Occupation Profile – Occupational Health and Safety Adviser – (ANZSCO 251312) – Skilled / Employer-Sponsored Migration

ANZSCO Code251312
Occupations in this Group251311 Environmental Health Officer
251312 Occupational Health and Safety Adviser
DescriptionDevelops, implements and evaluates risk management policies and programs, trains employees in occupational health and safety procedures, monitors and audits the workplace, and records and investigates incidents to ensure safe and healthy working conditions.
Skill Level1
Alternative TitlesOccupational Health and Safety Coordinator
Occupational Health and Safety Officer
SpecialisationsOccupational Hygienist
Workplace Rehabilitation Officer
Occupation ListShort-term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL)
Combined list of eligible skilled occupations for subclasses 457 and 186
Tasks-developing, implementing and reviewing environmental health management plans and occupational health and safety plans
-preparing and implementing plans and strategies for the safe, economic and suitable disposal of commercial, industrial, medical and household wastes
-advising on and enforcing legislation, 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, and minimising air, sea, water and noise pollution to improve health outcomes
-identifying hazards, and assessing and controlling risks in the workplace
-developing, implementing and monitoring programs minimising workplace and environmental pollution involving chemical and physical hazards
-promoting ergonomic principles within the workplace such as matching furniture, equipment and work activities to the needs of employees
-inspecting and auditing workplaces, processes, plant, and chemical and physical hazards for legislative compliance
-training employees in personal protective equipment and safe working procedures
-recording and investigating injuries and equipment damage, and reporting safety performance
-coordinating the return of injured workers into the workplace
Skills Assessment AuthorityVETASSESS
Related Occupations251311 Environmental Health Officer
State Sponsorship OptionsSkilled Nominated visa (subclass 190) Sponsorship
Skilled Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 489) Sponsorship
English RequirementsCompetent English (e.g. IELTS: at least 6 in each skill)