Industrial Hygiene Results

    • Abilene Emerson

      Helping Keep Michigan Workers Safe

      Abilene Emerson

      Abilene Emerson (MPH Candidate, Environmental Health Sciences) completed an industrial hygiene internship last summer at Bell’s Brewery in Kalamazoo, as the safety intern. In this short video, Abilene describes one of the many health and safety projects she worked on, a noise exposure assessment of all the lines in the massive complex. Read more

    • Stephanie Sayler

      Clearing the Air: Risk Assessment of Asbestos Exposures in Detroit

      Stephanie Sayler

      After the Navy, I went on to earn a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Armstrong State University in Savannah, Georgia. Then I came to the University of Michigan to work as a research staff member for Rick Nietzel, associate professor of environmental health sciences. After a year and a half, I began the master’s program in industrial hygiene and earned my Master of Science degree in 2016. Read more

    • Rick Neitzel

      The best of both worlds: Using applied research to keep workers healthy and safe

      Rick Neitzel

      Rick Neitzel didn't always want to be an industrial hygienist or a professor. In college he explored programs in aerospace engineering and aviation safety before finally settling on a safety program. But it wasn't until he took a class on industrial hygiene that he knew he'd found his calling. Read more