Industrial Hygiene is the science and art devoted to the anticipation, recognition, evaluation, prevention, and control of environmental factors or stresses arising in or from the workplace which may cause sickness, impaired health and well being, or significant discomfort among workers or in the community.

EHS’s role in Industrial Hygiene (IH) include:

  • Investigating and examining the workplace for hazards and potential dangers.
  • Making recommendations on improving the safety of workers and the surrounding community.
  • Conducting scientific research to provide data on possible harmful conditions in the workplace.
  • Developing techniques to anticipate and control potentially dangerous situations in the workplace and the community.
  • Training and educating the campus community about job-related risks.

Submit an IH Request for:

  • Asbestos Identification
  • Chemical Exposure Monitoring
  • Ergonomic Evaluation
  • Fume Hood Flow-Test
  • Indoor Air Quality Evaluation
  • Lead Based Paint Identification
  • Lighting Survey
  • Noise Survey
  • PCB Identification
  • Respirator Fit-Testing