The Occupational Health Branch at the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) will be recruiting in early 2018 for a Public Health Medical Officer III civil service position located in Richmond, California (San Francisco Bay Area). The duties of the non-supervisory PHMO III position are shared between two major areas: 1) initiating occupational health surveillance, investigation, and intervention activities and providing medical expertise to existing programs including occupational lead poisoning and pesticide illness; and 2) serving as lead for a division-wide Emergency Preparedness Team that focuses on readiness for and response to hazardous material releases and natural disasters that may affect workers and community members.

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Two year postdoctoral fellow in Aquaculture Occupational Health and Safety with the Ocean Frontier Institute at Memorial University, St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada.  Interested applicants should submit a cover letter explaining how they are qualified for this position, a current CV and a 2-page statement of relevant research interests and activities, as well as contact information for three referees.  The start date for this position will ideally be no later than June 2018. Deadline for applications is February 28th, 2018.

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Agilyx Corporation is a Petrochemical Manufacturing facility in Tigard, Oregon that collects waste Polystyrene (Styrofoam) which would normally be disposed of in the landfill, and through thermal means convert it back into a styrene monomer which can be used to produce more Polystyrene.  The EHS intern position would be more safety oriented, but environmental regulatory issues are also a constant concern.  Continue reading

I am the EHS Manager for Tosoh Quartz, Inc. in Portland, Oregon. We have an open position for a health & safety engineer. Although we are looking for an experienced Health and Safety engineer, we would consider people who could work themselves into the position.

If anyone has any questions, they can email me at or they can call me at 503-605-5777.

– Cameron Helikson, CSP