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Phoenix Health & Safety provide training courses, accredited by IOSH, NEBOSH and Construction Skills for people with responsibility for managing health and safety.

We are so confident in our training team and methods that we offer a Phoenix Pass Pledge on all IOSH and NEBOSH courses.

Course Spaces Available!

We have spaces available on NEBOSH International General Certificate courses covering; Johannesburg, Cape Town, and Windhoek.

We also offer NEBOSH Environmental Management Certificate Distance Learning courses.

Prices available on request. Call 0861 591 592 or speak to us on Live Chat.

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Phoenix Pass Pledge

Phoenix Health & Safety offer a pass pledge on all IOSH and NEBOSH courses.

This means that candidates are entitled to continue studying (free of charge) if they fail to meet the required standard in the examinations.

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The Role of a competent person

Health and safety practitioners, also known as health and safety officers, managers, advisers or consultants, seek to minimise the risk of injury and ill health at work. The role of a health and safety practitioner is to provide advice on planning, implementing, monitoring and reviewing protective and preventative health, safety and welfare measures.
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How do you know your advisor is competent?

If you are seeking to contract with an external consultancy or employ an internal advisor, how do you know what role and function the competent person should take and what capabilities, knowledge and skills they would require to be effective.
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How competent is your health and safety advisor?

Organisations have a legal duty to ensure arrangements for a competent person are in place, that the competent person is able to conduct their duties and has sufficient training and experience to perform their role.
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Farm worker suffers serious injury due to faulty machinery

The agricultural industry is one of the most dangerous environments to work in from a health and safety perspective. With high rates of injury and fatalities employers need to be more vigilant than ever when it comes to the safety of their workers.
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Breach of Health & Safety at Work Act leads to £600k fine for Textile Company

Handling large machinery always comes with associated risks and it can be impossible to pinpoint the injury rate for a particular type of machine.
When using heavy equipment, like a packaging machine, it is imperative to put a formalised safe system of work in place and to train workers appropriately. Daily safety checks and routine hygienic cleaning ensure that staff are not at risk of injury.
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Failure to carry out correct Risk Assessments leads to two workers sustaining serious injury

Risk assessments can seem to be an endless task but if you fail to have them in place there can be serious consequences.
Businesses have a responsibility to ensure all staff are aware of and understand the risks associated with their work as well as the environment they work in. A failure to do this can result in large fines and opens up the possibility of accidents in the work place.
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Devon Contractors fined for breach of Health & Safety at Work Regulations

When it comes to health and safety on a construction site, making sure workers have the correct training and undertake the required procedures is imperative.
Working with heavy machinery, construction equipment and vehicles comes with a number of risks meaning you could injure yourself, someone else or cause a fatality.
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Who manages health and safety at a construction site?

Imagine you’re an alien, new to Planet Earth and visiting a construction site for the first time. One of the first things you’ll notice is the overwhelming emphasis on health and safety. Signs and notices on the subject come at you from all angles. Hi-vis clothing and hard hats are everywhere. But who’s in charge of all this health and safety activity? And how do courses and qualifications such as SSSTS (the Site Supervisors Safety Training Scheme) and SMSTS (the Site Management Safety Training Scheme) fit into the big picture?
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Why do we need risk assessment in the workplace?

As every business owner or manager knows, being an employer brings a lot of responsibilities. One of the biggest is the legal obligation to manage health and safety in the workplace. This involves controlling risks, but before risks can be controlled they have to be identified.
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Repercussions for not training staff in health and safety

The catering industry is one of the most fast-paced working environments, and with that, comes a number of health and safety dangers. These include, slips and trips, working with knives, potential musculoskeletal disorders and dermatitis.
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How missing hazards can cause life-changing injuries

Using any type of industrial saw can pose many health and safety risks, and the woodworking industry has one of the highest accident rates. This kind of machinery should always be well maintained and have the correct safeguards.
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Is your warehouse following correct health and safety regulations?

Undertaking a risk assessment correctly before working from a height is imperative to ensure employees are not in any danger.
Many hazards are apparent when working in a warehouse, so it’s no wonder companies are handed a hefty fine when health and safety codes are ignored.
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The Role of a competent person

Health and safety practitioners, also known as health and safety officers, managers, advisers or consultants, seek to minimise the risk of injury and ill health at work. The role of a health and safety practitioner is to provide advice on planning, implementing, monitoring and reviewing protective and preventative health, safety and welfare measures.
Continue reading

How do you know your advisor is competent?

If you are seeking to contract with an external consultancy or employ an internal advisor, how do you know what role and function the competent person should take and what capabilities, knowledge and skills they would require to be effective.
Continue reading

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