New study finds environmental health and safety a top employment area in Canada


IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 2014

Canada’s Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) sector is a top employment area according to the latest study by ECO (Environmental Careers Organization) Canada. The Careers in Environmental Health and Safety study found EHS careers are in strong demand, involve a variety of occupations and skills, and result in higher wages for practitioners who have at least a year of experience.

Key findings of the research include:

“There’s a bright future ahead for EHS professionals, with research indicating strong demand for EHS jobs and skills,” said Michael Kerford, President, ECO Canada. “As many industries adopt increasingly stringent regulations for Occupational Health and Safety, environmental protection, and public health, the need for EHS workers will only continue to grow.”

See the full results of the Careers in Environmental Health and Safety including career pathways, training requirements and salary earnings.

About ECO Canada

ECO Canada trains and certifies environmental professionals. We maintain Canada’s premier online job board and training academy for environmental careers and set the standards for environmental professionals (EPs). All ECO Canada services are responsive to industry demand with insight from ongoing labour market research. Find out more at www.eco.ca.

For more information and interview requests, please contact:

Jennifer Schultz
Marketing Coordinator
Ph: 403-233-0748
Fax: 403-269-9544
Email: media@eco.ca

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