Occupational Health and Safety Technicians

Occupational Health and Safety Technicians

Collect data on work environments for analysis by occupational health and safety specialists. Implement and conduct evaluation of programs designed to limit chemical, physical, biological, and ergonomic risks to workers.

Key Competencies * Integrity * Concern for Others * Dependability * Attention to Detail * Analytical Thinking * Initiative * Cooperation * Persistence * Adaptability/Flexibility * Achievement/Effort

Representative Tasks * Test workplaces for environmental hazards, such as exposure to radiation, chemical or biological hazards, or excessive noise. * Prepare or calibrate equipment used to collect or analyze samples. * Supply, operate, or maintain personal protective equipment.


Government, Manufacturing, Mining Quarrying & Oil & Gas Extraction, Administrative & Support Services,

Job Family Healthcare Practitioners and Technical

Sample Job Titles Advisory Industrial Hygienist, Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), Construction Health and Safety Technician (CHST), Construction Safety Consultant, Consumer Safety Technician, Environmental Health Technologist, Ergonomics Technician, Health and Safety Coordinator, Health and Safety Technician, Industrial Hygiene Consultant, Industrial Hygiene Engineer, Industrial Hygienist, Life Safety Technician, Occupational Health and Safety Technician, Occupational Health and Safety Technologist, Radiation Monitor, Safety and Environmental Compliance Officer, Safety Coordinator, Safety Person, Safety Research Professional, Safety Technician, Safety, Health, and Environmental Engineer (SHE Engineer).