Jul 21, 2024  
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog

TECH 437 - Fundamentals of Industrial Hygiene


Application of principles of industrial (or occupational) hygiene (IH/OH) for the environmental health & safety (EHS) specialist, whose role has been greatly expanded by legislation and current industry practices. Emphasis on recognition and evaluation of stress-producing conditions in the workplace including chemical exposure to gases, vapors, aerosols, and dermal transport, noise, ventilation, temperature, ionizing and non-ionizing radiation, lighting, and their effect on human performance and productivity. This course will make use of numerous hands-on exercises related to IH and engineering technology to enhance student learning and knowledge retention. Grade of C or better in TECH 437 required for GSP designation.

Prerequisites & Notes
PRQ: CHEM 110, CHEM 111, TECH 231, TECH 415, TECH 175/175A, and either both PHYS 150 and PHYS 151, or PHYS 210, or consent of department.

Credits: 3