SHEMTech® [Safety Health and Environmental Management Technology] is accredited Internationally through the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH)of the United Kingdom.
The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) is one of the Chartered body for health and safety professionals in South Africa and Worldwide. They were founded in 1945 and have been registered as a non profit organisation since 1962. In 2002 they were awarded a Royal Charter.
As the largest health and safety membership organisation in the world, IOSH has more than 40,000 individual members in 99 countries. Across the world, two million people die every year as a result of health and safety failures therefore they are committed to creating “A world of work which is safe, healthy and sustainable”.
WHAT DOES THIS MEAN TO THE LEARNER:
- Once the learners has completed the SHEMTech ® Qualification and is found competent with their 6 month Portfolio of Evidence (practical implementation of an integrated SHE Systems), a verification by IOSH can be done and learners will then qualify to register as Safety Technicians Level 3 (Tech IOSH).
- Students will undergo a process of continuous professional development [CPD] and can attain a higher professional status with IOSH
- Members of IOSH may also benefit from Workplace Shadowing Schemes where learners are given their first taste of hands-on experience in health and safety.
- As the world’s biggest professional health and safety body, IOSH can network SHE Professionals from diverse employment sectors and educational backgrounds with some of the most prestigious and high profile companies worldwide.