INTRODUCTION TO INDUSTRIAL HYGIENE

FST4073 - INTRODUCTION TO INDUSTRIAL HYGIENE

3 credit hours

 

An understanding of the fundamentals of industrial hygiene is very important to anyone involved in environmental, community, or occupational health. Students will learn how to plan and carry out programs to minimize occupational health hazards by recognizing, evaluating, and controlling those hazards.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Describe industrial toxicology.
  2. Explain how exposure to occupational hazards affect the human body.
  3. Identify methods to collect and analyze hazards associated with gases, vapors, noise, radiation and biological agents.
  4. Describe personal protective equipment required in response to these hazards.
  5. Describe methods to control airborne hazards through the use of local, dilution, and general ventilation.


Mike Gabennesch