EHS Career Trends/Certification

EHS management is not just a job, it’s a profession, and a noble one, at that. These articles and tips will clue you in on certification, career training, and peer group involvement in major organizations. And we’ll also provide tips on how to make management at your organization more aware of the strategic, business-building value of EHS programs. Don’t be surprised if your career benefits right along with the company.


Calling Future Safety Pros

Are you looking for a career in workplace safety? If you are not, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) is trying to persuade you to turn your career aspirations toward safety. Armed with numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the DOL is painting a compelling picture. Let’s take a look.

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Which Football Player Are You? (Safety Quiz)

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The Super Bowl may be over, but football is still on the brain. We made this short quiz to see which position you would play if you changed from a safety pro to a football pro.

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EHS Job Trends: A Look at Training

What does the future hold for environment, health, and safety (EHS) professionals? Where do they get paid the best, and where are prospects dimming? Yesterday we looked at recent trends for safety and health engineers and emergency management directors. Today we will take a peek at what jobs look like for EHS professionals interested in training. Here’s a hint: Bone up on technology and social media!

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EHS Job Trends—2014 to 2016

What are the best job prospects for environment, health, and safety (EHS) professionals? Where do they get paid the best, and where are prospects dimming? Today and tomorrow, we will take a look at recent trends and projected growth for three jobs critical to EHS. Note: Median salaries for this article have been compiled from BLR’s EHS Salary Guides.

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2017 EHS Salary Guide Released

The EHS career field is evolving as younger employees join the workforce, budgets are slashed, and regulations continue to change. The 2017 EHS Salary Guide will help evaluate if you are being paid a fair amount for the responsibilities you are shouldering. In addition, EHS managers can find the information to keep their departments competitive and efficient.

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2017 EHS Salary Guide Released

The EHS career field is evolving as younger employees join the workforce, budgets are slashed, and regulations continue to change. The 2017 EHS Salary Guide will help evaluate if you are being paid a fair amount for the responsibilities you are shouldering. In addition, EHS managers can find the information to keep their departments competitive and efficient.

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Feds Announce New Push to Prosecute Worker Protection Violations

The United States government says it’s going after those who criminally endanger the lives and health of workers. Keep reading to learn about this important new effort to hold employers accountable for their actions.

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SPCC: PE Certified Revision Required

Q. Does replacing a 1000 gallon UST with an 8000 gallon UST in the same location require a PE-certified revision to the SPCC Plan if nothing else has changed at the site?

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CWA Jurisdictional Case goes to the Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court continued its keen interest in the reach of the Clean Water Act (CWA) by agreeing to hear a case about whether a jurisdictional determination (JD) by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) constituted a final action by the Corps. The Supreme Court will review a ruling by a panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit, which found that the JD did constitute a final agency action. This finding directly conflicted with rulings by a district court and the 5th Circuit.

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Are You Overlooking These Four Health and Safety Sites?

The Internet is where it’s at these days—you can do everything from order a pizza to read your professional journals online. But the signal-to-noise ratio can be high, too—it can be hard to find the most reliable and useful resources among the Internet clutter. So we’ve collected four online resources—besides Safety.BLR.com®!—where you can find some of the best available safety information you may be missing.

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