Occupational Health and Safety Salary in Botswana

Occupational Health and Safety Salary in Botswana

What is Occupational Health and Safety ?

Occupational safety and health, also commonly referred to as occupational health and safety, occupational health, or occupational safety, is a multidisciplinary field concerned with the safety, health, and welfare of people at work. 

Occupational Health and Safety Salary in Botswana

A person working as a Health and Safety Officer in Botswana typically earns around 5,200 BWP per month. Salaries range from 2,390 BWP (lowest) to 8,270 BWP (highest).

Frequently Asked Questions

Is occupational health and safety a good career?

If you like helping others, this is a career path that will be very fulfilling for you. According to the Safety+Health magazine, 74.3% of the respondents found their Occupational Health and Safety job rewarding.

How much does a occupational health and safety representative earn?

An entry level safety representative (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of R235,494. On the other end, a senior level safety representative (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of R411,185.

Where can I study occupational health and safety in Botswana?

Boitekanelo College – The Core Of Healthcare Education

Diploma in Occupational Health & Safety.

How much does a health and safety officer earn per month?

Average R 28 085 per month.

What is the highest qualification in occupational health and safety?

The NEBOSH General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety (NGC) is the most trusted health and safety qualification in the world.

Is occupational health and safety in demand?

Is Occupational Health and Safety in Demand? Definitely! Every workplace needs people to ensure their staff’s health and safety. There will always be work for the people with some experience and who have the right attitude.

What job can I get with a Occupational Health and Safety certificate?

What are the career prospects like for an occupational health and safety worker?

  • Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Specialist.
  • Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Inspector.
  • Health and Safety Practitioner.
  • Occupational Health Practitioner/Nurse.
  • Industrial Hygienist.
  • Environmental Protection Officer.

What qualifications do you need to work in occupational health?

You will need to be a registered adult, child, learning disability or mental health nurse to apply for occupational health nursing posts. You may also choose to take an approved programme in Specialist Community Public Health Nursing – Occupational Health Nursing (SCPHN – OHN).

How long is the OHS course?

Each course is 12-months long. In this time, you learn practical skills you need to start your career. OHS courses we provide are: Coordinator Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety.

Where can I work after studying Occupational Health and Safety?

They work in Government departments and agencies, e.g. at ZESCO they work as SHEQ officers. They also work in mines, manufacturing industry, construction companies, hospitals, they also work in various companies in management, and they also do technical consulting services.

Do you need a degree for occupational health?

Entry requirements

To become an occupational therapist, you’ll need a degree in occupational therapy, which usually takes three years full time or up to six years part time. In postgraduate studies, it’s possible to gain a Masters degree in one to two years.

Which university offers OHS?

The University of South Africa (Unisa) offers many Health and Safety courses at different qualification levels. The following programmes in Health and Safety are offered at Unisa: Occupational Health and Safety Act, 1993 Short Course.