Health and safety powers

Work in the field of occupational health and safety is carried out by people who have appropriate training and authorizations for this purpose. People who work in the profession of an inspector or a health and safety specialist for this purpose, they must undergo studies, studies or course, as well as gain experience in the position of work. Currently, education can be obtained in many institutions, which is why the choice of companies in the field of occupational health and safety is also quite large.

Necessary requirements for work in positions related to health and safety:

  • inspector - the profession of a health and safety technician
  • senior inspector - the profession of a technician and at least 3 years of work experience, higher education or postgraduate studies
  • specialist - higher education in the field or postgraduate studies, at least 1 year of internship in the service of occupational health and safety
  • senior specialist - at least higher education in the field or postgraduate studies, at least 3 years of practice in the profession
  • main specialist - higher education in a given field of study or specialization, postgraduate studies and at least 5 years of internship in the profession

Currently, there is no need to employ people responsible for the health and safety at work in the company. For this purpose, external outsourcing services provided by competent companies can be used.

When choosing a company of this type, which is to provide OHS services, it is worth paying attention to whether its employees have the appropriate permissions. It is also worth paying attention to experience and references when selecting it.

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