Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors
Salary Median (2020)
Projected Job Growth (2019-2029)
+3.9% (slower than the average)
Most Common Level of Education
What Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors 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.
Other Job Titles Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors May Have
Health and Safety Specialist, Industrial Hygienist, Industrial Safety Engineer, Product Safety Consultant, Product Safety Engineer, Product Safety and Standards Engineer, Safety Engineer, Safety and Health Consultant, Service Loss Control Consultant, System Safety Engineer
Tasks & Responsibilities May Include
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.
Conduct or coordinate worker training in areas such as safety laws and regulations, hazardous condition monitoring, and use of safety equipment.
Maintain and apply knowledge of current policies, regulations, and industrial processes.
Level of Education Attained by Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors
Most common level of education among people in this career: Bachelor's degree (52%)
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