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Learn Your Hazard Class

Learn Your Hazard Class

How to Calculate Occupational Safety Specialist’s Work Time?

Monthly Work Time for which You Must Assign an Occupational Safety Specialist

Low Hazard

Hazardous

High Hazard

C (A and B class experts can look at.)

B, C (A class experts can look at.)

A, B (If full-time A and B class experts defined, C class experts also defined.)

How to Calculate Occupational Safety Specialist’s Work Time?


Calculation of worktime for occupational safety specialist is done as per Article 6 entitled "Occupational Safety Speacialist's Work Time" of the Regulation on Duties,Powers,Responsibilities and Trainings of Occupational Safety Speacialists" which entered into force on January 1, 2016.

According to this article, workplaces that

  • categorised as ‘low hazard’ are obligated to assign occupational safety specialist for at least 10 minutes per month per employee
  • categorised as ‘hazardous’ are obligated to assign occupational safety specialist for at least 20 minutes per month per employee
  • categorised as ‘high hazard’ are obligated to assign occupational safety specialist for at least 40 minutes per month per employee



How many hours per month you're responsible set to work Occupational Physician?

Low Hazard

Hazardous

High Hazard

A, B, C

A, B

A

How many hours per month you're responsible set to work Other Health Professional?


Calculation of work time for occupational physician is done as per Article 6 entitled “Occupational Physician’s Work Time” of the Regulation on Duties, Powers, Responsibilities and Trainings of Occupational Physician” which entered into force on January 1, 2016.

According to this article, workplaces that ,

  • categorised as ‘low hazard’ are obligated to assign occupational physician for at least 5 minutes per month per employee
  • categorised as ‘hazardous’ are obligated to assign occupational physician for at least 10 minutes per month per employee
  • categorised as ‘high hazard’ are obligated to assign occupational physician for at least 15 minutes per month per employee





How to Calculate Other Health Professional's Work Time?


Workplaces that categorised as ‘high hazard’ and

  • has 1-49 employee(s) are obligated to assign Other Health Professional for 10 minutes.
  • has 50-249 employees are obligated to assign Other Health Professional for 15 minutes.
  • more employees than 250 are obligated to assign Other Health Professional for 20 minutes.



How can I learn my Company’s Hazard Class?


Hazard classes of companies are determined according to the Communiqué on Hazard Classes regarding Occupational Health and Safety published in the Official Gazette dated December 26, 2012.