February 28, 2017

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NEBOSH develops new qualification with HSE

The health, safety and environmental management examination board, NEBOSH, has developed a new qualification in partnership with the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).

The new qualification: the NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Process Safety Management has been designed to give specialist knowledge and understanding to managers, supervisors and safety professionals working in potentially hazardous process industries such as oil and gas, chemicals, plastics and pharmaceuticals.

The qualification aims to increase understanding of process safety management, develop knowledge of risk management and raise awareness of the hazards and corresponding controls associated with processing activities.  The five-day qualification will be piloted from February 2017 and will be assessed by multiple-choice examination.

Barry Wilkes, Director of Strategy said: “This new qualification is the result of a unique collaboration between the HSE and NEBOSH combining our ability to deliver strong, credible vocational OSH qualifications with HSE’s industry-leading knowledge and expertise.

“We anticipate that it will be highly regarded and sought after by employers.”

Karen Russ, Science and Commercial Director, HSE said: “It has been a real pleasure to co-develop this new qualification with NEBOSH.

“We hope that by combining our strengths, this qualification will help to significantly improve understanding and further reduce health and safety risks in the process industries worldwide.”

The pilot courses will be run by selected course providers starting in February with the first pilot examination taking place in mid-May. Find out more on NEBOSH’s website.

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Annie lawrence
Annie lawrence

Please send me all details on any up and coming courses regarding this course. thank you

Jaye Stanley
Jaye Stanley

Hi Annie, British Safety Services are delivering this course in April and May in London and Birmingham.
As this course is a pilot the dates and spaces are very limited!
If you’re interested please feel free to email me at [email protected] or call me on 0121-333-7232 and I’d be happy to give you some more information.

Brendan O\'Neill
Brendan O\'Neill

Lets just hope that it is not based on learning the applicable regulations off by heart but dealing with actually on-site safety issues.

Oyewole Bunmi
Oyewole Bunmi

I am a Nigerian, graduate and a tower crane operator. I want to undergo this course but I am limited resourcefully. What best advice can you give me. I am desperate for this course. Thank you

Oyewole Bunmi
Oyewole Bunmi

Can Nebosh course be done on net

Ian H
Ian H

Can be done thru Rapid Results College, rrc.co.uk from Q4 2017