Glossary

Health and Safety Advisors or Safety Consultant

  1. physicians – health, chronic illnesses
  2. safety engineers and technicians – health and safety in the workplace the provision of advice relating to hazards from dangerous substances, equipment for personal protection, and other elements of a safe workplace. They need a special training.
  3. chemical and process engineers – focus on plant safety to ensure safe production processes, fire and explosion prevention. Some of these engineers are registered, as required by law.
  4. environmental engineers – to ensure environmental safety such as the prevention of air and water pollution.

Authorities are also a critical part of the health and safety context because of the role they play in, flow and exchange of information.

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