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.
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.
The opportunities for safety professionals are expected to continue growing over the next several years at a rate higher than most occupations. In fact, jobs for occupational safety and health technicians are expected to grow over 10% through 2026, according to the Labor Department’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).
The University of California, Davis has released a list of upcoming course information for this spring, and there are many offerings for those interested in occupational health and safety.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 look at recent trends and projected growth for three jobs critical in the EHS professions.
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.
Keene State College has announced new and updated academic offerings, including a construction safety sciences degree, a minor in sustainability, and a specialization in population health.
The EHS career field is changing as younger employees join the workforce, job responsibilities shift, and you are asked to do more with less. BLR®’s 2018 EHS Salary Guide will help you evaluate if you are being paid a fair amount for the responsibilities you are shouldering. EHS employees can use this guide to compare the market’s […]