CE 1102: Industrial Hygiene for Safety Professionals

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) defines Industrial Hygiene as the following:

“Industrial hygiene is the science of anticipating, recognizing, evaluating, and controlling workplace conditions that may cause workers' injury or illness. Industrial hygienists use environmental monitoring and analytical methods to detect the extent of worker exposure and employ engineering, work practice controls, and other methods to control potential health hazards.”

Course Description: This course was designed to enhance the skills of and provide the knowledge needed to successfully develop, administer, and evaluate occupational safety & health programs.
Course Textbook: Plog, B., & Quinlan, P. (2013). Fundamentals of Industrial Hygiene (6th ed.). Itasca, Illinois: National Safety Council.
Course Cost: $295
CEUs Earned Upon Course Completion: 5.5
Course Learning Objectives:

  • Recall the history and regulatory background of industrial hygiene including related standards published by agencies such as OSHA.
  • Summarize how the principles of physics, chemistry, and biological sciences apply to the practice of industrial hygiene.
  • Explain how the practice of industrial hygiene fits within an environmental health and safety (EH&S) program.
  • Explain the management of issues from the perspectives of anticipation, recognition, evaluation, and control.
  • Identify occupational health hazards that may exist in the workplace including ergonomic, chemical, biological, radiological and physical hazards.
  • Perform basic calculations related to industrial hygiene.
Upon successful completion of the course, student will receive an Industrial Hygiene Management Certificate indicating the number of CEUs awarded.

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For more information, please contact Laurie Coleman | laurie.coleman@columbiasouthern.edu | 800-977-8449 ext. 1840