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Are you ready for new and exciting challenges? We are in need of an Industrial Hygienist within our Division of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH), Bellingham office.
In this role, you will focus on enforcing health standards by addressing existing and potential occupational hazards that can cause serious illness and disease while maintaining composure and sensitivity during difficult conversations with employers and employees.
You'll be relied upon for your ability to assess exposure to noise, chemicals, blood borne pathogens, and other physical and biological agents.
Your skills will also be essential in evaluating ventilation, confined spaces, personal protective equipment, and written health and safety programs.
If selected for this position you will conduct on-site consultations to determine compliance with standards while exercising your judgment and providing recommendations to correct occupational health hazards.
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Some of what you'll do :
Who should apply?
Industrial Hygienist 3 In-training
A Bachelor's degree in occupational safety and / or health, industrial hygiene, chemistry, physics, chemical, mechanical or sanitary engineering, environmental science, nursing, medicine, biology or related field AND 1 year of experience as an industrial hygienist, safety and health manager, safety and health consultant, or as a chemist or engineer working on environmental health or air sanitation problems.
A Master's degree involving major study in industrial hygiene will substitute for 1 year of experience.
Industrial Hygienist 3
A Bachelor's degree in occupational safety and / or health, industrial hygiene, chemistry, physics, chemical, mechanical or sanitary engineering, environmental science, nursing, medicine, biology or related field AND 3 years of experience as an industrial hygienist.
Industrial Hygiene experience must include the anticipation, recognition, evaluation and management of occupational health hazards such as chemical, physical and biological).
Please Note : A Master's degree involving major study in industrial hygiene will substitute for 1 year of industrial hygiene experience.
What we're looking for :
Within the Department of Labor & Industries, conditional to serious hazard exposure as defined by RCW 49.17.180(6) : Industrial Hygienists and Safety & Health Specialists will be compensated basic salary plus ten percent (10%) for each hour they are required to use personal protective equipment (excluding hard hats, boots, hearing and eye protection) to enter a hazardous worksite to consult, inspect or investigate where serious hazards are present.