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 Hiram, Georgia

Paulding County, Georgia
3,628
Male:
1,652 (45.5%)
Female:
1,976 (54.5%)
Hiram is a city in Paulding County, Georgia, United States. As of 2011, the population is 2,332. The city was named after Hiram Baggett, the town's first postmaster. Hiram is located at 33°51′56″N 84°46′29″W (33.865575, -84.774593). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.0 square miles (7.8 km2), of which, 3.0 square miles (7.8 km2) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) of it (0.66%) is water. At the intersection of US Highway 278 and Georgia State Route 92, Atlanta's tallest buildings can be seen. The past decade saw a tremendous increase in the populations of Dallas and Hiram, as well as Paulding County. Dallas and Hiram more than doubled in population from 2000 to 2010, according to figures from the U.S. Census. Dallas, Paulding's county seat, went from an overall population of 5,056 in the year 2000 to 11,544 in the 2010 census—just over a 128 percent...
Hiram:
$52,044
Georgia:
$49,342
$1,079
Hiram:
$109,100
Georgia:
$148,000
7.8%

Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist Job Listings

Key Stats for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist

Less than 1 year
100%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
100%

Common Health Benefits

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