Health & Safety Engineers

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Product Safety Engineer, Safety and Health Consultant, Safety Engineer, System Safety Engineer

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What they do:
Promote worksite or product safety by applying knowledge of industrial processes, mechanics, chemistry, psychology, and industrial health and safety laws. Includes industrial product safety engineers.
On the job, you would:
  • Investigate industrial accidents, injuries, or occupational diseases to determine causes and preventive measures.
  • Conduct research to evaluate safety levels for products.
  • Evaluate product designs for safety.


Arts and Humanities

  • English language

Engineering and Technology

  • product and service development
  • mechanical


  • customer service
  • management

Safety and Government

  • public safety and security


Basic Skills

  • reading work related information
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem

People and Technology Systems

  • thinking about the pros and cons of different options and picking the best one
  • measuring how well a system is working and how to improve it

Problem Solving

  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it



  • read and understand what is written
  • communicate by speaking

Ideas and Logic

  • notice when problems happen
  • make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information

Visual Understanding

  • see hidden patterns
  • quickly compare groups of letters, numbers, pictures, or other things


  • choose the right type of math to solve a problem


People interested in this work like activities that include ideas, thinking, and figuring things out.

They do well at jobs that need:

  • Integrity
  • Attention to Detail
  • Dependability
  • Cooperation
  • Initiative
  • Self Control


You might use software like this on the job:

Analytical or scientific software

  • Computational fluid dynamics CFD software
  • The MathWorks MATLAB Hot Technology

Presentation software

  • Microsoft PowerPoint Hot Technology In Demand

Compliance software

  • Material safety data sheet MSDS software
  • Safety, health, and environmental management software


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