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Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors - 17-2111.00

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O*NET-SOC 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.

Sample of Reported Job Titles

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SOC Occupation Groups

17-0000 Architecture and Engineering Occupations
17-2000 Engineers
17-2110 Industrial Engineers, Including Health and Safety
17-2111.00 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors

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Tasks

  • Check floors of plants to ensure that they are strong enough to support heavy machinery.
  • Compile, analyze, and interpret statistical data related to occupational illnesses and accidents.
  • Conduct or coordinate worker training in areas such as safety laws and regulations, hazardous condition monitoring, and use of safety equipment.
  • Conduct or direct testing of air quality, noise, temperature, or radiation levels to verify compliance with health and safety regulations.
  • Conduct research to evaluate safety levels for products.
  • Confer with medical professionals to assess health risks and to develop ways to manage health issues and concerns.
  • Design and build safety equipment.
  • Develop industry standards of product safety.
  • Evaluate adequacy of actions taken to correct health inspection violations.
  • Evaluate potential health hazards or damage that could occur from product misuse.
  • Evaluate product designs for safety.
  • Inspect facilities, machinery, or safety equipment to identify and correct potential hazards, and to ensure safety regulation compliance.
  • Install safety devices on machinery or direct device installation.
  • Interpret safety regulations for others interested in industrial safety, such as safety engineers, labor representatives, and safety inspectors.
  • Interview employers and employees to obtain information about work environments and workplace incidents.
  • Investigate industrial accidents, injuries, or occupational diseases to determine causes and preventive measures.
  • Maintain and apply knowledge of current policies, regulations, and industrial processes.
  • Maintain liaisons with outside organizations, such as fire departments, mutual aid societies, and rescue teams, so that emergency responses can be facilitated.
  • Participate in preparation of product usage and precautionary label instructions.
  • Plan and conduct industrial hygiene research.
  • Provide expert testimony in litigation cases.
  • Provide technical advice and guidance to organizations on how to handle health-related problems and make needed changes.
  • 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.
  • Review employee safety programs to determine their adequacy.
  • Review plans and specifications for construction of new machinery or equipment to determine whether all safety requirements have been met.
  • Write and revise safety regulations and codes.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Advise others on health and safety issues.
  • Confer with other personnel to resolve design or operational problems.
  • Confer with technical personnel to prepare designs or operational plans.
  • Design industrial equipment.
  • Develop safety standards, policies, or procedures.
  • Direct installation activities.
  • Document design or operational test results.
  • Evaluate designs or specifications to ensure quality.
  • Explain engineering drawings, specifications, or other technical information.
  • Fabricate devices or components.
  • Inspect equipment to ensure safety or proper functioning.
  • Inspect facilities or sites to determine if they meet specifications or standards.
  • Inspect safety equipment to ensure proper functioning.
  • Install safety or support equipment.
  • Investigate safety of work environment.
  • Investigate the environmental impact of projects.
  • Maintain operational records or records systems.
  • Monitor work environment to ensure safety or adherence to specifications.
  • Prepare procedural documents.
  • Research human performance or health factors related to engineering or design activities.
  • Research product safety.
  • Teach safety standards or environmental compliance methods.
  • Test facilities for environmental hazards.
  • Testify at legal or legislative proceedings.
  • Update technical knowledge.

Military Crosswalk Titles

  • Aeromedical Evacuation (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Aerospace and Operational Physiology (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aerospace and Operational Physiology Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aerospace and Operational Physiology Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aerospace and Operational Physiology Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aerospace and Operational Physiology Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aerospace and Operational Physiology Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Apprentice, C-130H (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Apprentice, C-130J (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Apprentice, C-17 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Apprentice, C-5 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Apprentice, CAA (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Apprentice, EC-130J (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Apprentice, HC-130J (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Apprentice, HC-130N/P (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Apprentice, MC-130H (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Apprentice, MC-130J (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Apprentice, MC-130P (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Apprentice, WC-130J (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Craftsman, C-130H (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Craftsman, C-130J (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Craftsman, C-17 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Craftsman, C-5 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Craftsman, CAA (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Craftsman, EC-130J (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Craftsman, HC-130J (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Craftsman, HC-130N/P (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Craftsman, MC-130H (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Craftsman, MC-130J (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Craftsman, MC-130P (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Craftsman, WC-130J (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Journeyman, C-130H (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Journeyman, C-130J (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Journeyman, C-17 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Journeyman, C-5 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Journeyman, CAA (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Journeyman, EC-130J (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Journeyman, HC-130J (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Journeyman, HC-130N/P (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Journeyman, MC-130H (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Journeyman, MC-130J (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Journeyman, MC-130P (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Journeyman, WC-130J (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)
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  • Bioenvironmental Engineer (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Bioenvironmental Engineer, Architecture/Medical Construction (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Bioenvironmental Engineer, Environmental Engineering and Science (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Bioenvironmental Engineer, General (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Bioenvironmental Engineer, Health Physics (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Bioenvironmental Engineer, Industrial Hygiene (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Bioenvironmental Engineer, Medical Physics (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Bioenvironmental Engineering (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Bioenvironmental Engineering Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Bioenvironmental Engineering Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Bioenvironmental Engineering Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Bioenvironmental Engineering Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Bioenvironmental Engineering Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Engineer Senior Sergeant (Army - Enlisted)
  • Environmental Science and Engineering (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Health Services (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • In-Flight Refueling Specialist (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • In-Flight Refueling Specialist Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • In-Flight Refueling Specialist Apprentice, KC-10 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • In-Flight Refueling Specialist Apprentice, KC-135 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • In-Flight Refueling Specialist Apprentice, KC-46 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • In-Flight Refueling Specialist Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • In-Flight Refueling Specialist Craftsman, KC-10 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • In-Flight Refueling Specialist Craftsman, KC-135 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • In-Flight Refueling Specialist Craftsman, KC-46 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • In-Flight Refueling Specialist Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • In-Flight Refueling Specialist Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • In-Flight Refueling Specialist Journeyman, KC-10 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • In-Flight Refueling Specialist Journeyman, KC-135 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • In-Flight Refueling Specialist Journeyman, KC-46 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • In-Flight Refueling Specialist Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Laboratory Sciences (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Medical Service Corps Officer (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Optometry (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pharmacy (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Podiatry (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Preventive Medicine Sciences (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Radiological Control Officer (Navy - Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
  • RL - Aerospace Engineering Duty Officer - Aviation Maintenance (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Safety (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Safety Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Safety Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Safety Engineer (Navy - Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
  • Safety Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Safety Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Safety Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Surface Safety Officer (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Surface Safety Officer (Navy - Warrant Officer only)
  • Weapons and Ammunition Inspection/Safety Officer (Navy - Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
  • Weapons Safety Officer (Navy - Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
  • Weapons Systems Inspection and Survey Officer (Navy - Commissioned or Warrant Officer)

Apprenticeship Crosswalk Titles

No information available.

DOT Crosswalk Titles

  • Industrial-Health Engineer
  • Product-Safety Engineer
  • Safety Engineer
  • Safety Manager