Métiers et professions en santé et services sociaux

Occupational Hygiene Technician

Occupational Hygiene Technician


salaire Min. 24,78 $ / h
Max. 35,67 $ / h

Description and Responsibilities

Occupational hygiene technicians study workstations and working environment. They prepare reports of their findings and perform maintenance and calibration of the measuring instruments needed to do their job.

Source: Comité patronal de négociation du secteur de la santé et des services sociaux  (in French only)

Education and Training Requirements

Occupational hygiene technicians must have a college diploma with a specialization in health, safety and environment Ce lien ouvre une nouvelle fenêtre. The training is offered at the following institutions:

Required Interests, Skills and Personality Type

  • Must be able to solve problems and make decisions
  • Must enjoy working in a team with colleagues and other professionals
  • Must have ability to synthesize information
  • Must know how to observe and analyze situations

Personality Type (RIASEC)

  • I - Prefers studying, understanding and solving problems
  • R - Prefers practical work and handling tools
  • E - Prefers supervising, making decisions and managing, influencing and persuading others

Work Environment

Occupational hygiene technicians work in healthcare facilities, university hospital centres and academic institutions (in French only).

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