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Dear all,
I want to know about the qualification need for becaome a safety officer. At persent i am working as a Security Safety and Health Supervisor .I have eight years experince of the same.Is there is any corrospondence examination about this.Please help me.
29th April 2011 From India, Mumbai
DEAR UDAY,

YOU CAN SELECT ANY OF THE FOLLOWING

IOSH MANAGING SAFELY COURSE IT MAY COST AROUND 10000 TO 20000 INR IT WILL DEPEND UP ON THE MODE OF STUDY .IT IS AVAILABLE ONLINE ,DIRECT CLASS AND DISTANCE MODE .This certification is based on mainly UK regulations

ANOTHER ON IS NEBOSH IGC OR DIPLOMA .NEBOSH IGC MAY COST AROUND 40000 TO 55000 INR IT IS AVAILABLE IN ONLINE, DISTANCE AND CLASSROOM MODE .NEBOSH DIPLOMA IS COSTLY AND VERY DIFFICULT IT COST ABOVE ONE LAKH.NEBOSH IS BASED ON UK AND INTERNATIONAL STANDARDS .BETTER IS TO DO NEBOSH IGC . MOST OF THE REPUTED ORGANISATIONS ARE ASKING FOR INTERNATIONAL CERTIFICATION FROM NEBOSH.

ANOTHER IS OSHA 30 HOUR OR 10 HOUR CERTIFICATION .THIS IS A SHORT TIME COURSE AND COST 5000 FOR 10 HOUR AND AROUND 12000 INR FOR 30 HOUR TRAINING .THIS COURSE IS DEPENP ON USA STANDARDS FORMULATED BY OSHA

DIPLOMA ,PG DIPLOMA ,BSC FIRE AND SAFETY AND MBA IN SAFETY MANAGEMENT ARE AVAILABLE FROM UNIVERSITIES LIKE MANIPAL ,ANNAMALAI,COCHIN CHATTISGARH ETC....

following are some web site address of safety training institutes



NIFE-Institute of Diploma in Fire and safety Kerala Cohin, Dental Technology, Lift Technology, Cochin, Kerala, India

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Authorised Nebosh, IOSH & OSHA (Safety Engineering) training institute for India, UK, UAE & Singapore

NEBOSH IGC - IOSH MANAGING SAFELY -OSHA-NEBOSH INTERNATIONAL DIPLOMA-COURSES IN CHENNAI-COCHIN-TRICHY-KERALA-KOCHI-BANGALORE-INDIA

Iosh Managing Safety Course, Working Safely, Medic First Aid, Nebosh Training
29th April 2011 From India, Thrissur
Dear Mr. Uday

Qualification required for a safety officer in India is described under each state factories rules... Following is from Punjab Factories Rules... What Mr.hseofficerjsk advised is an added advantage... Only useful in India if you having the basic qualifications...

(2) Qualifications -

(a) A person shall not be eligible for appointment as a Safety Officer, unless he-

(i) possesses a degree of a recognised university or institution in any branch of Engineering or Technology and has practical experience of working in a factory in a supervisory capacity for a period of not less than two years or possesses a degree in Physics or Chemistry from a recognised university or institution and has practical experience of working in a factory in a
supervisory capacity for a period of not less than five years, or possesses a recognised diploma in any branch of engineering or technology and has practical experience of working in a factory in a supervisory capacity for a period of not less than five years;

(ii) possesses a degree or diploma in industrial safety recognised by the State Government in this behalf; and

(iii) has adequate knowledge of language spoken by majority of the workers in the region in which the factory where he is to be appointed, is situated;

(b) Notwithstanding anything contained in clause (a), any person who-

(i) possesses a degree or diploma in Engineering or Technology of a recognised university or institution and has experience of not less than five years in a department of the Central Government or State Government which deals with the administration of the Factory Act, 1948 or the Indian Dock Labourers Act, 1934, or

(ii) possesses a degree or diploma in Engineering or Technology of a recognised university or institution and has experience of not less than five years of full time of training, education, consultancy, or research in the field of accident prevention in an industry or in any institution, shall also be eligible for appointment as a Safety Officer.

Provided that the Chief Inspector may, subject to such conditions as he may specify, grant exemption from the requirements of this sub-rule, if in his opinion a suitable person possessing the necessary qualifications and experience is not available for appointment;

Provided further that in the case of a person who has been working as a Safety Officer in a factory for a period of not less than three years on the date of commencement of these rules, the Chief Inspector may, subject to conditions as he may specify, relax all or any of the above said qualifications.
2nd May 2011 From India
Dear Mr. Uday

Qualification required for a safety officer in India is described under each state factories rules... Following is from Punjab Factories Rules... What Mr.hseofficerjsk advised is an added advantage... Only useful in India if you having the basic qualifications...

(2) Qualifications -

(a) A person shall not be eligible for appointment as a Safety Officer, unless he-

(i) possesses a degree of a recognised university or institution in any branch of Engineering or Technology and has practical experience of working in a factory in a supervisory capacity for a period of not less than two years or possesses a degree in Physics or Chemistry from a recognised university or institution and has practical experience of working in a factory in a

supervisory capacity for a period of not less than five years, or possesses a recognised diploma in any branch of engineering or technology and has practical experience of working in a factory in a supervisory capacity for a period of not less than five years;

(ii) possesses a degree or diploma in industrial safety recognised by the State Government in this behalf; and

(iii) has adequate knowledge of language spoken by majority of the workers in the region in which the factory where he is to be appointed, is situated;

(b) Notwithstanding anything contained in clause (a), any person who-

(i) possesses a degree or diploma in Engineering or Technology of a recognised university or institution and has experience of not less than five years in a department of the Central Government or State Government which deals with the administration of the Factory Act, 1948 or the Indian Dock Labourers Act, 1934, or

(ii) possesses a degree or diploma in Engineering or Technology of a recognised university or institution and has experience of not less than five years of full time of training, education, consultancy, or research in the field of accident prevention in an industry or in any institution, shall also be eligible for appointment as a Safety Officer.

Provided that the Chief Inspector may, subject to such conditions as he may specify, grant exemption from the requirements of this sub-rule, if in his opinion a suitable person possessing the necessary qualifications and experience is not available for appointment;

Provided further that in the case of a person who has been working as a Safety Officer in a factory for a period of not less than three years on the date of commencement of these rules, the Chief Inspector may, subject to conditions as he may specify, relax all or any of the above said qualifications.
2nd May 2011 From India
Dear Team, is there any course is available in India like MBA in safety management or Phd in industrial safety.plz guide me
2nd May 2017 From South Africa
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