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182.618.01 INDUSTRIAL HYGIENE LABORATORY I

Department:
Environmental Health and Engineering
Term:
Summer term
Credits:
2 credits
Academic Year:
2013 - 2014
Location:
East Baltimore
Dates:
Mon 06/03/2013 - Fri 06/14/2013
Class Times:
  • M Tu W Th F,  1:30 - 4:50pm

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Auditors Allowed:
Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Contact:
Ana Rule
Course Instructors:
Description:

Uses laboratory and field methods and equipment to appraise occupational and environmental atmospheric conditions. Topics include grab and dynamic sampling; measurement of respirable and non-respirable particulates; particulates size analysis; and fiber sampling and analysis.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Calibrate air sampling pumps using primary and secondary standards
  2. Conduct air sampling for airborne particulate matter
  3. Define criteria and equipment used for size-selective particulate matter sampling
  4. Conduct air sampling using direct-reading instruments
  5. Perform a survey for airborne contaminants
  6. Write a professional report for air sample survey results
Methods of Assessment:

Student evaluation based on written lab reports and a field project.

Instructor Consent:

Consent required for some students

Consent Note:

Consent not required for students in the MSPH in OEH program

For consent, contact:

arule@jhsph.edu