Environmental Health Safety Specialist

Environmental Health Safety Specialist Resume Keywords and Skills (Hard Skills)

Here are the keywords and skills that appear most frequently on recent Environmental Health Safety Specialist job postings. In other words, these are the most sought after skills by recruiters and hiring managers. Go to Sample Templates ↓ below to see how to include them on your resume.

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  • Safety Management Systems
  • Environment, Health, and Safety (EHS)
  • Occupational Health
  • Industrial Safety
  • Accident Investigation
  • Risk Assessment
  • Construction Safety
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  • Workplace Safety
  • Industrial Hygiene
  • Incident Investigation
  • Hazard Analysis
  • Behavior Based Safety
  • Hazard Identification
  • Petroleum
  • Safety Auditing
  • HSE Management Systems
  • Hazard Recognition
  • Construction
  • ISO 14001
  • ISO 9001
  • OHSAS 18001
  • Risk Analysis
  • Security
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Microsoft Access
  • Risk Management
  • Internal Audit
  • Auditing
  • Quality Management
  • Waste Management
  • Environmental Awareness
  • Health & Safety
  • Project Management

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Resume Skills: Safety Regulations

Resume Skills: EHS Software

Resume Skills: Risk Assessment Tools

Resume Skills: Technical

Resume Skills: Environmental Management

Resume Skills: Safety Compliance

Resume Skills: Databases and Analysis Tools

Resume Skills: Training and Development

  • Training Program Development
  • Workplace Health and Safety Practices
  • Incident Investigation
  • Behavior-based safety
  • Hazard Communication
  • PPE Training
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Resume Skills: Risk Assessment

