Prerequisites: Previous or concurrent enrollment in biostatistics course
Description: Concepts and techniques related to the evaluation of occupational exposures to gases, vapors, and aerosols. Emphasis on operating mechanisms and practical aspects of industrial hygiene air-monitoring equipment, characterizing exposure distributions, and developing sampling strategies. Lectures, laboratory exercises, demonstrations, problems, technical reports, and reading. Primarily for students in occupational health and safety.
EHS653 Environmental Sampling and Analysis Laboratory
Prerequisites: EHS 652 or permission of instructor
Description: Laboratory and lecture course on equipment, instrumentation, methodologies, and strategies for measuring
environmental chemical and microbiological contaminants. A primary emphasis is placed on air monitoring for human
exposure assessment in the workplace and general environment. Dermal, surface, soil, and water contamination
measurements are also covered. Lectures, laboratories, and demonstrations. Primarily for students in environmental
health sciences with interests in occupational and ambient-environmental exposure assessments for regulatory
compliance and epidemiologic risk estimation.