Health and Safety Manager

Health and Safety Manager

Health and safety is about preventing accidents in workplaces and public environments that could otherwise lead to injury, ill health or death. As the Health and Safety Manager, your role is to ensure the business is legally compliant with all health and safety legislation. You will work with and train all employees to manage, monitor and improve the health and safety standards in the workplace.

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Average Salary

£31,000 - £52,000

Work Location


What does this role involve?

Typical duties include:

  • Developing and implementing safety policies and procedures
  • Training employees on safety procedures
  • Developing and implementing emergency plans and procedures
  • Conducting risk assessments
  • Collaborating with other departments and stakeholders


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


  • GCSE grades A*-C
  • A-Levels
  • Health and Safety or relevant Foundation Degree
  • T Level in Health and Safety or related subject
  • Level 4 NVQ, equivalent Level 5 Diploma or equivalent Level 5 Higher Apprenticeship in Health and Safety or related subject
  • Other relevant health and safety qualifications

Example Qualifications

  • Higher National Diploma
  • Level 4 NVQ
  • Level 5 Award
  • Level 5 Certificate
  • Level 5 Diploma
  • Level 5 Higher Apprenticeship


  • East Anglia: £36,018
  • East Midlands: £35,815
  • London: £52,373
  • North East: £37,238
  • North West: £37,814
  • Scotland: £38,639
  • South East: £37,025
  • South West: £30,648
  • Wales: £40,575
  • West Midlands: £32,346
  • Yorkshire The Humber £35,625

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