• Health and Safety Engineers
  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 89,610
    $56,310 range bar $128,580
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
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    Fast Growing
  • Health and safety engineers plan, implement, and coordinate safety programs using their knowledge of health or safety and systems engineering. They develop procedures and design systems to keep people from getting sick or injured and to keep property from being damaged.

What do they typically do

  • Install safety devices on machinery or direct the installation of these devices
  • Review plans and specifications for new machinery and equipment to make sure they meet safety requirements
  • Make sure that a building or product meets health and safety regulations, especially after an inspection that required changes
  • Maintain and apply knowledge of current policies, regulations, and industrial processes
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of various industrial control mechanisms
  • Review employee safety programs and recommend improvements
  • Inspect facilities, machinery, and safety equipment to identify and correct potential hazards

Number of Jobs

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Job Growth +1.0%
Job Opening 48

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