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Health and Safety Engineering

In occupational hygiene, health and safety engineers investigate the environment in which people work, and then use science and engineering to recommend changes to keep workers from being exposed to sickness or injuries

Health and Safety Engineering
EDUCATIONBachelor's degree.
WORK ENVIRONMENTHealth and safety engineers typically work in offices. However, they also must spend time at worksites when necessary, which sometimes requires travel.
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HIGHER STUDIESDelhi University

Health and safety engineers develop procedures and design systems to prevent people from getting sick or injured and to keep property from being damaged. They combine knowledge of systems engineering and of health and safety to make sure that chemicals, machinery, software, furniture, and other consumer products will not cause harm to people or damage to buildings