Occupational Health and Safety Specialists

Occupational Health and Safety Specialists

Occupational health and safety specialists, also known as safety and health professionals or occupational health and safety inspectors, help prevent harm to workers, property, the environment, and the general public. For example, they may design safe work spaces, inspect machines, or test air quality.

Learning outcomes

Making workers safer
 specialists aim to increase worker productivity by reducing absenteeism and equipment downtime
to save money by lowering insurance premiums and workers’ compensation payments
 preventing government fineM