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.
Customer and Personal Service
Public Safety and Security
Law and Government
New job opportunities are likely in the future. With a 9% Percent change.
What training is needed?
People starting in this career usually have:
High school diploma or equivalent
No work experience
1 to 12 months on-the-job training
Programs that can prepare you for this career are:
Occupational Health and Industrial Hygiene
Patient Safety and Healthcare Quality
Process Safety Technology/Technician
What does a typical day look like?
Test facilities for environmental hazards.
Prepare medical supplies or equipment for use.
Maintain medical laboratory equipment.
Prepare official health documents or records.
Protect patients or staff members using safety equipment.