Industrial Safety & Health Engineers
Also called: Safety and Health Consultant, Safety, Health, and Environment Vice President, Chief Security and Safety Officer (CSO), Corporate Health, Safety, and Occupational Toxicology Director
What they do:Plan, implement, and coordinate safety programs, requiring application of engineering principles and technology, to prevent or correct unsafe environmental working conditions.
On the job, you would:
- Maintain and apply knowledge of current policies, regulations, and industrial processes.
- Recommend process and product safety features that will reduce employees' exposure to chemical, physical, and biological work hazards.
- Inspect facilities, machinery, and safety equipment to identify and correct potential hazards, and to ensure safety regulation compliance.
Engineering and Technology
Arts and Humanities
Safety and Government
Math and Science
People and Technology Systems
Ideas and Logic
People interested in this work like activities that include ideas, thinking, and figuring things out.
They do well at jobs that need:
You might use software like this on the job:
Analytical or scientific software
Computer aided design CAD software
New job opportunities are likely in the future.
per year, on average
This work is part of the green economy.
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