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Health and Safety Officers

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.

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About this Career

£30,793

Average salary

New workers start around £15,920.86. Normal pay is £30,793 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £43,845.35.

15

Annual Openings

Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons in Cornwall, and do<br /> not distinguish between full and part-time jobs.

Daily Tasks

  • Gives talks and distributes information on accident prevention, and keeps up to date with the relevant legislation.
  • Counsels individuals on any personal or domestic problems affecting their work.
  • Maintains contact with those off work due to illness.
  • Compiles statistics on accidents and injuries, analyses their causes and makes recommendations to management accordingly.
  • Instructs workers in the proper use of protective clothing and safety devices and conducts routine tests on that equipment.
  • Helps to develop effective health and safety policies and procedures and carries out risk assessments.
  • Inspects workplace areas to ensure compliance with health and safety legislation.

Skills Employers Are Looking For

The number of unique job postings in your area that have listed this skill in the last year.

Skills

Job postings

Reading Comprehension
75
Active Listening
73
Monitoring
73
Speaking
71
Writing
69
Active Learning
69
Critical Thinking
68
Mathematics
66
Learning Strategies
64
Science
63

Our colleges

Truro College
College Road
Truro
Cornwall
TR1 3XX

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