  • Hazardous Waste Operations
  • Atmosphere testing
  • Confined Space Entry Permitting
  • Ergonomics evaluation
  • Fire prevention plans
  • Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP)
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Your Name
Environmental Health Safety Manager
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
Coached.com March 2017 - Present
Environmental Health Safety Manager
Established a comprehensive environmental, health, and safety (EHS) management system, reducing illnesses and injuries by 40%
Conducted regular hazard analyses for forecasted projects, mitigating potential risks and incidents by over 30%
Developed and implemented a Hazard Identification & Risk Assessment (HIRA) system, significantly reducing accident frequency rate by 27%
ExxonMobil December 2012 - February 2017
HSE Supervisor
Reduced safety violation rates by 22% by instilling rigorous inspection protocols and maintaining high levels of workplace safety
Managed a crew of 15, implementing strong safety practices that reduced accident rate by 20%
Successfully implemented ISO 9001 quality management systems, improving overall efficiency by 18%
Resume Worded Institute February 2017
Certified Safety Professional (CSP)
Completed alongside full-time position at ExxonMobil
Resume Worded University May 2012
Master of Science in Environmental Health and Safety Management
Key coursework: Hazardous Waste Management, Disaster Management, and Industrial Hygiene
Safety Regulations: OSHA, ISO 14001, EPA, RCRA, Universal Waste Rule
Risk Assessment Tools: HAZOP, Job Safety Analysis (JSA), PHA, LOTO
EHS Software: Intelex, SafetySync, ProcessMAP, NAVEX, Gensuite
Environmental Management: Waste Management, Noise Pollution Control, Emission Control, Water Treatment
Certifications: Certified Industrial Hygienist - American Board of Industrial Hygiene (ABIH), Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM)
Awards: Excellence in Safety Leadership Award - ExxonMobil, Innovative Safety Program of the Year - Coached.com
Leadership & Volunteering: American Society of Safety Professionals (Chapter President, 2018-2020), Greenpeace Volunteer (2015-Present)
Projects: Implemented Process Safety Management (PSM) initiative at ExxonMobil, reducing operational incidents by 15%
Your Name
Health and Safety Coordinator
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
Resume Worded October 2016 - Present
Health and Safety Coordinator
Implemented effective Occupational Health standards, reducing compensations costs by 35%
Advised on health and safety requirements during construction phases, leading to a 28% reduction in potential hazards
Executed regular safety audits, resulting in improved workplace safety standards and a 15% increase in employee satisfaction ratings
Chevron June 2012 - September 2016
Industrial Hygiene Technician
Reduced accidents in the workplace by 30% by promoting industrial hygiene practices and safety inspections
Coordinated with project teams to perform hazard analysis, leading to safer work procedures and a 17% decrease in incidents
Successfully improved hazard recognition while overseeing petroleum operations, decreasing accident rate by 19%
Resume Worded University August 2014
Master of Science - Occupational Health and Safety
Thesis: 'The Impact of Safety Programs on Industrial Environment'
Resume Worded University June 2012
Bachelor of Science - Environmental Science
Minors in Chemistry and Public Health
Dean's List 2010 - Top 5% of class
Safety Compliance: OSHA Compliance, EPA Compliance, Internal Auditing, Industrial Hygiene, Emergency Response Planning, Environmental Management System (EMS)
Databases and Analysis Tools: MS Access, Excel (Advanced), EHS Insight, SPSS, Tableau
Training and Development: Training Program Development, Workplace Health and Safety Practices, Incident Investigation, Behavior-based safety, Hazard Communication, PPE Training
Risk Assessment: Hazardous Waste Operations, Atmosphere testing, Confined Space Entry Permitting, Ergonomics evaluation, Fire prevention plans, Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP)
Certifications: Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), HAZWOPER Certification (40-hour)
Leadership & Volunteering: American Society of Safety Engineers (Board Member and Chair), Volunteer Safety Consultant - Local Food Bank
Awards: Excellence in Safety Award - Resume Worded (2018), Chevron Safety Leadership Award (2015)
Continuing Education: Regular attendee at National Safety Council (NSC) conferences, Completed Advanced Industrial Hygiene Course - AIHA (2017)
Your Name
Health Safety Environment Advisor
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
Resume Worded March 2018 - Present
Senior Health Safety Environment Advisor
Implemented ISO 14001 systems, leading to a 25% reduction in environmental breaches annually
Conducted rigorous OHSAS 18001 audits, resulting in improved safety scores by 30% over 2 years
Championed risk assessments & safety management systems, preventing over 100 potential work-related incidents
Led continuous improvement programs in environmental compliance, reducing waste production by 35%
Motivated team to drive sustainable development goals, resulting in a 40% increase in environment-friendly initiatives
Chevron December 2015 - February 2018
Health Safety Environment Analyst
Promoted safety awareness hence reducing incidents in the oil & gas sector by 20%
Utilized Environmental Impact Assessment for projects, minimizing negative impacts by 18%
Established and managed Quality Management Systems, successfully achieving ISO 9001 certification
Coached.com January 2012 - November 2015
Environment Health Safety Trainee
Assisted in Environmental Compliance projects, improving compliance rates by 15%
Participated in waste management programs, contributing to a 10% reduction in landfill waste
Contributed to Occupational Health projects, leading to improved workforce health index by 8%
Resume Worded University June 2016
Master of Science - Environmental Health and Safety
Coursework involved Industrial Hygiene and Toxicology, Hazardous Materials Management, and Safety Engineering
Resume Worded Institute May 2011
Bachelor of Science - Environmental Science
Minor in Chemistry
