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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 $104,293.00 $50.14 $35.73 $44.99 - $60.12
Bridgeport/Stamford $124,039.00 $59.63 $43.13 $47.60 - $69.66
Hartford $98,471.00 $47.34 $37.75 $41.92 - $51.49
New London/Norwich $83,346.00 $40.07 $28.73 $31.27 - $49.95
      
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