Industrial hygiene is the science of anticipating, recognizing, evaluating, and controlling workplace conditions that may cause illness in the workplace. This training introduces how industrial hygienists use environmental monitoring and analytical methods to detect the extent of worker exposure. How to employ engineering controls, work practice controls, and other methods to control potential workplace health hazards is also discussed.

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Modules: 6
Hours: 5
Sectors: General Industry


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  • Key Topics

    • Definition of Industrial Hygiene
    • Role of the Industrial Hygienist
    • Worksite Analysis
    • Recognizing and Controlling Industrial Health Hazards
    • Indoor and Outdoor Air Quality
    • Overview of Chemical Hazards
    • Toxicity of Chemicals
    • Forms of Toxic Materials
    • Exposure Limits
    • Measurement and Monitoring Methods
    • Reducing Exposure
    • Biological Agents and Exposure Risks
    • Physical Hazards
    • Noise and Hearing Protection
    • Vibration Hazards
    • Illumination Hazards
    • Temperature-Humidity Extremes
    • Ergonomic Hazards
  • Target Audience

    • Employee
    • Supervisor
    • Manager