Occupational Health and Safety Specialist

Environmental Health and Safety Specialist

Minimum ? Graduate in any disciple and Advance Diploma in Industrial Safety

Minimum experience of 0 ? 4 years in related field

The tasks an Occupational Health and Safety Specialist is expected to perform include:

Reviewing, evaluating and analysing work environment

Designing programmes and proceduresto control, eliminate and prevent disease by any biological agent

Mitigating the possibility of injury caused by chemical, physical or ergonomic factors

Conducting inspections and enforcing adherence to laws and regulations, governing the health and safety of individuals

Maintaining ventilation, lighting, etc. to conserve employee health, comfort and efficiency

Conducting trainings for employees related to occupational hazards and preventing accidents

Conducting evaluations of exposure to ionising and non-ionising radiation

Collecting samples of dust, gases, vapours and other potentially toxic materials for analysis

Reporting observations and analysing contaminants to control and prevent potential hazards

Preparing documents and testimony to be used in legal proceedings

Knowledge of industry safety regulations mandated by the government

Familiar with various sources or reasons of accidents that can happen in an industry

Skilled in conducting training on safety measures

Knowledge of inspection and survey techniques

Aware of personal protective equipment available in the market

Not applicable

Good communication skills

Good listener

Ability to work under pressure


Good analytic and problem solving skills

Team player

Good negotiation and convincing skills

Creative thinker

It is not a desk job

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is necessary

Part-time work and contractual jobs maybe available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Companies usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from company to company Shift system is not available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?No

This job is not considered hazardous or dangerous as per The Factories Act, 1948 (section 87)One may develop occupational hazards like stress on joints, injury to body by equipment, etc. if not taken care of

For freshers - INR 10,000 to INR 33,000 per monthFor candidates with experience - INR 42,000 to INR 75,000 per month(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Manufacturing Sector in IndiaAccording to a report by Mckinsey and Company, India?s manufacturing sector could touch US$ 1 trillion by 2025. There is potential for the sector to account for 25-30 per cent of the country?s GDP and create up to 90 million domestic jobs, by 2025.The Government of India has taken several initiatives to promote a healthy environment for the growth of manufacturing sector in the country. Some of the notable initiatives and developments are:The government has an ambitious plan to locally manufacture as many as 181 products India currently imports at a cost of at least US$ 18.1 billion. To give its ambitious ?Make In India? programme the much needed atmosphere to succeed, the government is expected to come up with a separate set of labour laws governing the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME) sector which forms the backbone of the manufacturing sectorAs the manufacturing sector grow, so will the opportunity in this sector like for Occupational Health and Safety Specialist.

Manufacturing plants across all sectors

Consulting firms

Public sector units

Cities and towns across India