Industrial Hygienist Job Description

industrial hygienist job description includes a detailed overview of the key requirements, duties, responsibilities, and skills for this role.

Last update : July 14, 2023

Industrial Hygienist Job Description

Industrial hygienists work with companies to develop safe work environments, develop programs to reduce workplace hazards, monitor workplace health and safety, and provide technical assistance to employers.

A industrial hygienist is employed by employers, government agencies, or other institutions, including educational institutions.

Workers in industrial hygienist positions typically need a bachelor’s degree in occupational health and safety or a related field, although a graduate degree can lead to a higher salary and career advancement.

Job opportunities for industrial hygienists are expected to grow 6% from 2010-2020.

Job Brief:

We’re looking for an Industrial Hygienist who can help us ensure a safe and healthy work environment for our employees. The ideal candidate will have a strong knowledge of occupational health and safety regulations and be able to develop and implement effective programs to reduce health and safety risks in the workplace. If you have the skills and experience we’re looking for, we encourage you to apply today!

Industrial Hygienist Duties:

  • Ensure compliance with all environmental, health, and safety laws and regulations
  • Develop, implement, and maintain environmental programs, policies, and procedures
  • Maintain regular communication with regulatory agencies, employees, and clients regarding environmental program issues
  • Provide training, guidance, and oversight to environmental and safety personnel
  • Develop, monitor, and maintain environmental and safety programs
  • Ensure compliance with all environmental, health, and safety laws and regulations
  • Provide technical consultation to management, employees, and clients
  • Monitor environmental and safety programs
  • Develop and update environmental and safety policies, procedures, and guidelines
  • Perform inspections of facilities and properties to ensure adherence to regulations
  • Oversee the development and implementation of environmental and safety plans
  • Develop, implement, and maintain environmental and safety programs, policies, and procedures
  • Conduct environmental and safety audits and inspections

Industrial Hygienist Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical support to site personnel in performing site inspections, air monitoring, industrial hygiene, and engineering compliance
  • Develop and interpret test methods, using appropriate laboratory equipment, and following established procedures
  • Perform inspections and tests in accordance with ASHRAE, OSHA, and EPA standards and regulations
  • Perform all job functions in compliance with OSHA and EPA regulations and in accordance with company safety policies
  • Perform industrial hygiene and engineering compliance services to maintain compliance with local, state, and federal rules and regulations
  • Perform sampling and data analysis of environmental samples, using appropriate instruments, methods, and sampling techniques
  • Perform sampling and data analysis of HVAC air and process samples,  dust samples, sewage samples, storm water samples and noise

Requirements And Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in industrial hygiene
  • 3+ years experience in industrial hygiene
  • Knowledge of industrial hygiene principles
  • Knowledge of safety precautions and practices required in industrial environments
  • Knowledge of chemical, physical, and biological contaminants
  • Knowledge of industrial hygiene testing

At [Company Name], we believe that diversity and inclusion are critical to our success. We are committed to building a team that is reflective of the communities we serve and that reflects the diverse experiences and perspectives of our employees. We encourage applications from all people, regardless of race, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, or age.

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