I am forwarding this from Susan Valentine. Members of the Division participated in the survey the last time that it was conducted in (2011 or so). Susan is looking for folks that self-identify as Occupational Safety TECHNICIAN for participation. Her contact information is in the email if you want to participate.
Dear ACS Division of Health and Safety Members,
The O*NET Data Collection Program, which is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, is seeking the input of expert Occupational Health and Safety Technicians. As the nation’s most comprehensive source of occupational data, O*NET is a free resource for millions of job seekers, employers, veterans, educators, and students at www.onetonline.org.
Occupational Health and Safety Technician: Collect data on work environments for analysis by occupational health and safety specialists. Implement and conduct evaluation of programs designed to limit chemical, physical, biological, and ergonomic risks to worker.
You are considered an Occupation Technician Expert if you meet the following criteria:
* An ASC- DCH&S member;
* At least 5 years of experience with the occupation. Includes those who are now supervising, teaching, or training IF you have at least one year of practice during your career;
* Currently active in the occupation (practicing, supervising, teaching and/or training) and based in the U.S.
If you meet these criteria and are interested in participating as an occupation expert, please email Susan Valentine at RTI International (the O*NET data collection contractor) at svalentine**At_Symbol_Here**onet.rti.org. The following information is required:
* Name/ # years of experience
* Address with city and state
* Daytime phone number
* Email address
Process and Participation Incentive: A random sample of experts responding to this request will be invited to complete a set of questionnaires (paper or online versions available). $40.00 in cash and a certificate of appreciation from the U.S. Department of Labor will be included with the questionnaires.
I encourage you to consider helping to keep information about your profession accurate and current for the benefit of our colleagues and the nation.
Thank you very much for your support of ACS’s Division of Chemical Health and Safety and the DOL’s O*NET program.
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