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United Kingdom

Chartered Safety and Health Practitioner (United Kingdom)

  • Generic name of profession

    Health and Safety Officer
  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    Chartered Safety and Health Practitioner
    United Kingdom
    All regions
  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

    EU Law :
    National legislation:
    Royal Charter granted in 2003 - Chartered Company registration number RC 000781
    Useful link:


    Type of regulation :
    Protected title (without reserves of activities)


    Recognition under:
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    Additional information :
    Recognition under Directive 2005/36/EC:
    General system of recognition - primary application
    Qualification level:
    PS3 - Diploma of post-secondary level (3-4 years) , Art. 11 d
    Prior check of qualifications for a temporary and/or occasional provision of services:
  • Activities

    Description of activities:
    Health and safety professionals work across a diverse range of industrial, commercial and public sector organisations, providing advice, guidance and management of health, safety, wellbeing and sustainability issues. For example, compliance with health and safety legislation, risk assessments, DSE assessments, working at height, manual handling, route cause analysis, audit, control, training, ergonomics, environmental matters, behavioral safety, wellbeing at work, rehabilitation, sustainable business strategy
    N/a (EN)
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