OSH professionals’ influence at board level has risen, helping organisations to meet a range of global challenges. But professionals must maintain the right skills to engage other parts of the business.
We are in unprecedented times. We are navigating unchartered waters. As OSH professionals, our skills and ability to make dynamic risk assessment, to help businesses make informed risk-based choices and protect people have never been more critical.
After completing her first degree at Cardiff Metropolitan University, Chloe switched her studies to an MSc in occupational health, safety and wellbeing. Although she was in the final stages of completing her dissertation, in 2018 Chloe managed to secure a 10-week internship at Rolls-Royce, which has since been extended to a graduate role. She is also part of IOSH’s Future Leaders Programme and attended IOSH’s first Future Leaders Conference in 2019.
A new competency framework to guide the development of occupational safety and health professionals and meet the needs of employers for a broader set of competencies, has been launched by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH).