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Mr Haseeb Hassan is U.K. approved trainer for NEBOSH IGC, HABC Fire Safety & HABC Risk Assessment. He is Graduate member of IOSH (GradIOSH).
Mr. Haseeb Hassan graduated as Metallurgy and Materials Engineer (Pak) and obtained his Master degree in Quality, Safety, and Environment (Germany). Furthermore, he is about to complete his Master degree in Business Administration with specialization in Supply Chain Management by the end of this year. He holds a unique combination of technical, managerial and research skills along with excellent communication ability.
He has also been working with Nestle, Pakistan as a consultant in Safety, Health, and Environment (SHE). Furthermore, he has an experience of working as Assistant Director, Quality Enhancement Cell in Superior Group of Colleges. From last few years, he has been performing his role as Research Officer cum Lecturer at Institute of Quality and Technology Management, University of Punjab.
OHSE Management, Systems and Standards, Waste Management, Total Quality Management, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Stress Management at workplace, Emotional Intelligence, Self-Actualization, Leadership, Effective Team Building, Conflict Resolution.
Who should go for NEBOSH IGC?
While this course is designed for superior management. The NEBOSH International General Certificate is designed for managers, supervisors, worker representatives and also for others who require an understanding of health and safety principles and practices. While candidates are likely to be employees of large organizations operating outside the UK, or of multinational companies already working on international standards but needing to adapt these to accord with local needs and practice.
Syllabus of NEBOSH IGC Course:
Unit IGC 1 Elements:
1: Foundations in health and safety
2: Health and safety management systems – Plan
3: Health and safety management systems – Do
4: Health and safety management systems – Check
5: Health and safety management systems – Act
Unit IGC 2 Elements:
1: Workplace Hazards & Risk Control
2: Transport Hazards & Risk Control
3: Musculoskeletal Hazards & Risk Control
4: Work Equipment Hazards & Risk Control
5: Electrical Safety
6: Fire Safety
7: Chemical and Biological Health Hazards & Risk Control
8: Physical and Psychological Health Hazards & Risk Control
Unit IGC 3
Practical Assessment Report
THE EXAMINATION COMPRISES OF 2 WRITTEN PAPERS 2-HOURS EACH AND A PRACTICAL ASSESSMENT.
EACH WRITTEN PAPER CONSISTS OF ONE ‘LONG-ANSWER’ QUESTION AND TEN ‘SHORT-ANSWER’ QUESTIONS.
ALL QUESTIONS ARE COMPULSORY
What does the qualification cover?
The NEBOSH International General Certificate (IGC) covers the principles relating to health and safety, such as the identification and control of workplace hazards and the practical application of this knowledge. The IGC syllabus takes a risk management approach based on best practice and international standards, such as the International Labor Organisation (ILO) codes of practice. Local laws and cultural factors may form part of the study programme where relevant and appropriate.
The qualification also features a practical workplace assessment.
While the International General Certificate is divided into three units, each of which is assessed separately:
Management of international health and safety (IGC1)
Control of international workplace hazards (GC2)
International health and safety practical application (GC3)
How to assess this course?
While the units IGC1 and IGC2, one two-hour written examination assesses each units. So each written examination consists of ten ‘short-answer’ questions and one ‘long-answer’ question. However all questions are compulsory and external examiners appointed by NEBOSH marks the scripts of candidate.
While in unit IGC3, one two-hour practical examination carries out in the candidate’s own workplace to assess IGC3. So the assessment normally took within 10 days of a written examination. The NEBOSH internally assesses the course provider and externally moderate the practical examination and the course includes a requirement to write a short report.
What are the benefits for employers?
A safer workplace – While health and safety are important. It protects people from injury and loss of life. People with a NEBOSH International General Certificate know how to help their employees avoid prosecution, litigation, absence costs and loss of reputation, wherever they operate.
Assurance – While an employer whose staff are NEBOSH qualified is an employer committed to health and safety. So NEBOSH IGC provides an assurance of safety – something that can help employers achieve recognized standards and can even win new business.
Return on investment – So an employee with a NEBOSH International General Certificate has a practical set of skills that bring real value to the modern global workplace.
As a result, the modular qualification structure and variety of available course formats enable candidates and employers to arrange training around the needs of the business.
How to recognise the qualification?
Hence holders of the International General Certificate becomes Associate Membership (AIOSH) of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH). The qualification also meets the academic requirements for Technical Membership (Tech IOSH) of IOSH and Associate Membership (AIIRSM) of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM).
While the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) has accredited and credit rated the NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety. So it sits in the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF) at SCQF Level 6 with 15 SCQF credit points.