NEBOSH (The National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health) was formed in 1979 as an awarding body with charitable status. NEBOSH offers a comprehensive range of globally-recognised, qualifications designed to meet the health, safety and environmental management needs of all places of work.
Courses leading to NEBOSH qualifications attract around 50,000 candidates annually and are offered by over 600 course providers, with exams taken in over 120 countries around the world. In 2014, NEBOSH was awarded Britain's highest accolade for trade success, the Queen's Award for Enterprise, for their "outstanding achievement" in International Trade.
NEBOSH qualifications are recognised by the relevant professional membership bodies including the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH), the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) and IEMA.
NEBOSH examinations and assessments are set by its professionally qualified staff assisted by external examiners; most of whom are Chartered Safety and Health Practitioners or Chartered Environmentalists operating within industry, the public sector or in enforcement.
NEBOSH technical standards are overseen by a Qualification and Technical Council with representatives drawn from national institutions.
NEBOSH is an awarding body approved by Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) Accreditation, which has a UK-wide regulatory remit.
In addition, NEBOSH maintains Investors in People (IIP) status and is also an ISO 9001:2008 registered organisation.
The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) is the world's leading professional body for people responsible for safety and health in the workplace. IOSH acts as a champion, supporter, adviser, advocate and trainer for safety and health professionals working in organisations of all sizes. IOSH gives the safety and health profession a consistent, independent, authoritative voice at the highest levels.
IOSH Managing safely is designed for Managers and Supervisors of all fields. The course provides a practical step-by-step guidance with a sharp business focus that’s hands-on and jargon-free. The innovative format and content is engaging and inspiring, critical to embedding safety and health throughout your entire organisation.