Job Definition

  • developing, implementing and reviewing programs and policies to minimize potential environmental and occupational risks to health and safety
  • preparing and implementing plans and strategies for the safe, economic and suitable disposal of commercial, industrial, medical and household wastes
  • implementing prevention programs and strategies for communicable diseases, food safety, waste water treatment and disposal systems, recreation and domestic water quality, contaminated and hazardous substances
  • identifying, reporting and documenting hazards, and assessing and controlling risks in the environment and workplace and advising on compliance with relevant law and regulations
  • developing, implementing and monitoring programs to minimize workplace and environmental pollution involving chemical, physical and biological hazards
  • advising methods to prevent, eliminate, control, or reduce the exposure of workers, students, the public and the environment to radiological and other hazards
  • promoting ergonomic principles within the workplace such as matching furniture, equipment and work activities to the needs of employees
  • providing education, information, training, and advice to persons at all levels on aspects of occupational hygiene and environmental health
  • recording and investigating injuries and equipment damage, and reporting safety performance
  • coordinating arrangements for the compensation, rehabilitation and return to work of injured workers

    Educational level

    • Unskilled