Safety and hygiene advisor

    Candace Bluff

    occupational health and safety advisor

    University of Queensland (UQ) graduate Candace Bluff uses the science behind injury prevention in workplaces to make certain that employees are healthy and safe.

    Candace is now a safety and hygiene advisor with one of the world’s largest metal and mining corporations, Rio Tinto, where she monitors and advises on hygiene hazards like noise and dust, and helps to implement day-to-day safety measures.

    “An occupational health and safety advisor secures our safety at work and beyond so we can live life to the fullest,” she says.

    Candace was attending a UQ open day when she first discovered the potential of studying OHS science. “It’s so diverse, and I saw the opportunity to work in any industry that I wanted.”

    OHS professionals are in strong demand in Australia and globally, and often receive high salaries.

    The four-year undergrad degree at UQ has a strong science focus, with industry placements, a range of scholarships and a track record of full employment for graduates.

    With more than two million people worldwide killed from work-related accidents and diseases each year, Candace says work as an occupational health and safety advisor  is incredibly important. “I get satisfaction everyday knowing that I’ve made a difference.”

    – Karen Keast

    Candaces’s path to becoming a safety and hygiene advisor

    >> Studied Occupational Health and Science, UQ

    >> 4-year undergrad

    >> Safety and hygiene advisor, Rio Tinto

    occupational health and safety advisor

    “I get satisfaction everyday knowing that I’ve made a difference.”

    HOW TO GET THERE:
    Bachelor of Occupational Health and Safety Science (Hons)

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