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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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This collaboration successfully provided an opportunity for high school students to learn and apply principles of industrial hygiene and public health to assess a community exposure concern and meet pertinent goals of the classroom.
As new chemicals and other potential industrial bands proliferated, the detached, objective image of industrial hygiene served to reassure the public that these hazards were understood, and could be controlled.
Describing industrial hygiene as a "science and an art," Mr.
focuses on the last part of the typical industrial hygiene triumvirate of anticipation and recognition, evaluation, and control and is largely concerned with airborne chemical hazards, although a significant amount of the material is applicable to airborne chemical hazards.
Over the past nine months, a few submarines did not have a copy of their baseline industrial hygiene survey on board.
Faculty members from the schools' industrial hygiene programs estimated that there were about two job openings for each new graduate.
Tenders are invited for Provide industrial hygiene services.
Industry issues discussed will include emissions, industrial hygiene, waste management, flammability, environmental, e-commerce and legislations/regulations.
2] in the process is well documented in several tooling manuals and in an industrial hygiene appraisal presented in AFS Transactions.

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