The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH), founded in 1945, is a UK royal charter awarded health and safety organisation committed to the vision of creating a safer and healthier world of work. Being an independent and not-for-profit organisation, it offers vast repertoire of health and safety qualifications for wide range of people irrespective of their area of work, position or expertise. It delivers training for their courses through a global network of licensed training providers like NIST and attracts around 1,79,000 candidates each year worldwide through its engaging and interactive training materials. Besides safety qualifications, IOSH claims the position of one and only organisation across the world to offer Chartered membership (Affiliate Member, Associate Member, Technical Member, Graduate member) to health and safety practitioners, where the status of membership helps the practitioners to achieve the highest professional standards. IOSH developed a scheme called Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for knowledge enhancement and identifying skill gaps. This scheme is made compulsory to all its chartered members for a structured career path and to retain the professional status. With more than 46,000 members and 13,000 Chartered Safety and Health Practitioners, IOSH regulates safety standards and provides expert advice and guidance on health and safety issues to both individuals and industries for ensuring "zero harm" in the workplace.
NIST and IOSH
NIST has maintained an established partnership with IOSH since its inception in 2008 to deliver training for IOSH managing safely (MS) qualification. It has 11 branches across India to provide IOSH health and safety training.
Till now, NIST has successfully trained more than 12,000 candidates and consistent in achieving the highest pass rates amongst others in IOSH health and safety courses. One of the landmark achievements of NIST is that our Mumbai center witnessed 500th IOSH batch and consequently exceeded the global averages in the IOSH examination.
NIST's unique training methodology is a highly effective mix of classroom and practical learning with challenging assessments and real-time projects, which imparts both academic and intellectual skills to expand participant's capabilities and make them market ready.
Significance of IOSH Managing safely qualification
With increasing globalization, the importance of safety management system is neglected in every corner of the work that results in property damage, accidents and fatal injuries. IOSH managing safely is a basic risk management qualification that provides sound critical thinking and decision making skills for effective management of health and safety even in challenging and complex work environments. It is specifically designed for managers, supervisors or team leaders in any sector or organisation to help out in discharging their organisational health and safety responsibilities efficiently. It comprises of topics like understanding hazards, assessing and controlling risks, investigating incidents, and measuring performance with crystal-clear examples and real-time scenarios. Achieving the IOSH managing safely certification demonstrates professional excellence in the management of health and safety and also expands one's career potential.
Course Duration and Assessment
IOSH managing safely course duration is 3 day's class room training and candidates will be awarded IOSH certification after successful completion of multiple choice questions and workplace health and safety risk assessment assignment.
Benefits of IOSH Health and Safety Qualification
- Global recognition
- Better career opportunities in both public and private sectors
- Professional expertise and enhanced knowledge in various safety related practices
- Increased productivity
- Helps to build rapport with clients and customers and fulfil health and safety responsibilities in any country and in any kind of organisation.
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As an accredited training partner, we deliver training for the following IOSH course: