Occupational Safety and Health Engineering

Students of Occupational and Safety Engineering are exposed to all of the principal areas of concern to the entry-level safety professional, including how technology and hazardous materials affect the safety of the workplace. Upon graduation, students are able to assume both the technical and managerial responsibilities of safety professionals.


Related Career Titles for Occupational and Safety Health Engineering

Environmental Safety and Health Administrator

Occupational Health and Safety Analyst

Environmental Salesperson

Safety Analyst

Environmental Sales and Marketing Analyst

Corporate Safety and Health Manager

Health and Safety Officer

Site Superintendent

Loss Control Consultant


Occupational Health and Safety Nurse

Project Manager

Health and Safety Manager

Team Leader

Safety Chemical Engineer

Quality Assurance Engineer

Safety Coordinator

Technical Writer


College/University Professor

Clinical Safety Associate


Industrial Hygienist

Management Trainee


Industries That Hire Occupational and Safety Health Engineering Majors





Transportation and Distribution Companies



Waste Management & Remediation Services

Wholesale Trade Organizations

Petroleum & Coal Product Manufacturers

Scientific Research & Development Services

Aerospace Product Companies

Building, Developing, & General Contractors

Chemical Companies

Local and State Governments

Federal Government

Consultant Companies

Computer Companies

Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing

Telecommunications Companies

Colleges and Universities

High Schools

Retail Outlets

Financial Investment Companies


U.S. Dept. of Defense


Personal Care Product Companies

Automobile Manufacturing Companies

Transportation Services

Engineering Firms


Web Sites for Occupational and Safety Health Engineering Majors

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

American Industrial Hygiene Association

EHS Network


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