Health & Safety Specialist

Help hard-working people work safely.

Mines are extremely safe operations today. Health and safety specialists are responsible for developing, implementing and monitoring health and safety guidelines. They work to ensure that all employees know, understand and follow all health and safety procedures. They can be subspecialized in emergency response, including mine rescue, first aid and firefighting, and provide training to fellow employees on such topics as fall arrest, space entry, industrial hygiene and safety-monitoring equipment. Specialist also perform inspections and audits and provide documentation for compliance. If you care about others and want to help keep your coworkers safe, this is for you.

Education and training needed: High school diploma or GED; Bachelor’s degree preferred

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