Pay drops for safety managers as pressure to do more increases

Reported by Haydee | 13 Feb, 2014

A recent safesearch survey on safety managers revealed that some of them have experienced significant drops in remuneration. The survey was conducted to more than 1000 WHS and health safety and environment individuals at 130 predominantly ASX 200 companies. Salaries of WHS Managers in Western Australia dropped by 20.8 percent from $227,073 last year, to …

National survey: Formal qualifications now a must for OHS inspector job

Reported by Haydee | 14 Feb, 2013

Formal qualifications have become a must to get an OHS inspector job. This is according to the latest survey conducted by safesearch. The annual HSE remuneration survey involving 1000 industry professionals revealed that more than 53% of those in entry-level safety positions now hold a minimum of an undergraduate degree compared to last year’s 6% …

Universities unable to keep up with the high demand for occupational safety professionals, survey says

Reported by Haydee | 24 Feb, 2012

Universities failed to keep up with the increasing demand for workplace safety professionals, a survey released Tuesday revealed. According to the survey conducted by SafeSearch, the “pipeline of qualified professionals graduating from universities are diminishing,” as corporate Australia struggles to meet demand for work safety. The survey showed majority of respondents emphasized the importance of …