The NEBOSH Award in Environmental Awareness at Work provides a solid introduction to environmental issues impacting on the workplace, focusing on the role workers can play in improving organisational environmental performance. 

The NEBOSH Award in Environmental Management at Work covers the following topics:

  • Foundations of environmental awareness
    • The meaning of environment, habitats, ecosystems, pollution and sustainability
    • The importance and benefits of sustainable development
    • Environmental management systems (EMS)
  • Pollution, impact assessment and emergencies
    • Principles and practice of impact (risk) assessments
    • The main sources, types, control and impacts of air pollution
    • The main sources, controls and impacts of water pollution
    • The main sources, controls and impacts of environmental noise
    • Types of waste – hazardous, non-hazardous, and other legally controlled categories
    • Waste management
    • Dealing with environmental emergencies

It is Assessed by a 30 minute multiple-choice exam

Back to top