British Safety Council diploma now in India
The IDipOSH is an entirely new qualification developed by British Safety Council Awards in consultation with the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH), the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM), the Health and
Safety Executive (HSE) and major employers.
This globally recognised diploma aims to equip successful candidates with the knowledge and understanding needed to give professional health and safety advice. Employers will have qualified personnel who can help reduce accidents and downtime; and increase productivity.
The syllabus is based on international standards and best practice that covers the elements required to promote a positive health and safety culture and the business case for health and safety.
Sai Golla, associate vice president at Cadbury India Sub Continent said: “Achieving this qualification has greatly helped me to sharpen my knowledge of health and safety and given me confidence to address the organisational safety issues in a more structured way.
The real time projects helped me to understand the organisational safety culture across all sections. This was a great investment to upgrade my capability in health and safety as a safety professional”.
Justin Smith, international busi ness manager at the BSC said: “We are delighted to be able to extend the IDipOSH to the Indian market.
Business in India is growing rapidly. Health and safety awareness needs to grow with it – the IDipOSH qualification can facilitate this.
By gaining this internationally recognised qualification, candidates are equipped with an in-depth knowledge of health and safety issues in the workplace – a skill that any successful company will expect of individuals who have developed a career as a health and safety professional”. For more information go to www.bscawards.org or call +44 (0)20 8600 1035.