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Institution Name: National University of Singapore
Course Name: SH5004 - Fundamentals in Industrial Hygiene
Year Offered: Graduate
Instructor: Foo Swee Cheng (chefoosc@nus.edu.sg)
Keywords: Air Quality and Pollution Control
Content: The course provides basic industrial hygiene knowledge for safety, health and environment protection practitioners. It will review the chemical, physical and biological and ergonomic hazards found in the workplace and their potential effect on human health, including an introduction to toxicology. The mechanism for exposure to the hazards and methods of estimation of employee exposures will be outlined. Employee exposure monitoring, sample analysis and data analysis will be discussed. The control of hazards and exposure in the workplace by inherently health analysis, engineering, personnel controls and personal protective clothing will be discussed.

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