This education course covers the fundamental topics of the role an Industrial Hygienist would have in the field of safety.
Students will recall the history and regulatory background of industrial hygiene; summarize how principles of physics, chemistry, and biological sciences apply to IH, and perform basic calculations related to IH. Students will also identify occupational health hazards that may exist in the workplace including ergonomic, chemical, biological, radiological and physical hazards.
Plog, B., & Quinlan, P. (2013). Fundamentals of Industrial Hygiene (6th ed.). Itasca, Illinois: National Safety Council.