Industrial Hygiene I provides an introduction to industrial hygiene and occupational/environmental health concepts. This course introduces students to environmental risk, epidemiology, toxicology, policy, and regulation. Industrial hygiene concepts and calculations related to corrosives, flammables, toxic materials (particulates, liquids, gases and vapors), and related chemical reactions are covered. Biological and chemical hazards are the primary occupational health topics covered in this course. Application of the industrial hygiene principles of anticipation, recognition, evaluation and control to the unique exposure scenarios in construction are highlighted. Prerequisite: MA-114, MA-128, and PH-201. (3-0-3) *Course offered in 8-week asynchronous online format.
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