Experienced Industrial Hygienist
Industrial Hygiene and Safety Technology, Inc.
Hygiene and Safety Technology, Inc. (IHST) is a full-service industrial hygiene
and environmental consulting firm located in Carrollton, Texas, a suburb of
Dallas. We provide a diverse range of services including industrial hygiene,
asbestos management, indoor air quality assessments, mold consulting and worker
health and safety training. The company was incorporated in Texas and has been
in business since 1987.
Requirements: Bachelor’s degree or
higher in industrial hygiene, safety, chemistry, biology or other health
science discipline. Strong knowledge of OSHA health and safety regulations, indoor
environmental quality standards and occupational exposure standards. 3 –
8 years’ experience in the comprehensive practice of industrial hygiene or safety.
The Inside Track: Conducting onsite
sampling and exposure assessment activities for chemical contaminants and noise
in a variety of industries, including manufacturing, transportation and
pharmaceutical industries. Conducting indoor environmental quality and mold
assessments of commercial, governmental and residential buildings and HVAC
Typical Job Requirements: Performing
safety and health audits. Maintaining detailed field notes and records of
all sampling and assessment activities. Entering field data into spreadsheets,
tables and computer databases. Calibrating and using a variety of
sampling and direct-reading instrumentation. Strong written and oral
communication skills and overnight travel required, 25%-45% typical.
Industrial Hygienist (NIOSH)
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) is the
U.S. federal agency that conducts research and makes recommendations to
prevent worker injury and illness.
Requirements: PhD or highly skilled Master's
level candidates should apply. Work is done in a research setting so
research training is a plus. Focus of work is on linking exposure assessment to
health outcomes so epidemiology training a plus but not required.
The Inside Track: Opportunity to apply
to a 2/3 year (extendable to 10 year) term position for an industrial
hygienist/environmental scientist to lead and collaborate on NIOSH health
hazard evaluations related to occupational respiratory disease.
Typical Job Requirements: Work focuses on exposure
assessment for epidemiologic investigations and involves
the strategic planning of sampling at worksites, field data collection,
data reduction, and collaboration in epidemiologic analyses of exposures in
relation to health outcomes in worker populations. The candidate will develop
study protocols, sampling plans, implement proposals, oversee data collection,
conduct analyses, and disseminate research and public health investigation
results via peer-reviewed journals, presentations, and health hazard evaluation