Life is full of risk and uncertainties. Taking safety measures has become an important and integral part of our daily life, be it at home, road or workplace.
Safety officers evaluate and monitor health and safety hazards and develop strategies to control risks in the workplace. They inspect construction sites to ensure compliance with workplace safety regulations and those for the handling and storage of hazardous substances. In smaller organizations, safety officers may also perform other tasks.
Note: Safety officers are also getting involved in worker health and environmental issues.
Growing number of accidents at the work place especially industrial sector led the Govt. to enact and implement various Acts and Rules for the safety of workers. As per the Safety Act, it is compulsory for every industrial establishment to recruit a Safety Officer. This has made safety management a leading career option both in India and abroad.
Safety management /Industrial safety is a branch of management which deals with the study of prevention of any accident or hazard, related to the health of the employees or equipment’s, chemicals or machinery used in an industry They are solely responsible for the implementation, and ensuring that all safety regulations are followed.
The salary range listed here is based on national averages and includes all experience levels, from first-year apprentices through to highly experienced journeypersons.
Salary can vary depending on the contract, company, location and collective agreements (if applicable), as well as local and national economic conditions.