CAREER OPPORTUNITIES IN WORK SECURITY AND HEALTH DOMAIN
Irimie S., Moraru R., Boatcǎ M.–E.
Occupational safety and health becomes a more and more important component of the organization for it ensures continuous positive growth and improvement of productivity, and general efficiency. In order to implement an efficient management system, the C.E.O. must pay special attention to this domain in order to avoid important risks and undesired events with tragic consequences. Thus, every organization needs properly trained staff, in order to accomplish all the purposes in this field. Therefore, the paper aims to do an analysis of the possibilities to develop a career in work safety and security, based on competences, in order to establish the real importance and attention paid to this activity area.
Keywords: work security and health, career, competences, professional training provider, profession
One of the most important components of an organizational management system is work security and health. Therefore, it is necessary to pay special attention to all the aspects related to this activity field. National and Community legislation require that occupational health and security activities may be done by competent persons. From this point of view, analyzing professional evolution perspectives situation in this activity field proves to be relevant for good management of situations referring to work security and health.
National legislation regulates in detail the issue of adult professional training, inclusively in work health and safety domain, from Classification of Occupations in Romania (COR) to OS&H regulations. Thus, the legal framework ensures proper professional training in order to create professionals for occupational security and health .
Existence of occupational standards for the following occupations: Security and health management system auditor, Safety and health coordinator, Risk assessor and auditor in occupational safety and health, Safety inspector, Inspector in health and safety at work, Manager of occupational security and health management system and Specialist in work health and safety ensures the description of the necessary competences for each of them. Some competences, called key competences, are common to all occupations and others are specific to each occupation separately – general and specific skills .
Comparing the situation in the two regions can be observed that there are counties in which focus a considerable number of training providers (Timiş and Hunedoara for Western Region and Sibiu for Central Region). In both regions the emphasis is set on specialization courses and less on the initiation and perfecting ones. In Center, all vocational training suppliers are limited liability companies, while in West there are NGOs and a vocational training center without legal responsibility, although limited liability companies prevail. Most courses offer, in both regions, vocational training for: safety inspector, inspector in health and safety at work and specialist in work health and safety.
As a general conclusion, Romania takes special attention to professional training for occupational security and health. In particular, Western region developed more than Central one in this respect.
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. Occupational standard for Security and health management system auditor
. Occupational standard for Safety and health coordinator
. Occupational standard for Risk assessor and auditor in occupational safety and health
. Occupational standard for Safety inspector
. Occupational standard for Inspector in health and safety at work
. Occupational standard for Manager of occupational security and health management system
. Occupational standard for Specialist in work health and safety
MOŻLIWOŚCI ROZWOJU ZAWODOWEGO W OBSZARZE BEZPIECZEŃSTWA PRACY I OCHRONY ZDROWIA
Bezpieczeństwo i higiena pracy staje się coraz bardziej istotnym elementem organizacji, gdyż zapewnia stały, dodatni wzrost i poprawę wydajności i ogólnej sprawności. W celu wdrożenia skutecznego systemu zarządzania, prezes musi zwrócić szczególną uwagę w tym obszarze, w celu uniknięcia istotnych zagrożeń i niepożądanych zdarzeń z tragicznymi konsekwencjami. Tak więc, każda organizacja potrzebuje odpowiednio wyszkolonego personelu, aby osiągnąć wszystkie cele w tej dziedzinie. W związku z tym, że celem artykułu jest analiza możliwości rozwoju zawodowego w dziedzinie bezpieczeństwa pracy i ochrony, w oparciu o kompetencje, której celem jest ustalenie rzeczywistego znaczenia i uwagi poświęconej temu obszarowi działalności.
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