NSQF-EHS Manager - Life Sciences.pdf

EHS Manager - Life Sciences

  • Job DescriptionEHS Manager is responsible for managing activities for establishing, implementing, and maintaining company?s policies, procedures, and programs to ensure compliance with local, state, and national environmental, occupational health, and safety regulations.
  • CodeLFS/Q0214
  • SectorLife Sciences
  • NSQF LevelLevel 7
  • Notional Hours345
  • Accrediting BodiesLife Sciences Sector Skills Council
  • Certifying BodiesLife Sciences Sector Skills Council
  • Proposed Occupation

    EHS Manager . Life Sciences falls under Manufacturing occupation. The individual is responsible for managing activities for establishing. implementing. and maintaining company.s policies. procedures. and programs to ensure compliance with local. state. and national environmental. occupational health. and safety regulations. The job requires individual to have detailed knowledge about the life sciences industry. relevant regulatory and legal requirements and use of various cognitive and practical skills like decision making. analytical and critical thinking. customer centricity and problem solving. plan and organizing and communication skills. The individual has full responsibility of output of group and development with respect to EHS policies. systems and compliance.

  • International Comparability

    While preparing the NOSs, a detailed secondary desk research was conducted.The European, South African and Australian NOSs were referred to. The relevant International NOSs for the job role are listed below for reference: UK NOS • COGLS321 Carry out risk assessments in life sciences and related industries • COGPIO3.15 Enable learning through demonstrations and instruction in processing industries operations • COGLS201 Follow health and safety procedures in life sciences • COGLS301 Maintain health and safety in life sciences • COGLS311 Develop and provide training in life sciences and related industries • COGLS319 Develop and maintain health and safety procedures in life sciences and related industries • COGPIO2.15 Identify and deal with hazards in the work environment in processing industries operations • COGPIO3.2 Control emergencies and critical situations in processing industries operations • COGPIO3.10 Emergency procedure in processing industries operations • COGTRM10 Respond to incidents, hazardous conditions and emergencies in transportation of radioactive material environments • ECI CO3 Identify and deal with hazards in the work environment Switzerland NOS • Refer page no. 130, Unit Group 2149, page no. 145 Unit Group 2263 International Standard Classification of Occupations ILO Geneva, ISCO–08 Volume I (http://www.ilo.org/wcmsp5/groups/public/---dgreports/---dcomm/---publ/do...) Australia NOS • Participate effectively in a workplace environment • Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices • Participate in OHS processes • Work safely • Communicate workplace information • Participate in work teams and groups South Africa NOS • Act in accordance with ethical and legal codes of pharmaceutical representation and the laws of the country • Apply ethical and legally compliant behaviour in pharmaceutical and health environments

  • Progression Pathway

    Upward progression: Head- EHS (Level 8) 

  • Qualification File NSQF-EHS Manager - Life Sciences.pdf
  • Supporting Documents
  • Formal structure of the qualification
    Title of unit or other component Mandatory/ Optional Estimated size (Hours) Level
    LFS/N0230 To develop implement and direct a comprehensive environment health and safety program for the Company Mandatory 80 Level 7
    LFS/N0231 To prepare and provide training on Environmental Health and Safety Standards Mandatory 60 Level 7
    LFS/N0232 To manage and co-ordinate EHS team Mandatory 50 Level 7
    LFS/N0233 To carry out reporting and documentation as per EHS standards Mandatory 60 Level 7
    LFS/N0234 To supervise effective working of manufacturing process according to EHS standards and identifying and resolving any issues arising during the process Mandatory 50 Level 7
    LFS/N0101 Maintain a healthy safe and secure working environment in the life sciences facility Mandatory 45 Common across Level 2 -7