Category: 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.

Money, fines, citations, penalties

AIHA Survey Shows Members Average Salary of Over $110K

Industrial hygienists and occupational health professionals are making an average annual salary of $110,807, the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) found in a survey of its members. The average salary for new, uncertified safety professionals right out of college or university is $59,714, AIHA reported.

Safety professionals

Professional Development for 21st-Century EHS Careers!

Did you miss our EHS on Tap podcast episode with Jill James, Chief Safety Officer with Vivid Learning Systems and host of The Accidental Safety Pro? If so, catch up by reading the transcript of our conversation! Jill had some great ideas on how you can proactively learn and develop your professional knowledge, not just […]

Safety and online training certification

Two New Safety Certifications Unveiled by AIHA

Occupational safety and health professionals can now pursue two new certificate programs offered by the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA), the group announced. The AIHA will now certify qualified professionals in assessing workplace chemical exposures and using instruments to detect gases and vapors.

Safety executive

A Seat for Safety in the C-Suite

Safety professionals know how important their jobs are, but they are also familiar with the frustrations of pursuing management buy-in for their programs. Regina McMichael, CSP, CET, says it’s time for safety pros to take their seats alongside decision makers at the top of their organizations.

Environmental engineer

Is the Need for Environmental Engineers Growing?

We have been looking at job trends for environment, health, and safety (EHS) professionals? Where do they get paid the best and where are prospects dimming? With a new U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) focus on Superfund sites, will the need for environmental engineers grow? Let’s look at trends and projections for this critical environmental […]

The Future of Safety Training Jobs

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 peek at what jobs look like for EHS professionals interested in training. Here’s […]

U.S. Military veteran

ASSE Encourages Veterans to Explore Safety Careers

Leadership, loyalty, teamwork, strong communications skills, and technical expertise are characteristics of military veterans. They’re also, according to the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), characteristics of occupational safety and health professionals. ASSE is encouraging military members leaving the service to consider workplace safety as a second career.