NEBOSH Open Book Examination Guidance

1. Introduction NEBOSH are committed to supporting our learners to complete their qualifications and continue their learning journey while staying safe. We are therefore introducing an open book examination that can be taken at home as a replacement for the invigilated paper-based examinations for Unit 1 of our National and International General Certificates. Open book examinations are commonly used and …

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What is Risk Assessment & Safety Statement?

Risk Assessment & Safety Statement? WHAT IS A RISK ASSESSMENT? Section 19 of the Safety, Health, and Welfare at Work Act, 2005 requires that employers and those who control workplaces to any extent must: Identify the hazards in the workplaces under their control Assess the risks presented by these hazards In this context, a hazard is something with the potential …

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Who Has Health And Safety Duties In Relation To Noise?

Exposure standard for noise is defined in the WHS Regulations as a LAeq,8h of 85 dB(A) or an LC, peak of 140 dB(C). There are two parts to the exposure standard for noise because noise can either cause gradual hearing loss over a period of time or be so loud that it causes immediate hearing loss.A person conducting a business …

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Duties & Responsibilities of a Construction Safety Officer

Duties and Responsibilities of a Construction Safety Officer

Safety Trends in Construction In recent years there is a trend for builders and contractors to pay more attention to safety-related matters than ever before. It is a fact that companies embracing safety perform better and have a higher retention percentage in their workforce. The future of construction is shifting towards augmented reality, 3D models, BIM and other technologies that …

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How to Use the Toolbox Talks

The Toolbox Talks materials provide support for brief presentations and discussions about a series of safety and health hazards. For each topic, there is information that can first be read to the audience. Each topic also includes several questions that can be used to guide brief discussions. During the discussions, workers are encouraged to relate the hazard covered to their …

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Safety Toolbox Talks for Confined Space & Lifting

What is a toolbox talk? Toolbox talks are a way to ensure all workers are participating in safety activities, and have an opportunity to discuss hazards/controls, incidents, and accidents. As part of the Health and Safety at Work Act, employers must provide employees the opportunity to regularly engage in health and safety discussions. Who can give them? Anyone can conduct …

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Safety Toolbox Talks for Ladders & Electricity

What is a toolbox talk? Toolbox talks are a way to ensure all workers are participating in safety activities, and have an opportunity to discuss hazards/controls, incidents, and accidents. As part of the Health and Safety at Work Act, employers must provide employees the opportunity to regularly engage in health and safety discussions. Who can give them? Anyone can conduct …

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Best Guidelines to Make a Safety ToolBox Talk Work

A safety talk is a hands-on way to remind workers that health and safety are important on the job. Safety talks deal with specific problems on site. They do not replace formal training. Through safety talks you can tell workers about health and safety requirements for the tools, equipment, materials, and procedures they use every day or for particular jobs. …

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