Nebosh Igc

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Contents 
Introduction ................................................................ 3  
The Written Exams .................................................... 3  
Length of Answers ..................................................... 3  
Pass Guarantee ......................................................... 3  
Paper 1 – IGC 1 ......................................................... 3  
The Management of International Health and Safety
 ............................................................................... 3  
Paper 2 – IGC 2 ....................................................... 12  
The Control of International Workplace Hazards .. 12
 
Questions Without Answers ..................................... 18  
Accidents .............................................................. 19  
Communications ................................................... 19  
Confined Spaces .................................................. 20  
Construction Activities .......................................... 20  
Display Screen Equipment ................................... 21  
Electricity .............................................................. 21  
Fire ....................................................................... 22  
Human Factors ..................................................... 23  
Maintenance Activities .......................................... 23  
Managing Safety .................................................. 23  
Manual Handling .................................................. 24  Monitoring............................................................. 24  
Movement of People ............................................ 24  
Noise .................................................................... 25  
Occupational Health ............................................. 26  
Occupational Hygiene .......................................... 27  
Health and Safety Policy ...................................... 29  
Personal Protective Equipment ............................ 29  
Radiation .............................................................. 29  
Risk Assessment .................................................. 30  
Stress ................................................................... 30  
Training ................................................................ 30  
Work Equipment ................................................... 31  
Workplace ............................................................ 31  
 
 
 
 
 

 
Introduction 
In order to attain the NEBOSH International General 
Certificate (IGC) candidates need to successfully pass 
a combination of written examination papers and a 
practical assessment. 
The IGC is assessed by two written examination 
papers: 

 
IGC 1 – The Management of International Health 
and Safety,  

  IGC 2 – Control of International Workplace 
Hazards, and 

 
IGC 3 – International Health and Safety Practical 
Application (commonly referred to as the 
Practical Assessment). 
The third aspect mentioned above, IGC 3 the 
Practical Assessment, is covered by another 
publication for candidates studying with ETA 
Consultancy. 
Both of the written examination papers will be 
discussed in this publication specially formulated for 
candidates studying with ETA Consultancy. 
In this publication a series of specimen answers are 
given for each of the written papers so that candidates 
will be able to appreciate how to approach their 
examinations. 
From the outset it must be noted that there is no 
unique answers to any question set in an 
examination, all that is intended in this document is to  provide a guide to the depth and breadth expected by  the examiners. 
The Written Exams 
Candidates for the written examination always 
experience difficulty with the action verbs called for in  questions. It is useful for candidates to remember the 
following: 
ACTION 
VERB...
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