How to become an occupational health & safety professional
Assess and improve workplace health and safety.
What does a occupational health & safety professional do?
Duties and tasks
- Collect samples of hazardous materials.
- Conduct audits at hazardous waste sites and participates in investigations.
- Conduct safety classes and educational programs, such as "right-to-know" programs.
- Develop and implements occupational and environmental management plans.
- Investigate the adequacy of exhaust equipment, lighting, temperature, etc. that could affect an employees health or work performance.
- Maintain and updates emergency response plans.
- Record and investigates injuries and malfunctioning equipment to identify causes and to determine how such accidents can be prevented in the future.
- Environmental scientist
- Food safety auditor
- Food safety officer
- Food technologist
- Health inspector
- Health promotion practitioner
- Health surveyor
- Pest and weed controller
- Primary products inspector
- Safety inspector
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