May 29, 2023
SHM 471 - Fundamentals of Industrial Hygiene
An introduction to the basics of industrial hygiene that includes: the anticipation, evaluation, and control of workplace environmental stressors (chemical, physical, and biological) that can impact the health, comfort, or productivity of the worker.
Prerequisite: SHM 351 and BIOL 201.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Demonstrate their ability to anticipate, recognize, and effectively evaluate chemical, biological, and physical workplace stressors that pose adverse health effects
- Demonstrate their ability to select appropriate type of personal protective equipment required to control exposures to chemical, biological, and physical stressors in the workplace
- Demonstrate their ability to identify and apply appropriate engineering and administrative controls to reduce employee exposures to chemical, biological, and physical stressors in the workplace
- Demonstrate their ability to evaluate a material safety data sheet (MSDS)
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