NEBOSH Environment Management

Duration: 5 Days

Date: 2 – 6 Oct 2022

Type: Classroom InstOG

  • The NEBOSH Environmental Management Certificate is globally relevant.
  • You will be able to help your organization manage its positive and negative environmental aspects and support the implementation and continuous improvement of effective environmental management systems.


  • The NEBOSH Environmental Management Certificate is an ideal choice for anyone who has or would like to have environmental management responsibilities at work.
  • The relevant environmental qualification will help you to:
  • Justify environmental management in the workplace
  • Recognize which workplace activities may be subject to environmental legislation or enforcement Assess environmental aspects and impacts, and evaluate existing controls
  • Support environmental emergency planning
  • Understand the importance of reducing environmental harm Outline the issues associated with waste and its management
  • Explain the pros and cons of various energy sources and how to use them more efficiently.

Course Objective:

  • At the end of the course, participants should be able to:
  • Identify the Environmental Management System and its aspect
  • Know the sources and use of energy and energy efficiency
  • Control of pollution
  • Plan for dealing with environmental

Course Content:

  • Trainer with specific and relevant experience in the safety and environment delivers this course.
  • The course is conducted over 5

Training Methodology:

Training Methodology will include a detailed explanation of the subject, some support documents, and references. PowerPoint equipped with necessary animation, learning video, and general discussion to provide participants with full understanding concerning the subject course this not limited but will be extended to the following:

  • Learning Videos
  • General Discussion
  • Learning Examples
  • Syndicate Groups

Percentage of Delivery Methodologies:

  • 70% as presentations and Exercises, 30% as class discussions and Videos

Topics Covered

  • Element 1: Foundations in Environmental
  • Element 2: Environmental Management
  • Element 3: Environmental Impact
  • Element 4: Control of Emissions to
  • Element 5: Control of Contamination of Water


  • This qualification is designed for anyone (managers, supervisors, and workers) in any type of organization.
  • It’s ideal for anyone who needs a broad understanding of environmental issues to manage day-to-day risks


  • Basic Recommended minimum standards of English Equivalent to an International English Language Testing System score of 0 or higher in IELTS tests
  • The NEBOSH Environmental Management Certificate is an ideal choice for anyone who has or would like to have environmental management responsibilities at work.

Activities Day 1

Element 1: Foundations in Environmental Management:

  • The Scope and Nature of Environmental Management
  • Definition of the Environment
  • The Multi-Disciplinary Nature of Environmental Management
  • Size of the Environmental Problem
  • The Ethical, Legal, and Financial Reasons for Maintaining and Promoting Environmental Management
  • Rights and Expectations of Local Residents, Indigenous People, Supply Chain, Customers and Employees
  • Outcomes of Incidents
  • The Actions and Implications of Pressure Groups
  • Overview of Legal Issues
  • Penalties for Non-Compliance with Law
  • Different Levels of Standards
  • The Business Case for Environmental Management
  • The Importance of Sustainability
  • Meaning of Sustainability
  • Importance of Sustainable Development
  • The Role of National Governments and International Bodies in Formulating a Legal Framework
  • for the Regulation of Environmental Management
  • International Law
  • The Role of the European Union in Harmonizing Environmental Standards
  • Meaning of BAT and BPEO
  • The Role of Enforcement Agencies and Consequences of Non- Compliance

Element 2: Environmental Management Systems:

  • Reasons for Implementing an Environmental Management System (EMS)
  • Demonstrating Management Commitment
  • Sharing of Common Management System Principles with Quality and Health and Safety Management
  • Stakeholder Pressure (Customer/Regulatory Influence) Corporate Social Responsibility
    • The Key Features and Appropriate Content of an Effective EMS
    • ISO 14001
    • Initial Environmental Review Environmental Policy Planning
    • Implementation and Operation
    • Checking
    • Environmental Auditing Active Monitoring Measures Reactive Monitoring Measures
    • Review of Environmental Performance
    • Management Review
    • Continual Improvement
    • Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS)
    • Benefits and Limitations of Introducing Formal EMS into the Workplace
    • Benefits of Introducing ISO 14001 into an Organization Limitations of Introducing ISO 14001 into an Organization ISO 14000 Family of

Day 2

Element 3: Environmental Impact Assessments:

