NEBOSH have won the Queen’s Award for Enterprise 2014 for its “outstanding achievement” in international trade.

“Health and safety is an export that Britain should be proud of” said NEBOSH Chair, Sir Bill Callaghan. “It saves lives, prevents serious injuries and protects people’s health in workplaces throughout the world”.

“British educational standards have often been admired and followed in other countries” said NEBOSH Chief Executive, Teresa Budworth. “This is something we have sought to uphold through our vocational qualifications, which have a strong reputation and are seen as a thorough test of health, safety and environmental knowledge and its practical application.