182.625.81 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.
1. Describe the legal, professional, and ethical framework for the practice of industrial hygiene 2. Define basic terms and technical concepts integral to the practice of industrial hygiene 3. Explain the differences between chemical (gases/vapors, dusts/mists/fumes), physical, and biological agents in the workplace 4. Calculate time-weighted averages 5. Convert between various units of exposure (for example, mg/m3 to ppm) 6. Calculate and interpret noise exposures and doses 7. Identify the basic concepts of workplace exposure assessment 8. Describe the hierarchy of controls and how it applies to hazard control 9. Integrate various concepts into a broader occupational/environmental health practice 10. Provide a basis for advanced course work in occupational safety and health
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