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182.618.19 INDUSTRIAL HYGIENE LABORATORY I

Department:
Environmental Health Sciences
Term:
Summer Inst. term
Credits:
2 credits
Academic Year:
2012 - 2013
Location:
East Baltimore
Class Times:
June 4 - 15, 2012
  • M W F,  8:30 - 11:50am
Auditors Allowed:
Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Contact:
Ana Rule
Course Instructors:

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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 all students

Consent Note:

Restricted to students in the MSPH in OEH program

For consent, contact:

arule@jhsph.edu