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Industrial Hygiene
Explores the field of industrial hygiene.
# 122465 | 1,500 words | 11 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Engineering (Industrial) , Medical and Health (First Aid and Safety)

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This paper looks at the field of industrial hygiene by describing the position of an industrial hygienist, the history of industrial hygiene what the job entails. Additionally, the paper discusses methods used for sampling and analysis of various types of contaminants, and describes some of the methods.

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"Industrial hygiene is defined as the science and art devoted to the anticipation, recognition, evaluation and control of those environmental factors or stresses arising in or from the workplace which may cause sickness, impaired health and well-being or significant discomfort among workers or among the citizen of the community. (U S Department of Labor) The job of the industrial hygienist is to use environmental monitoring and analytical methods to determine the extent of exposure of workers to these factors and to employ..."

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