Occupational Health and Safety Technicians
- Maintain all required environmental records and documentation.
- Supply, operate, or maintain personal protective equipment.
- Prepare or calibrate equipment used to collect or analyze samples.
- Test workplaces for environmental hazards, such as exposure to radiation, chemical or biological hazards, or excessive noise.
- Prepare or review specifications or orders for the purchase of safety equipment, ensuring that proper features are present and that items conform to health and safety standards.
- Examine credentials, licenses, or permits to ensure compliance with licensing requirements.
- Educate the public about health issues or enforce health legislation to prevent disease, to promote health, or to help people understand health protection procedures and regulations.
- Conduct interviews to obtain information or evidence regarding communicable diseases or violations of health or sanitation regulations.
The data sources for the information displayed here include: O*NET™; US Department of Labor (BLS); Virginia Workforce Connection.
Projections Quick View:
National: + 9.3%
Three: Medium Preparation Needed
Highest ($50,000 and up)