Industrial Health and Safety Engineer

Industrial Health and Safety Engineer

Industrial Health and Safety Engineers combine their knowledge of engineering and health and safety to plan and implement procedures and systems that protect people and infrastructure.

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Average Salary

£34,000 - £49,000

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What does this role involve?

Typical duties include:

  • Developing and implementing safety procedures
  • Risk assessment
  • Investigating accidents
  • Training employees
  • Ensuring health and safety regulations are being followed


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


  • STEM subjects at GCSE grades A*-C
  • A-Levels in relevant subjects
  • Engineering or relevant Bachelor’s degree
  • Level 4 NVQ or equivalent T Level in Engineering or related subject
  • Level 6 Diploma or equivalent Degree Apprenticeship in Engineering or related subject
  • Relevant engineering-specific health and safety qualifications

Example Qualifications

  • Level 6 Award
  • Level 6 Certificate
  • Level 6 Diploma
  • Degree Apprenticeship
  • Level 4 NVQ

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