The British Safety Council, a Registered Charity founded by James Tye in 1957, is one of the world’s leading Health and Safety organizations alongside the likes of IOSH & IIRSM unlike these the Council’s members are mostly companies. Safety Practitioners the world over use the services and training they provide. The London based charity provides training in over 50 countries.
The British Safety Council is also a partner in the development of the Occupational Safety & Health Consultants Register scheme (OSHCR), a centrally held register of registered health and safety consultants within the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland
Acme Institute of Safety Professionals is one of approved centre in Pakistan for British Safety Council for International Diploma in Health And Safety ACM141549. This qualification is aimed at supervisors and team leaders who are interested in learning more about health and safety and who have not received any official health & safety training previously. The typical people who would benefit from this qualification include: –
Managers, supervisors and employees throughout the world take the British Safety Council Level 6 Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health because it gives them the skills and know-how to fulfill their health and safety responsibilities in any country and in any kind of organization.
The British Safety Council Level 6 Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health is also suitable for those embarking on a career in health and safety, providing a sound basis for progression on to the Chartered Member of IOSH and Certified Safety Professional.
Element A: Fundamentals of Health and Safety Management.
Element B: Applied Health and Safety Management.
Element A: Occupational Health.
Element B: Risks to Health at Work.
Element A: Developing a Positive Health and Safety Culture.
Element B: Developing the Business Case for Health and Safety.
Unit 1 examination
• Morning sitting starting at 9.30am
• Results are reported as Distinction, Merit, Pass or Fail. In order to pass this unit, candidates must achieve the pass mark and score at least 40% in each of sections A and B.
Unit 2 examination
• Afternoon sitting starting at 2.00pm
• Examination results are reported as Distinction, Merit, Pass, Fail (above threshold)* or Fail. The examination carries a weighting of 50% for the unit.
Candidates may choose when they complete and submit their assignments. Upon receipt of an assignment booking, the British Safety Council will e-mail the candidate to confirm the booking and provide an electronic cover sheet which must be completed and submitted with the assignment.
Assignment results are reported as Distinction, Merit, Pass or Fail and issued within six weeks of submission.
• Unit 2 assignment carries a weighting of 50% for the unit.
• Unit 3 assignment carries a 100% weighting for the unit.
Upon successful completion of the course, candidates should be able to:
• Following the successful completion of a period of initial professional development, a graduate member may apply for chartered status (CMIOSH). Holders of the Level 6 Diploma may also apply for full membership of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM).
• Understand the need for managing health and safety at work.
• Understand how the law relating to health and safety at work is developed and applied.
• Understand how to develop and implement a health and safety management system.
• Understand how to identify and evaluate hazards and risks associated with workplace activities.
• Understand how to develop and implement control strategies for managing health and safety risks at work.
• Know how to report and investigate health and safety incidents at work.
• Understand how to reduce the impact of workplace activities on the environment.
• Understand how an occupational health strategy integrates with an effective health and safety management system.
• Understand how occupational health hazards affect people.
• Know the current statutory requirements for occupational health.
• Understand how to identify and evaluate occupational health hazards and risks.
• Understand how to develop and implement control strategies for managing occupational health risks.
• Understand the importance of promoting a positive health and safety culture within an organisation.
• Be able to assess the existing health and safety culture of an organization.
• Understand the factors that influence staff behavior.
• Know how to develop a strategy for improving the health and safety culture of an organisation.