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The average pay for an Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist with OSHA Compliance skills is $84,999 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.

Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist Job Listings

Chevron Corporation Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist in Portland:
Choose a challenging internship/coop position. This is a key piece to successful employment.

Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist in 15001:
"Keep Learning."
You know more than you think, don't let the title scare you.

Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist in Anchorage:
"Work toward BCSP certifications."
Many in the EHS industry are in their job because of the need to fill a role or because of needing to change careers. In order to progress in the field though more and more companies are looking for educated and experienced employees in one package.

Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist in Sacramento:
"EH&S."
Pros: Flexibility and Variety.
Cons: Regulatory standards to keep up with.

Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist in Washington:
"Future."
Share and communicate knowledge to others around you. Try not to operate in a vacuum and have tunnel vision. Network always.

Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist in Kilgore:
"Become A Safety Expert."
Work hard to ensure the safety of all employees, contractors and visitors. Keep the environment clean.

Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist in Nahunta, Georgia:
"Making The World A Safer, Healthier Place."
Pros: Every day is different. Excellent opportunities for continued education. Wonderful colleagues and work environment.
Cons: Daily commute. Wear and tear on current vehicle.

Key Stats for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
63%
10-19 years
13%

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
63%
10-19 years
13%

Common Health Benefits

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