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 Georgetown, South Carolina

Georgetown County, South Carolina
9,110
Male:
4,125 (45.3%)
Female:
4,985 (54.7%)
Georgetown is the third oldest city in the U.S. state of South Carolina and the county seat of Georgetown County, in the Lowcountry. Located on Winyah Bay at the confluence of the Black, Great Pee Dee, Waccamaw, and Sampit rivers, Georgetown is the second largest seaport in South Carolina, handling over 960,000 tons of materials a year. Georgetown is located at 33°22′3″N 79°17′38″W (33.367434, -79.293807). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 7.2 square miles (19 km2), of which, 6.5 square miles (17 km2) of it is land and 0.6 square miles (1.6 km2) of it (8.79%) is water. Winyah Bay was formed from a submergent or drowned coastline, i.e. the original rivers had a lower baseline, but either the ocean rose or the land sank, changing the landform and making a good location for a harbor. The rising of the ocean may have been due to melting of...
Georgetown:
$26,364
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$45,033
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Georgetown:
$121,100
South Carolina:
$137,600
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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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