health and safety engineer

Description

Health and safety engineers design objects and programs by combining engineering principles and health and safety requirements. They envision the protection and well-being of the people using designed objects or performing work under designed health and safety programs. They assess facilities and the risks that they might pose (e.g. contaminant materials, ergonomics, handling of dangerous substances, etc.) in order to design and improve health and safety measures.

Alternative label

  • health and safety expert

  • occupational health and safety engineer

  • industrial health and safety engineer

  • safety case expert

  • safety case lead author

  • health and safety engineering consultant

  • health engineer

  • safety engineer

  • environmental health and safety engineer

  • health and safety engineering specialist

  • health and safety engineering expert

  • health and safety engineering adviser

  • health and safety consultant engineer

  • health and safety specialist

Regulatory aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database: http://ec.europa.eu/growth/single-market/services/free-movement-professionals/qualifications-recognition_en

Hierarchy

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Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge

Status

released

Concept URI

http://data.europa.eu/esco/occupation/a1273779-d2d4-4708-a406-62f7cdd26aab