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19-4091.00    Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health   Green Occupation Green

    O*NET-SOC Title yes    1 match
    Alternate Occupation Titles yes    3 matches
    O*NET-SOC Description yes    1 match
    Tasks yes    3 matches
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  • Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health

Alternate Occupation Titles

  • Environmental Health Specialist
  • Public Health Sanitarian
  • Public Health Sanitarian Technician

O*NET-SOC Description

  • Perform laboratory and field tests to monitor the environment and investigate sources of pollution, including those that affect health, under the direction of an environmental scientist, engineer, or other specialist. May collect samples of gases, soil, water, and other materials for testing.


  • Initiate procedures to close down or fine establishments violating environmental or health regulations.
  • Inspect workplaces to ensure the absence of health and safety hazards, such as high noise levels, radiation, or potential lighting hazards.
  • Provide information or technical or program assistance to government representatives, employers, or the general public on the issues of public health, environmental protection, or workplace safety.