Occupational Health and Safety SpecialistsBack to Occupations
Occupational health and safety specialists review, assess, and investigate work settings and design plans and procedures to minimize or prevent illness or injury resulting from chemical, physical, and biological agents or ergonomic factors. They also conduct reviews and enforce observance of laws and guidelines governing the health and safety of individuals. They can work in the public or private sector. Environmental protection officers fall under this job heading.
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