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“I think that this is a very good time to be graduating with a major in occupational safety.” That's according to Alvaro Taveira, professor and chairman of the Department of Occupational and Environmental Safety and Health at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. He was only one source interviewed for Safety+Health magazine's 2015 Job Outlook survey report – but his optimistic view is supported by data from the council magazine's annual survey of safety professionals.
Read the whole article, but be sure to dig deep enough to scan the survey respondent comments on skills needed by aspiring safety pros. See how your skills stack up to expectations.
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