The course introduces industrial hygiene principles of recognition, evaluation and control of hazards in the work environment. Topics covered include exposure guidelines for chemical, biological, and physical hazards. Emphasis is placed on planning strategies to identify hazards, environmental monitoring techniques, employee exposure evaluation, and application of control measures.
Upon completion of the course, students are expected to be able to:
- Discuss the industrial hygiene concepts of recognition, evaluation and control of workplace hazards
- Discuss the application and limitations of workplace exposure limits
- Discuss types of airborne and physical hazards