HSE Officer

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HSE officers, also known as health, safety, and environment officers and environment health and safety officers, monitor health and safety, assess risk, and design strategies to reduce potential hazards within an assigned workplace or geographic area. Private companies and government offices hire HSE officers to work full daytime weekday hours, both in office environments and out in the field. HSE officers manage and train other health and safety staff members and frequently travel to perform field investigations and respond to incident reports.
HSE Officer Duties and Responsibilities
HSE officers perform varied job duties based on the area they’re responsible for, but these core tasks are common in all environments:

Monitor Health and Safety
HSE officers monitor incidents of injury, illness, and other situations within an assigned geographic area.

Create Reports
HSE officers write reports detailing health and safety within their assigned research market.

Develop Strategies
HSE officers design strategies to reduce incidents of illness, environmental accidents, and other issues that may affect public safety.

Investigate
HSE officers go into the field to investigate environmental accidents and other public safety concerns within their market. They may also assign team members to investigate reported incidents.

Design Training Programs
HSE officers design training programs to provide safety awareness education.

Give Presentations
HSE officers give presentations about current safety hazards based on market research to educate others about avoiding health, safety, and environmental hazards.

Recruit Crew Members
HSE officers recruit and train new HSE crew members.

Perform Risk Assessments
HSE officers assess risks associated with tools and equipment, jobsites, and work environments within their assigned research market.
Send a copy of your resume for screening; Contact Jain; janine.castellon@nhs.net