Syllabus

Principles of Industrial Hygiene 11:375:434

Course Description

Principles of Industrial Hygiene provide an introduction to the field of industrial hygiene and to occupational health in general. It also will offer concepts and hands-on methods to safely manage and respond to emergency chemical spill incidents. The instructor focuses on introducing concepts, terminology, and methodology in the practice of industrial hygiene and introduces resource materials to evaluate and control hazardous conditions. This course will offer students a necessary educational tool and valuable Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 40-hour certificate for those who choose any multitude of Environmental, Safety or Industrial Hygiene professional careers in the consulting, public or private work sectors.

Course Objectives/General Topic Agenda

Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:

 

Textbook Resources

Fundamentals of Industrial Hygiene (5th edition), National Safety Council Chicago, IL,5th edition or most current available and the 2009 edition of TLVs and BEIs, American Conference of Industrial Hygienists, Signature Publications.