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.”
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 Length: This course is a 10 week, self-paced, open enrollment course
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