NEBOSH and L’Oréal join forces to offer international women’s health and safety bursary
NEBOSH has partnered with global beauty brand L’Oréal to encourage and enable greater diversity within the health and safety profession.
The ‘NEBOSH L’Oréal International Bursary: Enabling women in health and safety’ has been created to offer learning opportunities for women who want to enter or progress within the profession. Five women, based internationally, will be chosen to receive paid-for study and assessment fees for the NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety.
Dee Arp, NEBOSH Chief Operating Officer and a member of the Bursary judging panel, says: “Diversity is so important; it encourages creativity and positive change within our practices – it also ensures the different people we protect in the workplace are represented in HSE strategies and programmes. That’s why I’m excited to be part of this Bursary, selecting and supporting international women to join our wonderful profession.”
Applications for the ‘NEBOSH L’Oréal International Bursary: Enabling women in health and safety’ are open from 24 January to 22 February 2023. Applicants will be asked to submit a short video which demonstrates why they aspire to work within the profession and how they feel their studies will benefit their professional development.
NEBOSH appoints new Chief Executive
The Board of NEBOSH has announced the appointment of Andrew Shenstone as the new Chief Executive Officer of NEBOSH.
Andrew has worked in the education and training sector for several years, and brings extensive experience of development and enhancement of higher education. Everyone at NEBOSH looks forward to welcoming Andrew when he joins the team on 20 March.
Webinar: Health & Safety Training: More than just a tick box
Join Ian Cooke, NEBOSH's Head of Corporate and Consumer Services and Rhian Greaves, Legal Director at DAC Beachcroft LLP for this webinar which will consider the importance of training in terms of competency, risk reduction and defending criminal prosecutions. Rhian will explain the employers’ legal obligations, highlighting what the regulators expect, working through example case studies to demonstrate some common organisational failings.
The webinar will consider UK law (covered by Rhian) and international best practice (covered by Ian).
This free webinar will take place on 9 March at 10.30am UK Time.
NEBOSH Graduation and Awards Ceremony 2023 Confirmed
This year's NEBOSH Graduation will take place on Monday 11 September at the University of Warwick. You will be eligible to attend the ceremony if you complete a NEBOSH Diploma or Masters level qualification between the 7 June 2022 and 12 June 2023. Invitations will be sent out by email from March. If you have any questions about the Graduation, please contact the team by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Webinar on-demand: How to empower your learning solutions
This webinar was delivered by Ian Cooke, NEBOSH's Head of Corporate and Consumer Services, who is an expert on this topic.
It highlights how to create effective and engaging learning that delivers learning impact and demonstrates improved compliance.
Join us at SHW Live Manchester
NEBOSH is attending the Safety, Health & Wellbeing Live show, which takes place at Manchester Central from the 14-15 February 2023. Come and visit us at stand 44!
NEBOSH's Matt Powell-Howard and Dee Arp are both speaking at the keynote theatre on day two.
We're exhibiting at these 2023 shows!
We will be exhibiting or presenting at the following shows and online conferences:
Safety, Health & Wellbeing LIVE - Manchester - 14-15 February 2023
The Health and Safety Event - Birmingham - 25-27 April 2023
Safety and Health Expo,- London, 16-18 May 2023
Join HSE for 'Safety Net Zero 2023 - Hydrogen' event
The Health & Safety Executive (HSE) has organised the 'Safety Net Zero 2023 - Hydrogen' event which is taking place on 21 - 22 March in the QEII Exhibition Centre, London.
The UK is rapidly progressing some of the world’s most innovative hydrogen projects as part of the energy mix it requires to meet 2050’s net zero target.
Safety is a critical success factor for the potential of hydrogen and this event will provide an insight into the safe development of hydrogen technologies.
CASE STUDY: Adam Yates
We recently spoke to Adam Yates, a EHS Advisor at Reckitt, about his career.
Adam highlights some of the key initiatives he has helped rollout for Reckitt, which are designed to lessen the impact the site he is based at has on the environment.
Adam also told us about his passion for influencing organisational culture, so that people do the safe thing, even when no one is looking. To read Adam's case study click on the link below.
Safety & Health Excellence Awards - get your entries in!
The free to enter Safety and Health Excellence Awards are open for entries until 15 February 2023.
These awards celebrate excellence and innovation in health and safety and NEBOSH is proud to sponsor the Health and Safety Team of the Year Award.
The winners will be announced at an awards ceremony at the Vox in Resorts World, NEC, Birmingham on 26 April. Click on the link below to find out more.