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industrial hygiene

[in′dəs·trē·əl ′hī‚jēn]
(medicine)
The science that deals with the anticipation and control of unhealthy conditions in workplaces in order to prevent illness among employees.
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It strengthens our industrial hygiene testing network in the US by adding a strong presence on the West Coast and it facilitates entry into the North American asbestos testing market, said Frankie Ng, CEO of SGS.
Since 1988, Apex has been a leader in full-service water resources, environmental services, and industrial hygiene solutions.
Those data were then used to help create an opinion survey of experienced practitioners that are currently active in the environmental health and safety field and listed in the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA).
In a text that reflects increasing workplace hazards, costs, public pressures, and regulations, Spellman (environmental health, Old Dominion U., Norfolk, Virginia) provides an up-to-date, practical resource for meeting the needs of modern industrial hygiene practice in field and corporate settings.
* The reasons for teen work-related accidents include lack of experience, gaps in current laws and enforcement, inexperienced supervisors, working in industries that generally do not hire professionals trained in industrial hygiene or safety, physical limitations due to lack of size and strength, and simple lack of maturity ("goofing off" on the job).
The submarine's industrial hygiene survey report provides documentation.
* May 13-18 * American Industrial Hygiene Conference & Expo; Chicago, IL; American Industrial Hygiene Association; 703-849-8888; aiha.org.
The American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) exposure assessment guide (Mulhausen and Damiano 1998) cautions against ignoring air sample results that comprise the upper tail of an individual's exposure distribution, especially when comparing it to PELs and OELs.
Aries roaming air monitoring systems and Titan-EM fixed, multi-point analyzers are used in industrial hygiene applications at semiconductor manufacturing facilities.
The contractor will provide occupational health risk consultations and perform industrial hygiene surveys of AF Team Aerospace operational and maintenance activities and provide technical reports for those surveys.
The primary objective of this service learning project was to provide an opportunity for high school students to learn and apply principles of industrial hygiene and public health to assess a community exposure concern and meet pertinent goals of the classroom.
From chemical engineering to industrial hygiene to urban planning, this guide to environmental careers makes it clear that there are many jobs needed linked to sustaining our world.

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