NEBOSH Environmental Awareness at Work

About this course: The new NEBOSH Environmental Awareness at Work qualification is a one-day training that introduces your workforce to  the environmental issues and the role they play in improving organisational environmental performance. 

This is an ideal first step towards other NEBOSH qualifications such as, the NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Management for those who need a more extensive and practical understanding of environmental management in the workplace.


On completion of this element, candidates should be able to demonstrate understanding of the content through the application of knowledge to familiar situations. In particular, they should be able to:

  • Outline the principles and practice of impact (risk) assessments
  • Identify the main sources, types, controls and impacts of air pollution
  • Identify the main sources, controls and impacts of water pollution
  • Identify the main sources, controls and impacts of environmental noise
  • Identify waste types
  • Identify the waste hierarchy and ways to effectively manage waste
  • Outline the measures that need to be in place when dealing with environmental emergencies.


This qualification is aimed for anyone who needs a basic understanding of environmental issues in the workplace. It provides a general awareness of environmental issues and is ideal for employees at all levels within the organisation.

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