NEBOSH survey shows high recommendation for process safety qualification

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Positive feedback for NEBOSH HSE process safety management certificate

A recent survey by NEBOSH found that 97% of learners would recommend the NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Process Safety Management.

This qualification, developed in collaboration with the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), aims to enhance understanding and mitigate health and safety risks in the process industries.

As reported by NEBOSH, the qualification offers a broad understanding of the principles and practices essential for controlling process safety hazards.

Originally launched in 2018, the certificate has been updated for 2024.

Feedback from existing holders indicates high satisfaction, with nine in ten rating it as excellent or good.

Testimonials highlight career impact

Nicola Curtis, Head of Health and Safety at Biffa, shared her experience with the qualification: “When I moved into waste management, process safety became a bigger part of my role, as I was leading a health and safety team supporting the build and management of Energy for Waste (EfW) plants.”

Curtis added: “The NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Process Safety Management definitely enhanced my career.

“I started to look at safety at my facilities differently and made it my mission to increase everyone else’s knowledge of process safety.

“It is integral to how my part of Biffa works, so this qualification had a huge impact for me and our operations – it was a win-win for all of us!”

Collaboration between NEBOSH and HSE

Chris Austin, Head of Training and Events at the Health and Safety Executive, commented on the partnership: “We are delighted to collaborate with NEBOSH on the evolution of the Process Safety Management certificate.

“We hope that by combining our strengths, the qualification will continue to significantly help improve understanding and further reduce health and safety risks in the process industries.”

The qualification, available through NEBOSH’s global network of Learning Partners, continues to be a critical resource for professionals seeking to enhance their process safety management skills.

IFSJ comment

The NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Process Safety Management has received strong endorsements from learners and industry professionals alike.

With 97% of learners recommending the qualification and nine in ten rating it highly, its impact on improving process safety is evident.

The collaboration between NEBOSH and the Health and Safety Executive ensures the course content is both relevant and robust, addressing the latest industry standards and practices.

Nicola Curtis’s testimony underscores the practical benefits of the qualification in real-world settings, particularly in complex environments like waste management.

Her experience highlights how the certification can elevate safety standards and foster a culture of continuous improvement.

Chris Austin’s remarks further affirm the importance of the partnership in developing a qualification that meets the needs of the industry.

The NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Process Safety Management serves as a valuable tool for professionals aiming to enhance their knowledge and contribute to safer operational practices.

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