Code of Ethics

Code of Ethics for OSH Qualifications Board UK

Commitment to Excellence:

We are committed to maintaining the highest standards of excellence in the development, delivery, and assessment of Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) qualifications. Our aim is to contribute significantly to the advancement of OSH education and practices.

Integrity and Transparency:

Integrity is at the core of our operations. We conduct our activities with honesty, transparency, and fairness. All decisions, processes, and communications are undertaken with the utmost integrity to uphold the trust of our stakeholders.

Compliance with Regulatory Standards:

We strictly adhere to all relevant regulatory standards and requirements. Our qualifications are designed and assessed in accordance with established regulations, ensuring their recognition and value within the industry.

Fair and Impartial Assessment:

Our assessment processes are fair, impartial and free from bias. We ensure that all candidates are evaluated based on merit and in accordance with clearly defined criteria, promoting equal opportunities for all.

Continuous Improvement:

We are committed to continuous improvement in our qualifications, assessment methods, and operational processes. Regular reviews and updates are conducted to stay abreast of industry advancements and evolving best practices.

Protection of Confidential Information:

Confidential information related to candidates, assessment materials, and organizational matters is safeguarded. Access is restricted to authorized personnel, and information is disclosed only as required by law or regulatory authorities.

Non-Discrimination and Equal Opportunity:

We are dedicated to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment. Discrimination based on race, gender, ethnicity, religion, or any other characteristic is strictly prohibited. Equal opportunities are provided to all individuals.

Timely and Transparent Communication:

We are committed to timely and transparent communication with our stakeholders, including candidates, educational institutions, and regulatory bodies. Clear and accurate information is provided to ensure understanding and trust.

Collaboration and Stakeholder Engagement:

Collaboration with educational institutions, training providers, employers, and other stakeholders is actively encouraged. We value their input and insights to enhance the relevance and effectiveness of our qualifications.

Ethical Marketing and Promotion:

Our marketing and promotional activities adhere to ethical standards. We provide accurate and clear information about our qualifications, avoiding any form of misleading or deceptive practices.

Environmental Responsibility:

We recognize the impact of our activities on the environment. Efforts are made to minimize our ecological footprint, promote sustainability, and contribute to environmentally responsible practices.

Accountability and Compliance Monitoring:

We hold ourselves accountable for our actions. Compliance with this Code of Ethics is monitored, and any violations are addressed promptly. Disciplinary measures may be taken, including revocation of qualifications or recognition.

By adhering to this Code of Ethics, the OSH Qualifications Board UK reinforces its commitment to the highest ethical standards and the continual enhancement of occupational safety and health education. This Code of Ethics provides a framework for ethical conduct, accountability, and continuous improvement within the OSH Qualifications Board UK. It sets the foundation for maintaining the trust and integrity of the organization and its qualifications.