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Reflective Learning
An essential tool for the self-development of health and safety practitioners

ISBN 9780415715515
Published September 5, 2014 by Routledge
124 Pages

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Book Description

Reflective Learning is the essential reference for health and safety practitioners wanting to develop their professional skills and practice. Whether you are a new practitioner looking to expand your knowledge or an experienced professional seeking to build on existing skills, this book is indispensable.

Step by step, Reflective Learning guides you through the principles to help you to learn and improve your ability to reflect on your past experiences. The use of clear explanations, diagrams and practical tools throughout help you to improve your understanding and advance your professional development.

  • The only book on reflective learning to focus on health and safety
  • Written by experts in the field of health and safety
  • A cost effective way of learning and developing for health and safety practitioners

Table of Contents

Purpose & Value of this Book  Introduction  What is Reflective Learning?  Different Types of Learning for the HSE Practitioner  Importance of Reflective Learning for HSE Practitioners  Methods of Reflective Learning  Discussion & Conclusions

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Teresa Budworth is a Chartered Safety and Health Practitioner, Chartered Fellow of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) and a Chartered Director. During a 35 year career in health and safety, she has specialised in safety consultancy. Her work on competence, education and training culminated in her appointment as Chief Executive of NEBOSH; the National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health, in 2006.

Eng. Waddah Shihab Ghanem Al Hashemi is the Chief EHSQ Compliance Officer and Director, EHSQ Compliance for the ENOC Group in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. He is the Chairman of various Committees within the Organization, including the Wellness and Social Activities Program which serves over 6000 employees. He is also the Vice-Chairman of the Dubai Centre for Carbon Excellence PJSC "Dubai Carbon". He is a Fellow of the Energy Institute and an Associate Fellow of the IChemE in the UK.


'If you are feeling somewhat uninspired or updating your development plan is in need of a revamp, then Reflective Learning might be just the tonic you need to get re-energised. [...] In order to link your CPD to useful outcomes, you need to be asking yourself, 'What did I get out of this?' Well, on reflection, this book will certainly aid my reflective practice and has provided me with some interesting new ideas.' - Simon Toseland, 'Book review: Reflective Learning', SHP, Dec 2014