Top 10 Interview Questions & Answers for Safety Officer

What Is Safety?

It is a state which gives you independence from threat, risk, accident which may cause injury, damage and loss to material or property damage and even death. Safety is defined as freedom from those conditions that can cause injury to persons including death or damage to property or environment.

Define the terms risk and safety?
Safety is definite as a state that is free from hazards while risk is the realization of a potential loss or injury.

How would you define safety and its relevance to real time situations?
Safety is a condition which provides you freedom from risk. While most people say safety, and think “people”, it is not just about people. It is also about buildings and assets. Real time situations that may warrant safety include physical hazards such as fire, natural calamities, intended harm and emergencies.

What is work at height? 

Any effort above 2 meters from the ground is caused work at height.

What is LEL?

The minimum concentration of vapor, gasses, and dust in air below which propagation of flame does not occur on contact with a source of ignition is called LEL.

What is JSA?

The procedure of analyzing job for the specific purpose of finding the hazards and developing.

What is your biggest weakness?
I would say paying extra attention to details might be my weakness. I am highly cautious and do not sit back until I have thoroughly understood and figured out strategies to carry out things which sometimes over problems me but in a way, helps me perform improved as a security officer.

What is more important in a safety officer’s role?
One without the other is not potent enough for many situations so I would consider both very important. Training is a prerequisite and experience is coming with time. They cannot be compared or used interchangeably.

What Is Emergency Planning?

Emergency planning can have defined as a control measures. It can control the accidents safe guard people and provide information to media.

Tips for manuals handling?

  • Plan
  • Clear the path
  • Move in close to the load
  • Secure your grip
  • Hold your head upright
  • Maintain normal curves of the spine
  • Power the lift with legs and body weight
  • Don’t twist

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