2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
    
    Sep 24, 2022  
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OSH 220 Industrial Hygiene (5 credits)



Course Description
Apply the basic concepts of industrial hygiene at the technician level. Understand toxicology in an occupational setting. Recognize and evaluate health hazards and develop controls to protect worker health in workplace scenarios. Evaluate health hazards in the workplace with OSHA exposure limits. Complete a case study report where industrial hygiene practices are applied to a real-world situation.

Student Outcomes
1. Apply the basic concepts of industrial hygiene at the technician level to workplace scenarios.
2. Understand the toxicology of substances in an occupational setting and the occurrence of
occupational diseases.
3. Learn methods to identify and evaluate exposure to health hazards, and then determine the
appropriate sampling and monitoring techniques.
4. Develop work practices and controls to protect worker’s health.
5. Apply OSHA exposure limits and workplace standards to health hazards.
6. Apply industrial hygiene practices to a specific workplace setting and complete a case study report.



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