A Hazardous Materials Information Systems Technology/Technician major/degree program prepares individuals to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills to assist engineers and other professionals in implementing and enforcing industrial safety standards.
Includes instruction in industrial processes, industrial hygiene, toxicology, ergonomics, system and process safety, safety performance measurement, human factors, human behavior, and applicable law and regulations.
Search for colleges that offer a degree in Hazardous Materials Information Systems Technology/Technician (use the College Search feature and enter "hazardous" in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.
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What can you do with a major/degree in Hazardous Materials Information Systems Technology/Technician?
A bachelor’s degree in environmental health science, physical science, chemistry, or a related field should get your foot in the door as a hazardous materials specialist relative to a career in this field. Other opportunities may include work as an emergency responder or hazardous materials handler.
Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Hazardous Materials Information Systems Technology/Technician
Professional associations are groups of specialists dedicated to topics in particular fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.
Publications/Magazines in Hazardous Materials Information Systems Technology/Technician