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 Atwater, Minnesota

Kandiyohi County, Minnesota
1,012
Male:
544 (53.8%)
Female:
468 (46.2%)
Atwater is a city in Kandiyohi County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 1,133 at the 2010 census. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.08 square miles (2.80 km2), of which 1.03 square miles (2.67 km2) is land and 0.05 square miles (0.13 km2) is water. U.S. Route 12 serves as a main route in the city. Atwater was laid out in 1869, and incorporated in 1876. The city was named for E. D. Atwater, a railroad official. A post office has been in operation at Atwater since 1870. Atwater is part of a consolidated school district with the cities of Cosmos and Grove City, which comprise the "ACGC" school district. Their mascot name is the Falcons. School colors are teal, black and silver. Currently, students in grades 5-12 attend classes in the neighboring town of Grove City. Younger students from Atwater attend ACGC North Elementary located approximately one-quarter...
Atwater:
$47,102
Minnesota:
$60,828
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$95,800
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$185,200
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Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist Job Listings

Key Stats for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist

1-4 years
100%

Years of Experience

1-4 years
100%

Common Health Benefits

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