Where is the NEBOSH Diploma recognised?
So you've had a look at the NEBOSH Diploma for Occupational Health and Safety Management Professionals, but now you want to know exactly where it's recognised? You are in the right place!
This blog will establish where the NEBOSH Diploma is recognised and why this qualification may very well be for you!
Who recognises the NEBOSH Diploma?
The NEBOSH Diploma for Occupational Health and Safety Management Professionals is the flagship NEBOSH qualification. It helps expand the skills and knowledge of active health and safety professionals using global best practice, such as the ILO codes of practice, U.K. legislation and OHSAS1800/ISO45001 management systems.
Seen as the gold standard of health and safety qualifications, companies worldwide seek out employees with the NEBOSH stamp of approval.
1. The Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH)
Level: GradIOSH and CMIOSH
IOSH is the world's most prominent professional health and safety membership organisation. They guide the industry by setting codes of conduct, professional development standards and policies to help keep people safe and healthy in all areas of their work.
IOSH works with members and health and safety organisations across the world. They currently have membership networks in the Caribbean, Gibraltar, Hong Kong, UAE, Oman, Qatar, the Isle of Man, Ireland and Singapore, and their U.K. networks.
2. The Australian OHS Education Accreditation Board
Level: Certified OHS Practitioner and Certified OHS Professional
The Australian OHS Education Accreditation Board was established in 2011 after identifying the need for generalist OHS professionals to be professionally certified.
They believe that OHS education should be based on technical, scientific concepts, delivered by suitably competent persons, and recognised by the profession, government, industry and the community. They review university-level OHS professional education programs and gives recognition for those programs that meet their criteria.
3. Board of Canadian Registered Safety Professionals (BCRSP)
Level: Canadian Registered Safety Technician (CRST) and Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP)
The Board of Canadian Registered Safety Professionals is a membership association for Canada's health and safety profession. They certify qualified safety practitioners as Canadian Registered Safety Professionals (CRSP)®.
The CRSP® certification is a widely accepted form of recognition by industry and government in Canada. Many employers require the CRSP® accreditation to qualify for a safety position.
4. The Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP)
Level: Certified Safety Professional (CSP)
The Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP) sets and certifies technical competency criteria for safety, health and environmental practitioners worldwide in the United States. They assess standards, evaluate academic and professional qualifications and certify practitioners in the safety profession.
The value of a safety certification continues to grow. In the U.S., numerous laws, regulations and standards cite it. More importantly, many companies include it in position standards, government agencies rely on it, and contracts for safety services require it.
5. New Zealand Institute of Safety Management (NZISM)
Level: Graduate Level
NZISM is a national organisation dedicated to Health and Safety Practitioners and Professionals throughout New Zealand.
Its mission is to build quality health and safety practitioners and promoting industry excellence. They also assist in determining standards for health and safety in New Zealand and consulting with the likes of the New Zealand Government via our association with the Health and Safety Association of New Zealand (HASANZ).
6. South African Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (SAIOSH)
Level: Technical membership (TechSAIOSH)
SAIOSH is recognised by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) as the professional body to register Occupational Health and Safety Practitioners in South Africa. They work to enhance and progress the OHS profession in South Africa through research, promotion, education, training, guidance and building relationships with other global networks.
SAIOSH has more than 10,000 members from a wide range of industries in the private and public sector in South Africa.
So, as you can see, having an NEBOSH qualification opens doors and establishes connections with limitless opportunities. With the NEBOSH Diploma for Occupational Health and Safety Management Positions, NEBOSH will open the door, it’s now time for you to walk through it!