Health & Safety Advisor Jobs
How to Enter
To become a Health and Safety Advisor in New Zealand, it is recommended to achieve a Health and Safety diploma or certificate. Although several polytechnics, industry training organisations, private providers and WorksafeReps provide Health and Safety training, internationally recognised qualifications are available through the National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH).
A Health & Safety Advisor can expect to do some or all of the following job responsibilities:
- Developing Health and Safety policies and procedures,
- Updating emergency responses
- Identifying and reducing workplace hazards and risks
- Educating and training staff in workplace Health and Safety and risk reduction
- Ensuring health and safety procedures have been properly implemented
- Investigating incidents, injuries, and equipment damage
- Helping injured staff return to work
- Preparing reports on workplace Health and Safety performance
Health and Safety Advisors may choose to specialist in particular industries from Agriculture, Construction, Mining, Oil and Gas to Processing and Manufacturing. In addition, many advisors go on to move into managerial, teaching or research jobs later in their careers.
Entry: 45K – 65K per annum (NZD)
Experienced (5+ years): 65K – 140K per annum (NZD)
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