industrial hygienist


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industrial hygienist

A scientist or engineer engaged in the study, control, and prevention of health risks in the workplace.
See also: hygienist
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Zakrewski has assembled an experienced 21-employee team of engineers, geoscientists, hydrologists, industrial hygienists and health and safety experts to handle any kind of industrial and commercial site assessments and remediation work.
* The industrial hygienist interviewed every employee one on one.
Having a strong relationship with veteran water remediation contractors and experienced Certified Industrial Hygienists is an advantage.
"The replacement directive due this fall emphasizes sharps," says Craig Moulton, industrial hygienist with OSHA's Office of Health Compliance Assistance.
"Certainly there's more injuries in the packaging and distribution departments of newspapers than there are with computer workstations," says Don Hensel, a certified industrial hygienist who heads the Newspaper Association of America's environmental health and safety department.
As an industrial hygienist, can anyone tell me about the hazards of heated rubber and plastics - usually generated on mold presses.
To safeguard against potential hazards, it is important that your internal or external certified industrial hygienist test for any health, safety, and environmental concerns that may exist.
"The safety of the vehicle is more important than what the insurance companies would charge," says William Lykes, an industrial hygienist who says hi auto insurer, Auto Owners, is not yet charging higher liability rates.
This evaluation should be performed by a qualified safety professional, such as a Certified Industrial Hygienist, Certified Safety Professional, or Professional Engineer with specific safety and health education and experience.
For Marcia Sawnor, an industrial hygienist with the Rochester, New York-based engineering firm Erdman Anthony and a veteran indoor air quality investigation manager, the biggest factor in ensuring good air is the proper operation of a building's ventilation system.
You can have an industrial hygienist write the specifications for a contractor to bid on, or assist in evaluating the removal process suggested by the contractor.
Exposure to PAHs was assigned by industrial hygienist consensus, based on self-reported maternal occupational histories from 1 month before conception through the third month of pregnancy.

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