Awarded the Environmental Leadership Scholarship
Health and Safety Regulations: OSHA Compliance, EPA Compliance, Risk Management Plan (RMP), Safety Management Systems(SMS)
Materials and Equipment: Hazardous Waste Management, Noise Monitoring Equipment, Air Sampling Equipment, Industrial Hygiene Sampling
Software: Microsoft Office Suite(Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), AutoCAD, SAP, GIS Systems
Training and Communication: Incident Response, First Aid/CPR-trained, Clear Communication (Written and Oral), Environmental Awareness Training
Certifications: Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH)
Leadership & Volunteering: Safety Committee Chair at Chevron, Volunteer at Local Environmental Clean-Up Drives
Awards: Safety Leadership Award at Resume Worded, Excellence in Environmental Management Award at Chevron
Your Name
Environmental Compliance Officer
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
Resume Worded May 2016 - Present
Senior Environmental Compliance Officer
Authored new waste management policies, leading to a 50% improvement in recycling benchmarks
Involvement in project management led to successful completion of 5 environmental projects annually
Ensured sustainable development practices, leading to company recognition as a green organisation
Conducted frequent Quality System audits, facilitating compliance with ISO 9001 standards
Advanced environmental awareness initiatives, resulting in 30% reduction in energy use campus-wide
Intel February 2013 - April 2016
Environment, Health and Safety Specialist
Completed accurate environmental impact assessments for 14 projects, ensuring optimal compliance
Enhanced safety protocols, successfully reducing workspace accidents by 35%
Spearheaded continuous improvement efforts leading to a $500k annual costs saving
Coached.com August 2010 - January 2013
Environmental Management Intern
Assisted with implementation of ISO 14001, improving environmental management by 10%
Contributed to auditing process, helping company meet safety management system standards
Resume Worded Academic Center May 2015
Certified Environmental Safety and Health Manager (CESHM)
Specialized courses in environmental regulations and laws
Resume Worded University May 2010
Master of Science in Environmental Management
Outstanding Graduate Student Award for academic excellence and leadership in the environmental management program
Environmental Risk Assessment: Ecological Impact Assessment, Environmental Auditing, Natural Resources Damage Assessment
Compliance and Regulation: NEPA, ISO 14001, EPA, OSHA, RCRA, CAA, CWA, TSCA
Data Analysis & Reporting Tools: GINT, gINT Logs, gINT Professional Plus, Visual MODFLOW, MIKE URBAN, CORMIX
Project Management Tools: Microsoft Project, Smartsheet, Trello, Asana, Slack
Certifications: Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH)
Publications: Co-authored 'Implementing Environmental Compliance Management Systems: A Case Study' published in Environmental Science & Technology journal
Volunteering: Environmental Conservation Volunteer at National Parks Foundation
Professional Membership: Active member of the American Society of Safety Engineers and the American Industrial Hygiene Association
Your Name
Health Safety Environment Coordinator
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
Coached.com June 2018 - Present
Health Safety Environment Coordinator
Spearheaded a comprehensive risk assessment program, resulting in a significant 30% reduction in safety incidents across the organization
Led the continuous improvement efforts in the implementation of ISO 14001 and ISO 9001 standards, enhancing overall efficiency by 35%.
Developed a robust Safety Management System, effectively raising the company's OHSAS 18001 compliance by 90%.
Transformed safety training procedures, elevating employee competence, reducing accident rates by 25%.
Conducted frequent and comprehensive EHS audits, ultimately leading to a cleaner, safer and more regulated work environment.
Resume Worded September 2015 - May 2018
Health Safety Environment Officer
Oversaw an effective approach to accident investigation, leading to a 20% decrease in workplace accidents.
Led the implementation of a contingency planning system, ensuring seamless operation during crisis periods.
Initiated a culture of occupational health regulation adherence, reducing health-related work absences by 15%.
Chevron August 2012 - August 2015
Safety and Health Associate
Involved in the successful execution of risk management projects, resulting in a safer workplace.
Implemented innovative safety training programs, lowering the on-site accidents by 10%.
Played a key role in an internal audit team, enhancing process adherence by 15%.
Resume Worded Institute April 2017
Certified Safety Professional (CSP)
Part-time certification while serving as Health Safety Environment Officer
Resume Worded University July 2012
Master of Industrial Hygiene and Safety
Specialization in Occupational Health and Safety
Recipient of Health & Safety Best Thesis Award
Safety Compliance: OSHA Regulations, Process Safety Management, Risk Assessment and Management, Hazardous Waste Management, Emergency Response Planning, Incident Investigation
Technical Skills: MS Office (Advanced), First Aid (Proficient), CPR (Proficient), Firefighting Training (Intermediate), HSE Management Systems (Advanced), PPE Training (Advanced)
Environmental Safety: Air Quality Control, Waste Control Management, Environmental Impact Assessment, Noise Level Measurements, Water Quality Management, Mitigation Planning
Industrial Safety: Machine Guarding, Log Out/Tag Out (LOTO), Fall Protection, Confined Space Entry, Ergonomic Evaluation, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Usage
Certifications: Associate Safety Professional (ASP), Certified Safety and Health Management (CSHM), Occupational Health and Safety Technologist (OHST)
Awards: Safety Leader of the Year (2019), Excellence in Safety Management (2016)
Volunteering: River Clean-Up Drive (Organizer), Health and Safety Campaigns in local schools (Volunteer)
Continuous Learning: Attended various conferences on Environmental Health and Safety, Regular participant in HSE Webinars and Workshop
Your Name
EHS Manager
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
