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.

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 Topeka, Indiana

LaGrange County, Indiana
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Topeka is a town in Clearspring and Eden townships, LaGrange County, Indiana, United States. The population was 1,153 at the 2010 census. Topeka is located approximately 11 miles south of Shipshewana, Indiana. Topeka is home to Faron Yoder, the star of the Rumspringa documentary made in 2002 entitled "Devil's Playground". Topeka was likely so named because the landscape reminded settlers of Topeka, Kansas. Topeka is located at 41°32′20″N 85°32′24″W (41.538876, -85.540063). According to the 2010 census, Topeka has a total area of 1.74 square miles (4.51 km2), all land. 2010 census As of the census of 2010, there were 1,153 people, 421 households, and 291 families residing in the town. The population density was 662.6 inhabitants per square mile (255.8/km2). There were 456 housing units at an average density of 262.1 per square mile (101.2/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 94.4% White, 0.3% African American, 1.0% Asian, 1.6% from other races, and 2.7% from two...

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Key Stats for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist

1-4 years

Years of Experience

1-4 years

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 100%
vision benefits
Vision: 100%
no benefits