Basics of Environmental Management - HS13
Discipline: Health, Safety, Environment
Duration: 5 days
Instructor(s): Mark Bowers, Naomi Warr
Provide proof of your environmental credentials anywhere in the world with the NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Management. Our program starts in advance of the taught course, as participants undertake a review of their own site's environmental performance using documentation supplied to them. This review sets the context for this five-day class, which comprises a blended learning approach with tutorials, workshops, problem-solving and practical activities.
At the end of the course, there is a formal examination and project, successful completion of which results in the award of the NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Management. Your course fee includes the cost of the exam. NEBOSH research shows that approximately two-thirds of health and safety management positions also feature responsibility for environmental management.
Managers, supervisors, and employees throughout the world who have responsibility for managing environment issues as part of their day to day duties. This course is particularly suitable for entry level HSE professionals, as the NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Management is the first step in a career in environmental management.
The qualification focuses on environmental management systems and impact assessments.
You Will Learn:
- Environmental management, and what this means for your organization
- Ethical, legal, and financial reasons for maintaining and promoting environmental management
- The importance of sustainability
- Principles and sources of environmental information
- The purpose and importance of setting environmental policy
- Key features and content of an effective environmental management system (EMS) such as ISO 14001
- Active (leading) and reactive (lagging) monitoring, including inspections and investigations of environmental incidents
- Environmental impact assessments (EIA)
- Emissions to atmosphere and abatement measures
- Water pollution and methods to avoid contamination of water resources
- The importance of and techniques for minimizing waste
- Risks associated with contaminated land
- Energy efficiency
- Potential sources and consequence of environmental noise and nuisance
- Emergency preparedness and response
- Environmental auditing, and reporting the results to management
- NEBOSH examination and project (optional). Note that there is no refund available to participants who wish to opt-out of the examination
- Foundations in environmental management
- Environmental management systems
- Assessment of environmental impacts
- Control of emissions to air
- Control of contamination of water resources
- Solid waste and land use
- Sources and use of energy and energy efficiency
- Control of environmental noise
- Planning for and dealing with environmental emergencies
- NEBOSH Examination and Project (optional)
MR. MARK BOWERS is the Head of Training for CRS and is a Chartered Health and Safety practitioner with over 30 years of occupational health, safety and environmental experience. His early career was engaged in the Royal Air Force training in both aircraft engineering and environmental health and safety, where he was engaged in operations worldwide including the Falkland Islands, Northern Ireland, the Balkans and in the Gulf. Mark has operated as a senior health and safety practitioner and trainer within safety critical industries including the railways, power supply industry and petrochemicals. He has also applied his health and safety knowledge and expertise in a diverse blend of industries and business across the United Kingdom as well as internationally. Mark is a registered trainer and examiner for National Examining Board for Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH), Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) and Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH). He has set up training and consultancy businesses in the universities sector developing a department teaching safety at University College London (UCL) along with a specialist asbestos skills training business and a behavioral safety consultancy. He is an active member of the East Midlands IOSH Branch and provides a national travel agency with advice in safety for international travelers.
MS. NAOMI WARR has fifteen years' environmental management experience. Starting her career in a research laboratory, she moved into infrastructure where she held various environmental management roles in major construction groups dealing with roads construction, utilities, M&E, building, rail, gas, sewage treatment, waste and quarrying. In 2009 Naomi, stepped into consulting and training; at the same time expanding her work into other business sectors such as manufacturing, distribution and food. As well as advisory and auditing assignments, she also implemented environmental management systems (EMS) for several businesses. In her spare time, Naomi competes in endurance triathlons and helps with the construction and development of her family home - of course, incorporating environmental and sustainable technologies where practicable.
In-House Course Presentations
All courses are available for in-house presentation to individual organizations. In-house courses may be structured the same as the public versions or tailored to meet your requirements. Special courses on virtually any petroleum-related subject can be arranged specifically for in-house presentation. For further information, contact our In-House Training Coordinator at one of the
numbers listed below.
Telephone 1- 832 426 1234
Facsimile 1- 832 426 1244
Public Course Presentations
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