An industrial hygiene review manual developed by the Uniformed Services University of the Health Services and NIOSH is presented. The purpose of the manual is to provide a review compendium for practicing industrial hygienists. The manual details those aspects of each subject with which industrial hygienists should be familiar. Outlines are supplemented by questions and answers that are representative of the knowledge used in the field. Questions and answers were collected from a wide variety of sources to provide a broad view of industrial hygiene. Topic outlines include chemistry, biochemistry, physics, toxicology, respiratory diseases, occupational dermatoses, exposure criteria, medical monitoring, heat stress, effects of and protection from noise exposure, noise measurement evaluation and control, respiratory and eye protection, air sampling and analysis, air pollution, environments with limited oxygen, industrial ventilation, ergonomics, health physics, nonionizing radiation, illumination, statistics in industrial hygiene, and occupational safety. The manual is suggested for persons preparing for industrial hygiene certification examinations.
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