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