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Product Safety Engineers - 17-2111.03

O*NET-SOC Description

Develop and conduct tests to evaluate product safety levels and recommend measures to reduce or eliminate hazards.

Sample of Reported Job Titles

  • Extra Vehicular Activity Safety Engineer (EVA Engineer)
  • Product Safety and Standards Engineer
  • Product Safety Consultant
  • Product Safety Coordinator
  • Product Safety Engineer
  • Product Safety Manager
  • Product Safety Officer
  • Risk Control Product Liability Director
  • Service Loss Control Consultant
  • System Safety Engineer

SOC Occupation Groups

Related Occupations


  • Conduct research to evaluate safety levels for products.
  • Develop industry standards of product safety.
  • Evaluate potential health hazards or damage that could occur from product misuse.
  • Evaluate product designs for safety.
  • Investigate causes of accidents, injuries, or illnesses related to product usage to develop solutions to minimize or prevent recurrence.
  • Participate in preparation of product usage and precautionary label instructions.
  • Provide expert testimony in litigation cases.
  • Recommend procedures for detection, prevention, and elimination of physical, chemical, or other product hazards.
  • Report accident investigation findings.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Advise others on health and safety issues.
  • Develop safety standards, policies, or procedures.
  • Maintain operational records or records systems.
  • Prepare procedural documents.
  • Research product safety.
  • Testify at legal or legislative proceedings.

Military Crosswalk Titles

  • Safety (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Safety Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Safety Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Safety Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Safety Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Safety Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)

Apprenticeship Crosswalk Titles

No information available.

DOT Crosswalk Titles

  • Product-Safety Engineer