Safety and Occupational Health Specialist

U.S. Office of Personnel Management

Safety and Occupational Health Specialists plan, direct, implement and evaluate the safety program within the assigned organization, including detached subordinate units. These activities are primarily concerned with weapons safety, ground safety, agency-specific occupational safety and health standards. They identify unsafe operations and/or conditions in unit facilities and analyzes subsequent abatement plans that are often expensive to implement, to determine their effectiveness in the control or elimination of hazards. Specialists accomplish all activities relating to effective mishap prevention, determining adequacy of existing programs, preparation of mishap reports, records and statistics, analysis of mishap reports to determine trends and initiate corrective action. The complexity of duties depends on individual grade level held.

Salary Range

$35,752 – $68,787

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