Health and Safety Assessor

Health and Safety Assessor

Health and safety is about preventing accidents in workplaces and public environments. Health and Safety Assessors carry out assessments to ensure workplaces are safe and complying with legislation and regulations. If you like investigating, reporting and keeping people safe, then a career in Health and Safety could be for you.

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Average Salary

£25,000 - £37,000

Work Location


What does this role involve?

Typical duties include:

  • Conducting risk assessments
  • Evaluating compliance with regulations and standards
  • Developing risk management strategies
  • Providing training and guidance


  • Analytical thinking
  • Attention to detail
  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Safety awareness


  • GCSE grades A*-C
  • A-Levels
  • Certificate of Higher Education
  • Level 4 NVQ / Diploma or equivalent T Level in Health and Safety or related subject
  • Level 4 Higher Apprenticeship in Health and Safety or related subject
  • Other relevant health and safety qualifications

Example Qualifications

  • Higher National Certificate
  • Level 4 Award
  • Level 4 Certificate
  • Level 4 Diploma
  • Level 4 NVQ
  • Level 4 Higher Apprenticeship


  • East Anglia: £28,832
  • East Midlands: £26,741
  • London: £37,308
  • North East: £25,228
  • North West: £26,728
  • Scotland: £28,605
  • South East: £29,423
  • South West: £27,016
  • Wales: £27,237
  • West Midlands: £27,153
  • Yorkshire The Humber £25,984

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