

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UK (1)
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UZBEKISTAN (1)
VIETNAM (2)
YEMEN ARAB REPUBLIC (1)
ZAMBIA (1)
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NEBOSH Award in Workplace Health & Safety:
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Whichever method of study you choose, you'll have a bank of specialist tutors on hand to
answer technical queries, help with tricky topics or just provide that little bit of motivation.
They are available during the day, evenings and even at weekends to ensure that you get
the support you need, when you need it.

HSE specialists

All of our tutors are experts in their chosen fields. We have the perfect combination of
academics and practitioners, and many of our tutors are also examiners, giving them perfect
insight into exactly what you need to do to pass the exam.

Over 75 years' of training experience
With over 75 years' experience of providing professional training, we know what works. And
as specialists in the field of health, safety and the environment, we appreciate the
importance of getting courses right for busy HSE professionals.

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2. How can I pay for the course?
3. Can I pay for my course by instalments?
4. Once I've enrolled, can I still cancel my booking?
5. Who are the RRC courses accredited / approved by?
6. Can I take my assessments if I'm abroad and how much will it cost me?
7. What is the difference between a NEBOSH Certificate and Diploma?
8. How can I tell which method of learning is best for me?
9. What happens if I fall behind in my studies?
10. Can I upgrade my course?
11. How can you help me prepare for my exams?
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3. Can I pay for my course by instalments?

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4. Once I've enrolled, can I still cancel my booking?

Should you feel less than satisfied with RRC, you can cancel:

• Within 30 days

A refund of the programme fee, less any postage and packing costs is obtainable for
cancellations received up to 30 days following the acceptance of your application.

This is subject to the course materials being returned in good condition, with the completed
return documentation, and being received by RRC within the 30-day period. Any refunds will
be processed within 14 days of receiving your returned course materials.

• After 30 days but within 60 days

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incurred by RRC, is obtainable for a cancellation received at any time up to 60 days
following the acceptance of your application.

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return documentation, and being received by RRC within the 60-day period. Any refund will
be processed within 14 days of receiving your returned course materials.

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5. Who are the RRC courses accredited / approved by?

All our courses are fully accredited by the relevant professional bodies, including NEBOSH,
IOSH, CIEH, The Institute of Acoustics, The Chartered Quality Institute (formerly the Institute of
Quality Assurance) and The International Institute of Risk and Safety Management. We are also a
member of The British Institute for Learning and Development (BILD) so the quality of our
courses is independently guaranteed. We are also recognized as skilled professionals by leading
learning organisations such as The European Association for Distance Learning and The Open
and Distance Learning Quality Council.

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6. Can I take my assessments if I'm abroad and how much will it cost me?

For students outside the UK, RRC has an examination centre in Bahrain. RRC can also arrange
examinations to be sat at many British Council Offices throughout the world, with practical
assessments (if required) undertaken at your workplace. Please note that this may include an
additional fee, which differs for every exam. Please do not hesitate to call us and our advisor will
be able to tell you the exact fee.

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7. What is the difference between a NEBOSH Certificate and Diploma?

The NEBOSH National General Certificate is an introduction to basics of occupational Health and
Safety and looks at the management of H&S and a wide variety of workplace hazards. It has
been designed for managers, supervisors and employee representatives and is ideal for anyone
who wants to establish a career in Health and Safety.

The NEBOSH National Diploma is a prestigious professional qualification for those wanting to
forward their career in Occupational Health and Safety Practice. It is the UK's leading qualification
for H&S professionals is highly recommended for those who have already achieved the NEBOSH
National General Certificate or equivalent.

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8. How can I tell which method of learning is best for me?
RRC experts have developed a range of courses to meet every possible need from face-to-face
courses, through to distance and e- learning, to blended and bespoke programmes. But if you are
not sure which method of learning is right for you, you can complete the RRC Learning Style
Adviser, which will help you to highlight your perfect learning style. Alternatively, contact one of
our Customer Advisers on +44 (0)20 8944 3100 or email us.

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9. What happens if I fall behind in my studies?

RRC allow you to defer your chosen examination to the next available exam sitting free of charge
provided it's your first deferral and you notify us at least 3 months before your examination. This
ensures that if something crops up in your work or home life, you can restructure your studies
accordingly.

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10. Can I upgrade my course?

You can upgrade your RRC distance or e-learning NEBOSH Diploma course to Blended
Learning. Our blended learning programmes provide valuable additional face-to-face tutorial
support for our students. Our expert tutors assist you with invaluable advice and expert teaching
and help to clarify the key learning points. Attending the workshops also gives you the opportunity
to interact with your fellow students.

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11. How can you help me prepare for my exams?

To help you receive the best possible preparation for the exam, we provide a wide range of
revision tools so you can choose the one most suitable for you. Traditional revision and reference
aids are available to buy but our experts have also developed revolutionary packages that include
face-to-face revision workshops, online interactive activities and webinars so you can blend them
according to your own particular learning preferences and needs. To find out more about the
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