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BOHS operates an Endorsement Scheme whereby other training organisations can have their own OH courses quality checked and endorsed by BOHS.

By endorsing suitable courses, BOHS - as the leading UK professional body in occupational hygiene - aims to ensure that awareness training, in all aspects of occupational hygiene, is of the highest possible standard.

Endorsed courses don’t lead to a specific BOHS qualification: rather, these courses aim to provide a broad-brush introduction to key issues in a given subject area, and are ideal for those who wish to expand their knowledge in a particular subject area, without taking a formal qualification. They provide the opportunity to explore key issues which might include:

  • A basic knowledge of the subject field
  • An understanding of likely risks to health and how these can be minimised or avoided
  • Factors to consider when engaging outside contractors or consultants
  • An overview of relevant guidance and essential documentation and procedures
  • Clarification of individual roles and legal responsibilities

Aimed not at technical practitioners, these courses are more for generalists, such as: small business owners; managers/directors with overall responsibility for health and safety; union health and safety representatives from larger organisations, who need to know how to comply with the law and understand best practice.

Successful completion of the course should lead to: a better understanding of statutory requirements; how close they are to being met; and provide information about what, if anything, to do next.

The following subjects are currently covered within the Endorsement Courses Scheme:

Please click on the link to find which organisations are running the following Endorsed Courses:

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