182.625.01 PRINCIPLES OF OCCUPATIONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL HYGIENE
Introduces concepts, terminology, and methodology in the practice of industrial hygiene, and identifies resource materials. Includes lectures, typical problems, demonstrations, and a walk-through survey.
Upon completion of this course, you should be able to: - Describe the legal, professional, and ethical framework for the practice of industrial hygiene. - Define basic terms and technical concepts integral to the practice of industrial hygiene. - Explain the differences between chemical (gases/vapors, dusts/mists/fumes), physical, and biological agents in the workplace. - Calculate time-weighted averages. - Convert between various units of exposure (for example, mg/m3 to ppm). - Calculate and interpret noise exposures and doses. - Identify the basic concepts of workplace exposure assessment. - Describe the hierarchy of controls and how it applies to hazard Control. - Integrate various concepts into a broader occupational/environmental health practice. - Provide a basis for advanced course work in occupational safety and health.
- Tuesday 1:30 - 3:20
- Thursday 1:30 - 3:20