A safety engineer works to design new procedures, equipment, and guidelines to maintain and promote the safety of industrial workers. Typically, a safety engineer works in a manufacturing plant or with an insurance company, government agency, or consulting firm. A safety engineer is responsible for identifying and remedying potential safety and work hazard problems before they occur. They try to minimize the occurrence of failures and ensure that any failures that occur are not life-threatening.
Safety Engineer Tasks
Identify and monitor potential hazards and mitigation techniques.
Install test machinery and test air quality, noise level, temperature or radiation and suggest solutions to compliance problems.
Plan, implement, and coordinate safety programs to prevent or correct hazardous environmental working conditions.