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Health and Safety Officer

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Health and safety officers ensure that the organisation they work for follows health and safety regulations to provide a safe work place. They aim to prevent injuries, accidents and health problems.

They are also known as safety officers or health and safety advisers.

The Work

You could be:

Pay

The figures below are only a guide. Actual pay rates may vary, depending on:

Starting salaries for newly qualified safety officers are in the range of £25,000 to £34,000 a year. With experience this rises to between £30,000 and £60,000 a year. Jobs in some sectors such as the oil and gas industries are more highly paid.

Conditions

Workforce Employment Status

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Getting In

There are jobs in local government, construction, engineering, manufacturing and the food, chemical and oil and gas industries.

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2024
6431
1.6 %
RISE
2029
6533
  United Kingdom
2024
70216
3.1 %
RISE
2029
72422

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What Does it Take?

You should be:

You should have:

Training

Getting On

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Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

Health and Safety Executive (HSE)
Website: http://careers.hse.gov.uk
Twitter: @H_S_E
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hsejob

SHP4Jobs
Tel: 0207 921 8345
E-mail: info@shp4jobs.co.uk
Website: http://www.shp4jobs.co.uk
Twitter: @SHPOnline
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SHPMag

SHP 4 Jobs is the official point of contact for IOSH (Health and Safety) jobs

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