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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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In the collaborative effort between a graduate Industrial Hygiene student and high school science students, school bus DPM emission data were collected and analyzed.
A big part of the work done by Travelers Property Casualty's Loss Prevention and Engineering Laboratory is in industrial hygiene, which deals with potentially dangerous substances inside a factory or other workplace.
Through her work, and that of her colleagues, by 1930 industrial hygiene had become a subject of critical importance to both health professionals and employers.
Industrial hygiene should play a key role in every company's loss control program, said John N.
SafeBridge"), headquartered in Mountain View, California announced today that its industrial hygiene ("IH") analytical laboratory has recently validated an air sampling and analytical method for measurement of lactose and mannitol on filters.
Tenders are invited for industrial hygiene and environmental engineering professional services to include, but not limited to, asbestos, lead, environmental permitting, indoor air quality, etc.
Industrial hygiene control of airborne chemical hazards.
Previous work experience included conducting high profile mold investigations and OSHA worker exposure assessments for a leading industrial hygiene and health and safety consulting firm in Seattle, WA.
An outstanding tool in this effect is the industrial hygiene survey.
Industrial hygiene is an important function that requires effective vacuum cleaning systems.
The fastest growth rate occurred in the Department of Veterans Affairs, which reported a tremendous 765 percent increase in industrial hygiene employment from 1985 to 1991.
The department's analytical services perform tests for industrial hygiene, stack emissions, sand leachates, wastewater analysis, product quality and casting defects analysis.

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