Industrial Safety and Health Engineer

Plan and coordinate private or government industrial health programs.
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Salary Range
$46,000 – $114,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Industrial Safety and Health Engineers do?

Plans and coordinates private or government industrial health program requiring application of engineering principles and technology to analyze and control conditions contributing to occupational hazards and diseases: Conducts plant or area surveys to determine safe limits of exposure to materials or conditions, such as temperatures, noise, dusts, fumes, vapors, mists, gases, solvents, and radiation which are known or suspected of being real or potential detriments to health, and implements or recommends control measures. Directs workers engaged in field and laboratory verification of compliance with health regulations. Provides technical guidance to management, labor organizations, government agencies, and civic groups regarding health-related problems, such as stream and air pollution and correct use of protective clothing or accessories.


Should I be an Industrial Safety and Health Engineer?

You should have a bachelor's degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Logical Thinker: You take a step-by-step approach to analyze information and solve problems.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • Also known as: Environmental Health and Safety Director, Environmental Health, Safety, and Engineering Manager See More

    How to Become an
    Industrial Safety and Health Engineer

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