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in·dus·tri·al hy·giene

practices adopted by an industrial concern to minimize occupation-related disease or injury.

in·dus·tri·al hy·giene

(in-dŭs'trē-ăl hī'jēn)
Practices adopted by a manufacturing business to minimize occupation-related disease and injury.

industrial hygiene

That branch of hygiene that deals primarily with health of industrial workers, esp. study, treatment, and prevention of occupational diseases.
See also: hygiene
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