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Whether you are just starting your career in the occupational safety and health (OSH) field or looking to advance at your current workplace, OSHAcademy is here to help!

Career Paths in Safety

There are several industries and sectors that attract occupational safety and health professionals. Careers in the OSH field span a wide range of industries, including construction, healthcare, mining, maritime, oil and gas, manufacturing, and more. Each advancing career level typically requires higher levels of experience, education, knowledge and skills in leadership, business practices, safety and health, communication and information technology.

Use the resources below to discover safety positions and industries you will want to consider as you advance in your career.

Resource Description Website
OSHAcademy This PDF brochure takes a look at five different safety positions and the typical qualifications, duties, and educational requirements for each position. Safety Careers Brochure
ShaleNET Safety is a top priority for employers in the oil and gas industry. Anyone considering or starting a career in the oil and gas industry should be current in safe work practices. Many of the careers listed in this guide require an extensive knowledge of OSH concepts and implementation. A Guide to Careers in the Oil and Gas Industry

Job Search

There are several job search sites available to help you locate OSH jobs in your area. Below are some of our favorites!

Company Description Website
CareerBuilder CareerBuilder has the largest online job site in the United States. www.careerbuilder.com
Safety Jobs SafetyJobs.org is a job search engine that finds job listings related to occupational safety and health from company career pages, other job boards, newspapers and associations. www.safetyjobs.org
Monster Monster is a global online employment solution for people seeking jobs in a variety of industries. The company also offers other job seeking, career management, recruitment, and talent management products and services. www.monster.com
EHS Careers EHSCareers.com is the first online career site dedicated exclusively to connecting employers and recruiters with the environmental, occupational health & safety community. www.ehscareers.com
P.S. Associates, Inc. Environmental, Health and Safety Personnel Recruiting Paul Shrenker Associates, Inc. specializes in the recruitment and placement of professionals for environmental, health and safety careers. They have been placing professionals in EH&S careers for 14+ years. www.psassociatesinc.com
Neuvoo.com Neuvoo.com is a free job search engine that indexes jobs directly for free from companies' career websites, placement agencies and job boards. We centralize all jobs available on the web to help people find new career opportunities, so we are much like the Google for jobs. We offer more than 770,000 jobs in the Occupational Safety and Health industry. You can also search using another region, city, state, industry, etc., and find all relevant jobs. http://neuvoo.com/en