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In large organizations, the safety officers are one among the important employee

Larger industries like engineering, mining, construction hire safety officers in order to minimize the rate of accidents at work environment.

The main reason for hiring safety officers is to evict financial implications which cause due to injuries and accidents at workplace

Another reason is to minimize and avoid things which could spoil the reputation if in case an accident occurs frequently in the workplace or sometime if they could found to be negligent if there occurs a serious accident.

Roles of the safety officer

The role of the safety officer is to look after the safety of people at the workplace, there are a lot of things to describe the role of the safety officer. Practically there are many responsibilities to be done by safety officers at the workplace. The various activities vary according to the nature of the business. 

Their few activities include:

  • Creating, revising safety plan
  • Sketching safety management plan
  • Keep them updated in health and safety rules and legislation.
  • Finding out, evaluating, and reducing potential risk at work environment.
  • Creating awareness and education co-workers on health and safety.

Place of work of safety officer

As the role of the safety officer is needed in every industry, he or she should have to work in different places. i.e. inside the organization as well as outdoor sites.

The safety officer will be there in large size industry, high-risk operations industry, like mining, construction. In small size organizations, the role of the safety officer will be an extra posting to the HR manager


The qualifications may be different when comparing with one industry to another. It is better to make sure that you get the right course which is suitable for all industry to work in.

In the case of qualifications, the main necessity is that you require a significant formal qualification before you can be designated as a Safety Officer. In a few organizations, for example, the engineering field the job of Safety Officer comply with further regulations. This is the reason why it is essential to do your own research and pick your industry before you choose which course to learn. 

Reason to choose GWG for Safety Course in Kolkata:

Green World Group. GWG is the first and foremost health and safety institute to complete 850 NEBOSH IGC batches in India.

NEBOSH Course Training in Kolkata by GWG provides a perfect platform for the candidates to become HSE professional.

Over the past years, Green World Group has been successfully providing the most wanted and important course in health and safety like NEBOSH, IOSH, CPD approved the course, Rospa courses, HACPP food safety etc.

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