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in·dus·tri·al hy·giene

practices adopted by an industrial concern to minimize occupation-related disease or injury.
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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.
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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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EHS practitioners were selected on the basis of being actively engaged in industrial hygiene, occupational environmental health and safety, holding the certified industrial hygienist (CIH) or certified safety professional (CSP) credential(s), and being responsible for hiring entry-level employees for EHS positions in a private-sector organization.
Fairfax, VA:American Industrial Hygiene Association.
Prior to field sampling, 10 high school students were given instruction through several lectures by a University of Utah Industrial Hygiene graduate student.
In addition to assessment of the industrial hygiene aspects, which included evaluating the ventilation modifications needed for effective infection control, temperature and humidity were significant factors affecting the use of protective gear in a tropical country like Singapore.
John Amtmann is a professor for the Safety, Health and Industrial Hygiene Program as well as the instructor for the Judo/Jiu-jitsu Club at Montana Tech, Butte, MT.
Quest Technologies Inc., a safety and industrial hygiene instrumentation and software company based in Oconomowoc, Wis., has made several appointments: Michael D.
The American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA), in cooperation with the Department of Energy (DOE), will offer a proficiency testing program for beryllium.
The two-day course includes material from the Environmental Protection Agency, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, the American Industrial Hygiene Association, the American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists, and the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers.
The work of the analytical and engineering lab supports loss prevention, industrial hygiene, underwriting and claims activities for the carrier's property and workers' compensation lines.
in industrial hygiene, University of Rochester; M.B.A., University of Rochester, Simon School of Executive Development
In addition, five graduate students pursuing degrees in industrial hygiene or safety and ergonomics at the University of Utah received 'Safe Workplace" awards worth $2,000 each.
In support of the proposal are several professional organizations (Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, American Association of Occupational Health Nurses, American Occupational Therapy Association, American Nurses Association, American Public Health Association, American Industrial Hygiene Association and many others) and several labor organizations (SEIU, AFL-CIO and others).

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