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Applied industrial hygiene (549).
Cincinnati, OH: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 1992 Nov; :1-514
The training manual for a course in industrial hygiene sponsored by NIOSH is presented. The course is designed to familiarize an individual with the fundamental principles of industrial hygiene, with the major emphasis being on hazard recognition, evaluation, and control. The course consists of an introduction and nine units. The introduction deals with topics such as legal aspects of the Occupational Safety and Health Act, threshold limits, basis concepts of industrial toxicology, and toxic substances in industry. The units cover air flow measurements, gas and vapor sampling, particulate sampling, noise, radiation, heat stress, industrial ventilation, special topics and a course problem.
Airborne-particles; Airborne-dusts; Industrial-safety; Industrial-emissions; Industrial-chemicals; Industrial-gases; Air-sampling-techniques; Industrial-equipment; Air-sampling; Industrial-hygiene; Industrial-hygienists
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