The issues of occupational safety are very important, as each person is entitled to safe and comfortable working conditions. Civil security specialists are involved in risk assessment at the workplace, eliminate it and carry out insurance activities, perform informational work (safety precautions training), monitor the implementation of statutory provision. Such specialists are trained in Ukrainian higher educational institutions. The training involves lectures, practical work at enterprises and organizations, open lectures and internships. The certified experts can carry out educational activities at higher and other educational institutions, educate, pursue science, work as inspectors, engineers, experts with respect to occupational safety, and hold senior positions.

Professions (positions) by occupation:

  • occupational safety and civil security expert
  • chief state labour conditions expert
  • state civil defence and technogenic safety inspector
  • technogenic and environmental control inspector;
  • industrial safety expert;
  • occupational safety engineer;
  • technogenic and environmental safety engineer;
  • chief of service (occupational safety and civil defence);
  • chief of occupational safety unit;
  • chief of civil defence quarter.
Cherkasy Fire Safety Institute named after Heroes of Chornobyl - the higher educational institution of the IV level of accreditation of the state form of ownership. The Institute carries out training of specialists in the field of fire safety, civil defense, psychology, ecology, law, labor protection. The educational institution has a strong scientific and pedagogical potential of a well-developed material and technical base, which allows the Institute to continuously develop in accordance with the requirements of time for qualitative European education. An important component is practical training, including participation in international exercises, together with delegations of specialized educational institutions of European countries. The Institute has a significant European experience thanks to its close cooperation with fire and rescue services and educational institutions of the EU and the CIS.