OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH TRAINING CENTRE

Schedule 1

ELIGIBILITY TO BE REGISTERED AS SAFETY AUDITOR

  1. Subject to paragraph 3, the person shall -
    1. be a registered safety officer under the Factories and Industrial Undertakings (Safety Officers and Safety Supervisors) Regulations, Chapter 59;
    2. have not less than 3 years' full-time experience, in the 5 years period immediately preceding the application for registration, in a managerial post responsible for industrial safety and health matters in respect of an industrial undertaking;
    3. subject to paragraph 2, occupy, at the time of application for registration, the managerial post referred to in sub-paragraph (b), or a like post;
    4. have successfully completed -
      1. a scheme conducted by a registered scheme operator; or
      2. before the commencement of this part on registration of safety auditor, a scheme recognized by the Commissioner; and
    5. understand the requirements under legislation in Hong Kong relating to industrial safety and health matters.

  2. The Commissioner may, by written notice, exempt a person from the requirement of paragraph 1(c).

  3. In the case, but only in the case, of an application for registration made before the expiration of 6 months immediately following the commencement of this part on registration of safety auditor, the person shall -
    1. have not less than 18 months' full-time experience, in the 3 years immediately preceding that commencement, in a managerial post responsible for industrial safety and health matters in respect of an industrial undertaking; and
    2. have successfully completed a scheme recognized by the Commissioner.