Health and safety powers
To perform work in the field of occupational health and safety, it is necessary to have appropriate qualifications, which are acquired on the basis of education in this field - a course, studies, including postgraduate studies, studies, and then an internship as part of full-time work, i.e. a contract is required about a job.
At least secondary education and the title of occupational health and safety technician are required, but those who completed their education in college have the greatest prospects. The career path of an occupational health and safety worker begins with an inspector, then a senior inspector, specialist, senior specialist and chief specialist.
- an inspector is a person who has the profession of a health and safety technician
- a senior inspector is a person who has the profession of a technician and has at least 3 years of work experience or has higher education in the field or postgraduate studies
- a specialist is a person who has higher education or postgraduate studies, as well as at least 1 year of internship in the health and safety service
- a senior specialist is a person who has at least higher education or postgraduate studies and at least 3 years of practice in the profession
- the main specialist is a person who has higher education in a given field of study or specialization, postgraduate studies and at least 5 years of experience in the profession
Currently, obtaining the qualifications is not complicated. There are many schools offering comprehensive classes for those who would like to start working in the profession.