Petrofac January 2017 - Present
EHS Manager
Developed an all-encompassing EHS system, resulting in a 40% drop in reportable incidents.
Streamlined ISO standards compliance, achieving a 90% rate in adherence to ISO 9001 and ISO 14001.
Established a risk analysis protocol, leading to a more proactive risk management strategy.
Reinvented safety training approaches, drastically reducing training non-compliance by 30%.
Conducted detailed security audits, improving asset safety by 25%.
Resume Worded May 2013 - December 2016
Senior EHS Specialist
Instrumental in leading safety management initiatives, reducing safety risks by 15%.
Efficiently used Microsoft Access to track reports, saving over 10 hours of administrative work per week.
Managed multiple EHS projects on a simultaneous basis, effectively driving project results.
Shell February 2010 - April 2013
EHS Consultant
Participated in the execution of environment, health and safety campaigns that raised awareness by 75%.
Assisted in the conducting of internal auditing processes.
Improved accident investigation procedures, effectively decreasing accident recurrence by 10%.
Resume Worded University June 2012
Master's in Environmental Health and Safety Management
Key Courses: Regulatory Compliance, Fire & Safety Management, Risk Analysis
Resume Worded Institute May 2010
Certified Safety Professional (CSP)
Received the certification after extensive safety process training
EHS Standards: OSHA, ISO 14001, ISO 45001, EPA regulations
Safety Analysis: HAZOP, Job Safety Analysis (JSA), Risk Assessment, Incident Investigation, Accident Analysis
Software: Microsoft Office, EHS Insight, Intelex, Enablon, Gensuite
Auditing: Compliance Auditing, Safety Auditing, Environmental Auditing
Certifications: NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety (2020), First Aid CPR Certified (2018)
Membership: Member of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), Member of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA)
Trainings: Advanced Fire Fighting Training (Shell, 2011), Handling Hazardous Material Training (Resume Worded, 2014)
Leadership & Volunteering: Safety Officer - School Kids Evacuation Drill Program (2019, Volunteer), Speaker - Annual Safety Conference (2016)
Your Name
Environmental Health and Safety Supervisor
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
Resume Worded March 2019 - Present
Environmental Health and Safety Supervisor
Managed a team of EHS professionals, enhancing on-site safety and compliance by 50%
Developed comprehensive risk assessment procedures in accordance with OHSAS 18001 guidelines, resulting in a 20% decrease in risk factors.
Ensured strict adherence to ISO standards including ISO 9001, 14001 and OHSAS 18001, bolstering compliance by 40%.
Revolutionized safety training curriculum, reducing accidents and violations by 30%.
Pioneered security measures, significantly reducing cases of vandalism and theft by 50%.
Chevron June 2014 - February 2019
Environmental Health and Safety Specialist
Developed a regulatory compliance program, reducing the risk of violation penalties by 80%.
Successfully executed multiple EHS auditing procedures, improving regulatory compliance by 25%
Implemented a project management system, increasing efficiency in EHS projects by 20%.
Coached.com September 2010 - May 2014
EHS Analyst
Helped in teaching new hires about safety procedures, decreasing introductory incidents by 15%.
Assisted in managing risk by conducting frequent risk assessments.
Supported the completion of comprehensive internal audits, improving process compliance by 15%.
Resume Worded Academic Center March 2010
Master's in Environmental Health and Industrial Hygiene
Cum Laude Graduate, Top 10% of the Class
Resume Worded University May 2008
Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science
Specialization in Waste and Pollution Management
President of Environmental Science Club, Academic Year 2006-2007
Environmental Health: Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER), Emissions Monitoring, Waste Disposal Planning, Air and Water Quality Monitoring, Contaminant Modeling, Community Health Impact Assessments
Safety Management: Incident Investigation, Compliance Auditing, Accident Prevention Techniques, Safety Training and Development, Safety Inspection, Risk Mitigation Strategies
Regulation: Federal Environmental Regulations (EPA, OSHA, RCRA), State Health and Safety Regulations, International Standards (ISO 14001, ISO 45001), Sustainability Reporting Guidelines (GRI)
Software: Microsoft Office (Advanced), Safety Management Software (SAP EHS, Gensuite), GIS Software (ArcGIS, QGIS), Statistical Analysis Software (SPSS, JMP)
Certifications: Certified Safety Professional (CSP) - Board of Certified Safety Professionals, Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) - American Board of Industrial Hygiene
Awards: Employee of the Year - Chevron, 2017, Outstanding Safety Leadership Award - Coached.com, 2013
Volunteering: Organizer, Annual Community Clean-up – 2016 to Present
Projects: Developed company-wide safety incident data management system, reducing analysis time by 50%

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Go through the Environmental Health Safety Specialist posting you're applying to, and identify hard skills the company is looking for. For example, skills like Industrial Safety, Safety Management Systems and Occupational Health are possible skills. These are skills you should try to include on your resume.

Add industry skills like Environment, Health, and Safety (EHS) and Risk Assessment.

Add other common skills from your industry - such as Accident Investigation, Construction Safety and Inspection - into your resume if they're relevant.

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Incorporate skills - like HSE Management Systems, Security and Petroleum - into your work experience too. This shows hiring managers that you have practical experience with these tools, techniques and skills.

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A good Environmental Health Safety Specialist has strong attention to detail, so try to include examples of where you handled complex projects or processes.

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