It’s probably rare that pros stick with the same employer forever but upward mobility is highly limited now. This leaves no other option other than to jump ship or be frozen at your current level and salary,” a senior health and safety manager for a large corporation tells ISHN.
“When I started in the profession in 1975, there were substantial health and safety, industrial hygiene and occupational medical staffs in the major corporations,” Dr. Frank Mirer tells ISHN. “The drive to outsource industrial hygiene to consultants has been relentless. One medical director said with some pride that he had gotten rid of all the directly employed plant physicians, substituting short-term contract docs.