OFO No: 226302
Other names for SHE&Q Practitioner:
Occupational Safety Advisor
Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Advisor / Coordinator / Officer / Professional
Occupational Safety Practitioner / Officer
Radiation Protection Expert
Health and Safety Officer / Coordinator / Professional
Injury Prevention Consultant
Road Safety Coordinator
Chief Safety Officer Mining
Occupational Health and Safety Advisor
Risk and Safety Manager
What is a SHE&Q Practitioner?
SHE&Q Practitioners make sure their factory or manufacturing plant adheres to the legal requirements of health and safety.
What does a SHE&Q Practitioner do?
- makes sure site is following safety standards by monitory ‘permit-to-work’ systems
- co-ordinates training plans
- updates employees and staff
- ensures all she (safety, health & environmental) related tasks and conditions follow regulations
- monitors noise, lighting, exposure to hazardous substances etc
Are you . . . ?
- interested in safety?
- a problem solver?
- a team player?
How do I become a SHE&Q Practitioner?
SHE&Q Practitioners work in a lot of different sectors and because of this, different qualifications will be required.
A lot of sectors set their own training.
According the SETA CHIETA these are the possible qualification you could consider:
- Diploma or Degree in Safety Management
- Certificate / Diploma or Degree in Occupational Health, Safety and Environment
- Learnership – National Certificate: Occupational Health, Safety and Environment
- In the mining sector you will need to complete a series of learnerships in:
- Occupational Safety, Hygiene and Environmental (Mining and Minerals) 2, 3 and 4
Is becoming a SHE&Q Practitioner the right career choice for me?