Occupational and Environmental Health Professionals develop, implement and evaluate policies and programs to monitor environmental health and occupational health and safety and related legislation to ensure safe and healthy working conditions, and assist injured staff through the workers' compensation and rehabilitation process.
There are many tasks done by occupational and environmental health professionals. A few are listed below:
Occupational hygienist Kate Cole looks after the health of workers on major construction projects. She has worked in the construction industry for a long time and is well-recognised for her work to understand and prevent the dangers of silica dust. Kate has degrees in science, engineering and occupational hygiene.Find out more