Occupational safety specialist

Improve your job prospects

With a certificate as an occupational safety specialist, we provide you and your employer with certification that you are highly qualified for health and safety promotion assignments. A certificate also means that you increase your chances of European recognition of your qualification.

Gain the trust of your employer and satisfy the following requirements to obtain a certificate:

  • You have a recognised professional diploma
  • You have several years of professional experience
  • You have a diploma from a BAG-approved course in occupational safety (e.g. EKAS diploma course)

Suva offers general, interdisciplinary training to implement the regulations and guidelines regarding the "duty to consult".

On completion of the course programmes in accordance with the aptitude regulations and passing the exam, we certify safety experts and safety engineers. Various further education institutions across Switzerland offer occupational safety specialist courses.