How will EHS pros deal with skills shortage?
...and other insights from ISHN’s 28th annual White Paper Reader Survey
State of the EHS Nation-
Exclusive results from ISHN’s 28th annual White Paper Reader Survey.
Almost one-half of EHS pros (49%) say their company encounters a shortage of qualified candidates when hiring. 51% say they don’t.
33% say this shortage is a significant problem.
More concerned: 60% of industrial hygienists say the skills shortage is a significant problem.
Not a problem: Most pros (58%) say NIOSH’s prediction of an EHS skills shortage in the next 5 years will have zero personal impact.
One solution: 38% will identify/develop non-EHS pros to handle more EHS work in 2013.
Overall: 35% of companies are experiencing a shortage of skilled labor; 19% say they are not.