  • Reasons for Carrying Out Environmental Impact Assessments
  • Meaning of Aspects and Impacts
  • Aims and Objectives of Impact Assessment
  • Cradle-to-Grave Concept (Life-Cycle Analysis)
  • Types of Environmental Impact
  • Direct and Indirect Impacts Contamination of the Atmosphere Contamination of Land
  • Contamination of the Aquatic Environment
  • Effects on the Community
  • Effects on the Ecosystem
  • Use of Raw Materials and Natural Resources
  • Nature and Key Sources of Environmental Information
  • Internal to the Organization
  • External to the Organization
  • Principles and Practice of Impact Assessments
  • Context
  • Concept of Source, Pathway, and Receptor when Assessing Environmental Risk
  • Specific Impacts
  • Identification of Aspects and Impacts
  • Evaluating Impact and Adequacy of Current Controls
  • Activities of Suppliers Recording Significant Aspects

Element 4: Control of Emissions to Air:

  • Air Quality Standards
  • Meaning and Uses of ppm and MGM-3
  • The Potential Effects of Poor Air Quality
  • The Role of Air Quality Standards
  • The Main Types of Emissions to Atmosphere
  • Types of Emission and their Hazards
  • Common Pollutants
  • Control Measures to Reduce Emissions
  • Control

Day 3

Element 5: Control of Contamination of Water Sources:

  • Importance of the Quality of Water for Life
  • What is meant by Safe Drinking Water?
  • The Water Cycle
  • Water for Agriculture and Industry Impact of Water Pollution on Wildlife Water Conservation
  • The Potential Effects of Pollution on Water Quality
  • Main Sources of Water Pollution
  • Main Control Measures Available to Reduce Contamination of Water Sources
  • Control Hierarchy
  • Control Methods
  • Controls for Storage and Spillage
  • Controls for Wastewater

Element 6: Control of Waste and Land Use:

  • Categories of Waste
  • Inert
  • Non-Hazardous, Hazardous Clinical Radioactive Controlled (UK)
  • Minimizing Waste
  • The Waste Hierarchy
  • Benefits, Limitations, and Barriers to Re-use and Recycling
  • Managing Waste
  • Recognition of the Key Steps
  • Responsible Waste Management
  • On-Site Separation and Storage including Segregation, Identification, and Labelling
  • Transportation including Transfer to an Authorized Person and Required Regulatory Documentation
  • Differing Requirements for Waste
  • Producer Responsibility
  • Packaging Waste
  • Electrical and Electronic Waste
  • Waste from Construction Projects
  • Outlets Available for Waste
  • Landfill and Incineration as Ultimate Disposal Routes
  • Other Treatment or Disposal Routes
  • Waste Disposal in Developing Countries

Day 4

  • Costs and the Impact of Landfill and Aggregate Taxes
  • Risks Associated with Contaminated Land
  • The Potential Effects of Contaminated Land on the Environment
  • Contaminated Land

Element 7: Sources and Use of Energy and Energy Efficiency:

  • Benefits and Limitations of Fossil Fuels
  • Examples of Fossil Fuels
  • Benefits and Limitations of their use as an Energy Source
  • Other Sources of Energy
  • Solar Wind Hydroelectric Wave
  • Tidal Power Geothermal Nuclear
  • Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Biodigesters
  • Methane Recovery
  • Benefits and Limitations of the Use of Alternative Energy Sources
  • Energy Supply in Remote Regions and Developing Countries
  • The Importance of Energy Efficiency
  • Reductions in Carbon Dioxide Emissions
  • Savings in Energy Bills and Peak Load Management
  • Control Measures Available to Enable Energy Efficiency
  • Insulation
  • Choice of Equipment
  • Maintenance and Control Systems
  • Initiatives
  • Information, Instruction, Training, and Supervision
  • Building Design
  • Fuel Choice for Transport and the Optimization of Vehicle

Element 8: Control of Environmental Noise

  • Sources of Environmental Noise and their Consequences
  • The Characteristics of Noise which Lead to it being a Nuisance
  • The Effects of Noise
  • Sources of Industrial Environmental Noise
  • Other Sources of Noise
  • Methods for the Control of Environmental Noise
  • Basic Noise Control Techniques

Day 5

Element 9: Planning for and Dealing with Environmental Emergencies:

  • Emergency Planning to Protect the Environment
  • General Duty or Responsibility Not to Pollute
  • Part of the Environmental Management System
  • Need for Prompt Action to Protect People and the Environment
  • Risks of Prosecution and Other Costs
  • Planning for Emergencies
  • Emergency Response Plan Emergency Control Centre (ECC) Training and Practices
  • Recognizing Risk Situations and Action to Take
  • Materials to Deal with Spills Access to Site Plans Inventory of Materials
  • Environmental Hazards Associated with Fire
  • Liaison with Regulatory Bodies and Emergency Services
  • Protecting and Liaising with Local Residents
  • Handling the Press and Other Media