3567- HEALTH AND SAFETY OFFICERS
HEALTH AND SAFETY OFFICERS
Fire protection engineer (professional),Health and safety officer,Occupational hygienist,Safety consultant,Safety officer
Health and safety officers counsel employees to ensure and promote health and safety in the workplace and co-ordinate accident prevention and health and safety measures within an establishment or organisation.
Entrants usually possess an NVQ/SVQ at Level 3 in Occupational Health and Safety Practice. Higher level accredited qualifications (at Levels 4 to 6) are achievable via the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health.
Refer The S/NVQ framework for more details
The simplified NS-SEC analytic class for this code is 2
The simplified NS-SEC operational category for this code is 4.1
Refer The National Statistics Socio-economic Classification for more details
- inspects workplace areas to ensure compliance with health and safety legislation;
- helps to develop effective health and safety policies and procedures and carries out risk assessments;
- instructs workers in the proper use of protective clothing and safety devices and conducts routine tests on that equipment;
- compiles statistics on accidents and injuries, analyses their causes and makes recommendations to management accordingly;
- maintains contact with those off work due to illness;
- counsels individuals on any personal or domestic problems affecting their work;
- gives talks and distributes information on accident prevention, and keeps up to date with the relevant legislation.
- Occupational Health and Safety Technicians
- Agricultural Inspectors
- First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators
- Transportation Inspectors
- Aviation Inspectors
- Transportation Vehicle, Equipment and Systems Inspectors, Except Aviation
- Freight and Cargo Inspectors