Health and Safety Advisor

Health and Safety Advisors provide advice and guidance to the Company to help prevent accidents, injuries and health issues in the workplace and promote safe working practices on and offshore.

  • Typical Day/Duties
  • How this role fits in with the rest of the industry
  • Basic entry requirements include (necessary)
  • Employers might also look for (desirable)
  • Typical starting salary may be in the region of
  • Typical Salary Once Experienced
  • Career Development
  • Develops Health and Safety policies and procedures
  • Makes regular inspections of the workplace, site or plant and conducts risk assessments
  • Provides support and advice regarding health and safety considerations
  • Provides advice to staff regarding protective clothing
  • Provides advice on the measures a company can take to improve the safety of their environment
  • Investigates incidents or accidents and makes recommendations/writes reports
  • Trains staff to ensure that they are fully competent regarding health and safety issues
  • Ensure the Company is able to respond effectively to emergency situations
  • Liaises with the Health and Safety Executive and other governing bodies

The role of the Health and Safety Advisor is critical to the industry as it provides essential knowledge, advice and support by promoting continuous improvement and safe working practices onshore and offshore.  May be required to make offshore or site visits.

  • National Examinations Board in Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH) National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety (or other recognised health and safety qualification)
  • Degree or Diploma in a related subject

£23,000 - £30,000

£35,000 upwards

e.g. Senior Advisor, Health and Safety Manager, Consultancy