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Greg Tate, Occupational Health & Safety Specialist, Division of Occupational Health and Safety, National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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Greg Tate

"While in college, I came upon the safety science field. I was curious about the laws that protect workers, since one of my friends had lost a foot during a work-related accident. I began taking classes and enjoyed the coursework."

Activities

Review, evaluate, and analyze work environments and design programs and procedures to control, eliminate, and prevent disease or injury caused by chemical, physical, and biological agents or ergonomic factors. May conduct inspections and enforce adherence to laws and regulations governing the health and safety of individuals. May be employed in the public or private sector.

Minimum Education Required

Bachelor's Degree

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