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NEBOSH and APS announce new partnership

NEBOSH and the Association of Project Safety (APS) have announced a new partnership in order to promote competence in health, safety and risk management.

The partnership was confirmed through the signing of a memorandum at the Safety and Health Expo in Birmingham with NEBOSH Chief Executive Teresa Budworth and APS Head of Membership and Practice Greg Brown.  Greg Brown said: “We are delighted at the opportunity to be working with NEBOSH to develop the practice of construction project risk management throughout the industry.”

The agreement marks the formalising of the commitment to looking into areas of mutual co-operation. Teresa Budworth stated: “We are excited by the prospect of being able to encourage safer practice in project and risk management within the construction sector.”

NEBOSH and APS are both committed to promoting competence within construction design and management. The NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety is established as a leading health and safety award for the construction industry, with over 12,000 successful candidates since 1989.

The Association for Project Safety (APS) is the largest multi-disciplinary membership body in the UK for individuals and organisations involved in the design, planning and managing of construction projects as defined in the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007 [CDM2007]. They are committed to shaping and sharing best practice in construction health and safety .

Recognition of NEBOSH qualifications as meeting the construction health and safety academic criteria for APS professional membership provides an indication of the co-operation already achieved.

The NEBOSH National and International Certificates in Construction Health and Safety meet the headline entrance criteria requirements for Construction Safety Associate membership (AaPS).

In addition holders of either the NEBOSH National or International Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety and either the NEBOSH National or International Certificate in Construction Health and Safety meet the headline qualification entrance criteria requirements for Registered Construction Safety Practitioner (RMaPS).