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 Olmsted, Illinois

Pulaski County, Illinois
475
Male:
221 (46.5%)
Female:
254 (53.5%)
Olmsted is a village in Pulaski County, Illinois, along the Ohio River. The population was 299 at the 2000 census. Olmsted is located at 37°10′51″N 89°5′11″W (37.180733, -89.086431). According to the 2010 census, Olmsted has a total area of 3.496 square miles (9.05 km2), of which 3.37 square miles (8.73 km2) (or 96.4%) is land and 0.126 square miles (0.33 km2) (or 3.6%) is water. As of the census of 2000, there were 333 people, 139 households, and 85 families residing in the village. The population density was 178.0 people per square mile (68.7/km²). There were 173 housing units at an average density of 103.0 per square mile (39.8/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 80.94% White, 18.06% African American, 0.33% Native American, 0.67% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.67% of the population. There were 139 households out of which 23.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them,...
Olmsted:
$31,250
Illinois:
$57,166
$479
Olmsted:
$48,900
Illinois:
$175,700
3.5%

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Key Stats for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist

1-4 years
100%

Years of Experience

1-4 years
100%