Environmental Health and Safety Engineers
On the Job
Environmental health and safety engineers oversee safety and environmental programs for organizations. They are responsible for making sure that firms comply with legal standards.
Typical Work Tasks
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Typical Working Conditions
- Using e-mail.
- Wearing common protective or safety equipment such as safety shoes, glasses, gloves, hearing protection, hard hats, or life jackets.
- Responsibility for others' health and safety.
- Working with a group or team.
- Making decisions that impact co-workers or company results.
- The importance of being accurate or exact.
- Working indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.
- Meeting strict deadlines.
- Exposure to sounds or noise levels that are distracting or uncomfortable.
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