$103,091
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The average pay for an Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist in Houston, Texas is $103,091 per year.

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Job Description for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist

An environmental health and safety specialist observes and chronicles individuals' typical behaviors and procedures to determine if these practices are safe for the individual and for the company as a whole. This position is especially important in manufacturing and production fields, as a great deal of safety concerns may arise for those working on heavy machinery or directly with raw materials. The environmental health and safety specialist identifies potential safety hazards in operations and then report their findings to supervisors, who may be a board of representatives or a senior environmental health and safety specialist. After problems are identified, the individual must develop strategies or a plan of action to safely deal with the problem. In addition, an environmental health and safety specialist also may examine the operations of a company as a whole and determine if they are environmentally friendly; for instance, the job may require determining if certain emissions standards are being met by a production plant.

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Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist Tasks
  • Conduct research for the purpose of identifying, abating, or eliminating sources of pollutants or environmental hazards.
  • Generate and maintain documentation related to EHS initiatives.
  • Contribute to administration of EHS programs.

About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
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Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist Job Listings

Key Stats for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
20 years or more
100%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 100%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
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