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HEALTH AND SAFETY ENGINEERS, EXCEPT MINING SAFETY ENGINEERS AND INSPECTORS
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Occupation Description:
 
  Promote worksite or product safety by applying knowledge of industrial processes, mechanics, chemistry, psychology, and industrial health and safety laws. Includes industrial product safety engineers.
 
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  Specialized Occupations:
 
 
  * Fire-Prevention and Protection Engineers (ONET code: 17-2111.02)
 
Typical Tasks:
 
 
  • Investigate industrial accidents, injuries, or occupational diseases to determine causes and preventive measures.
  • Conduct research to evaluate safety levels for products.
  • Evaluate product designs for safety.
  • Conduct or coordinate worker training in areas such as safety laws and regulations, hazardous condition monitoring, and use of safety equipment.
  • Maintain and apply knowledge of current policies, regulations, and industrial processes.
  • Recommend procedures for detection, prevention, and elimination of physical, chemical, or other product hazards.
  • Report or review findings from accident investigations, facilities inspections, or environmental testing.
 
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Education & Training:
 
  Bachelor's degree
 
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Wage Information:
 
 
Region Average Annual Average Hourly Entry Level (hourly) Mid-Range  (hourly)
Statewide $110,157.00 $52.96 $37.23 $42.92 - $63.58
Bridgeport/Stamford $133,948.00 $64.40 $50.60 $57.16 - $78.56
Hartford $98,786.00 $47.50 $31.78 $32.65 - $54.15
      
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