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 Barberton, Ohio

Summit County, Ohio
26,375
Male:
12,442 (47.2%)
Female:
13,933 (52.8%)
Barberton is a city in Summit County, Ohio, United States. The population was 26,550 at the 2010 census. It is a commuter town adjacent to Akron and is part of the latter's Metropolitan Statistical Area. Barberton was founded in 1891 by industrialist Ohio Columbus Barber, who planned the town according to his vision of industry, progress and community. In 1894 he moved the manufacturing operations of the Diamond Match Company, which he formed from a merger of 11 companies, from Akron to Barberton. He soon was producing 250 million matches a day. In the valley running parallel to the Tuscarawas River and the Ohio & Erie Canal, he oversaw the construction of factories, residential neighborhoods and a compact commercial downtown. In the center of the new city was Lake Anna, named after Barber's only daughter, Anna Laura Barber. Barberton became known as the "Magic City" because of its rapid population growth during...
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Key Stats for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist

20 years or more
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Years of Experience

20 years or more
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