Vocational or University Qualified
Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Advisors work every day to keep people safe in their workplace and are in charge of organising the health and safety systems. To ensure safe and healthy working conditions, OHS Advisers identify hazards and then find ways to reduce the chance of something bad happening.
OHS Advisers establish, administer, and evaluate risk management policies and programs, train personnel in OHS procedures, monitor and audit the workplace, and record and investigate accidents.
OHS Advisers are caring and empathetic and have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
“I’m really proud of the collaboration we have here at Bell Bay… We do everything we can to improve safety every day.” – Kristy, Bell Bay Aluminium
Tasks for this role
Controls hazards and risks in the workplace.
Develops, implements and monitors programmes minimising workplace and environmental pollution involving chemical and physical hazards.
Promotes ergonomic principles within the workplace such as matching furniture, equipment and work activities to the needs of employees.
Inspects and audits workplaces, processes, plants, and chemical and physical hazards for legislative compliance.
Trains employees in personal protective equipment and safe working procedures.
Records and investigates injuries and equipment damage, and reports safety performance.
Coordinates the return of injured workers into the workplace.
- Very high skill level
- Practical, Analytical, Administrative and Helping
- Sedentary physical demand
- Bachelor’s degree in Work Health and Safety or other related disciplines (eg., nursing, social work etc), or Certification through Vocational Education and Training (VET) (eg., Diploma in Work Health and Safety or Advanced Diploma in Work Health and Safety).
- Tasmanian Mining Pathways Passport