March 3, 2016
This essay will discuss the differences between substances that cause an acute health effects
and substances that cause chronic health effects along with a demonstration of substances under
There are several benefits an employee obtains from having a well-established and practiced
code of ethics which is the direct foundation for that companys conduct profile. Whenever there
is a documented standard of belief and behavior by which the instit
Unit I, Question 11
The following essay will address the question as to what are the three primary routes of
exposure to chemical compounds. The primary routs for harmful agents to enter the human body
are via inhalation, skin absorp
Professor Charles Brewton
PhD, Public Administration
Tennessee State University
The University of Memphis
BS, Behavioral Management
Georgia Institute of Technology
March 26, 2016
This essay will discuss the type of direct reading instrument that you would need to use as part of
an OSHA compliant confined space atmospheric testing program.
OSHAs confined space atmospheric testing program i
The OEL published by the American Conference of Governmental Hygienists is called a
permissible exposure limit
threshold limit value (TLV)
workplace exposure level
The definition of toxicity is:
the probability th
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During an IAQ assessment, the industrial hygienist will typically take readings for what?
Temperature, relative humidity, and CO
PPE should always be stored in a clean, dry environment.
Unit III Assignment
This assignment involves reading two scenarios and then answering each question that follows the
scenarios. Insert your responses just below each question, save all of your work, and then submit it in
Blackboard for grading.
Question 1 (p 124)
The definition of toxicity is:
the probability that a substance will reach a concentration that will cause harm.
the ability of a substance to produce an unwanted effect.
the safe level a person can be exposed to for 8
Question 1 (p 4)
Who must adhere to the ABIH Industrial Hygiene Code of Ethics?
Certified Industrial Hygienists
Certified Safety Professionals
Question 2 (p 4)
The first vital component of an effe
Question 1 (p ?)
A chemical cartridge can only be used to protect employees when the workplace
concentrations are known to be below_ and _.
Question 2 (p )
An employer may deduct the cost of standard
Question 1 (p 815)
When OSHA identifies a particular workplace hazard of concern it may begin targeted
inspections under what program?
Special emphasis program
Severe Violator enforcement program
Question 1 (p )
Convert 10 ppm of benzene to mg/m3 at NTP.
Question 2 (p )
A worker is exposed to 10 ppm of toluene for 1 hour and to 2 ppm for the remainder of the 8hour shift. What is the TWA exposure?
Question 1 (p 228)
What is the preferred unit for measuring sound?
Question 2 (p 255)
A Hearing Conservation Program must be implemented if employee exposures equal or
Question 3 (p 226)
A facility where terrorists might gain access to low-high-level radioactive materials is soil
testing companies. A nuclear densometer instrument is used to determine the density of a
compacted material. This device uses the interaction of gamma radiation
A derivative is a security that depends on the value of another asset. The asset in which
its value depends is called the underlying asset. Derivatives are used for both hedging risk and
as high risk investments.
Commonly, the term derivative is used to i
A single-site disaster occurs at one facility or location (Gustin, 2010). For example, in 1990,
Rhein-main Air base, a large maintenance facility caught fire from a faulty display clock that
destroyed ninety-eight percent of the facility, stored equipment
The following essay will describe how a facility will be determine if it must comply with
OSHAs formaldehyde standard.
To determine if a facility must comply with OSHA's formaldehyde standard (29CFR
Additional hazard notations are a common part of OELs. The principles for allocating
hazard notations are not identical amongst organizations. Nevertheless, in general, many
organizations have methods that address the following end points
There are common elements that are used for derivation occupational exposure
limits (OELS). The first step of the process is the vital assessment of outlining the
scenario and developing the problem formulation. In this step, the dose-resp
Occupational Exposure Limits
Occupational Exposure Limits (OELs) are important to the health of everyday workers
and medical surveillance needs. OELs provide the benchmark for exposures limits to protect all
workers from high levels of exposures that may
Unit II Assignment
This assignment involves reading two scenarios and then answering each question that follows
the scenarios. Insert your responses just below each question, save all of your work, and then
submit it in Blackboard for grading.
Unit IV Assignment
This assignment involves completing a series of four exercises, and the purpose is for you to practice
utilizing these processes toward evaluating common controls for mitigating ergonomic-related hazards.
Exercise 1: Task Analysis
Unit I Assignment
Instructions: Read both Scenario #1 and also Scenario #2, and then complete the ergonomics
observation reports by clearly answering the questions that have been listed within each report.
Scenario #1: Beths Office Setting
Unit I Presentation
Code of ethics
Types of hazards
Types of controls
Roles in prevention programs
Definition of Industrial Hygiene
Industrial hygiene is the science of protecting a
Heat exposure is a very serious issue that can cause many different health issues.
Designing and implementing a program to prevent heat stress is important to ensure employee
health and safety in the workplace. In order to properly design a program to pre
Unit I: Overview of
Columbia Southern University
February 29, 2016
Definition and overview
History of IH
Code of ethics
Impact on federal regulations