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Course Description

Principles of Industrial Hygiene provides an introduction to the field of industrial hygiene and to occupational health in general. The instructor focuses on introducing concepts, terminology, and methodology in the practice of industrial hygiene and identifies resource materials. The class would benefit those wishing to pursue a Master's degree in industrial hygiene, those wishing to complete a certificate in occupational health, or for students in allied health fields needing a basic understanding of industrial hygiene.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:


You can buy the textbook, Fundamentals of Industrial Hygiene (5th edition), National Safety Council Chicago, IL, from any online reseller or through the Matthews Johns Hopkins Medical Book Center.

Matthews Johns Hopkins Medical Book Center
1830 East Monument Street
Baltimore, MD 21205 U.S.
410-955-0576 Fax