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Statistical analysis for industrial hygiend sampling and decision making (553).
Cincinnati, OH: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 1988 Jul; :1-309
The agenda for this course cover the following topics: 1. Frequency distributions, measures of central tendency and dispersion; 2. Normal and lognormal distributions; 3 Distribution of means and errors in exposure measurements; 4. Confidence Limits (1 & 2 sided); 5. Tolerance limits for exposure measurements; 6. Selection of workers and times to be sampled; 7. Control Charts; 8. Statistical approach to determination; 9. Application to full-period, consecutive full-period, partial period, and grab sampling; 10. Interpreting non-detectable values; 11. Sample size considerations; 12. The quality of fiber count data; 12. Quality control considerations.
Statistical-analysis; Industrial-hygiene; Inhalants; Inhalation-studies; Toxic-vapors; Toxic-gases; Toxic-materials; Exposure-levels; Exposure-limits; Worker-health; Work-environment; Workers; Humans; Men; Women; Sampling; Sampling-equipment
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