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Hummingbird Bursary participants value Managing Health and Safety Risks course

Our Hummingbird Bursary participants were highly engaged with the IIRSM Managing Health and Safety Risks training course, achieving an amazing average score of 88.5%!

Successful applicants to the Hummingbird Bursary, IIRSM's new initiative to promote inclusivity in occupational safety and health, in partnership with L'Oréal, were recently selected to take part in the IIRSM Managing Health & Safety Risks - The Essentials course.

When asked how they would rate the level of content of the course, 90% said it was “excellent”, with all participants rating the trainer’s knowledge as “excellent” and every participant stating that the course fully met their expectations.

Feedback from participants included:

"I am happy to have been given the opportunity to participate in this course. There were many practical instances and situations which required rapid yet precise analysis.”
Butake Nyobome Kichey, HSE engineer at ACC

“Thank you IIRSM, for the opportunity to take this course. The course streamlined my health and safety skills to greater heights, on to the right trajectory.”
Alexander Ochelle, Health and Safety Specialist at Skylink Technologies Kenya

"I really enjoyed the course and have taken away lots of knowledge that I will be able to use in my current role. I particularly liked being able to listen to other people's experiences from all different industries. I learned a lot!”
Jaime Leah Good, Risk and Safety Support Officer

"I really want to thank IIRSM for this rare opportunity. The trainers are experienced and delivered each session awesomely. Thumbs up.”
Stephanie Oshingbade, Student, Manchester Metropolitan University, MSc. Occupational Safety Health and Environment

"Being a woman should not stop you to become HSE professional because we have been trained by a woman with great experience and knowledge in the field!”
Moumina Mohamed, HSE Advisor

The partnership has been supported by Malcolm Staves, Global Vice President Health and Safety, and Thiago Ramos, Global Health and Safety Manager, at L'Oreal, with participants selected by a panel of experts – Dee Arp, Steve Fowler, Karen McDonnell and Louise Hosking.

Thiago said: "We saw excellent professionals already making a difference in health and safety. We hope that the bursary will support them in developing occupational health and safety, as well as promoting inclusion. We would also like to thank our judging panel partners, RoSPA, NEBOSH and OneWish.”

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