What is Occupational Hygiene?


What is Occupational Hygiene?



so what exactly is Occupational hygiene occupational hygiene is a scientific discipline that is all about people it is about protecting them and keeping them healthy and safe at work no matter what they do there are a wide range of health hazards that can arise from exposures at work for example the hazard could be toxic substances fumes and mists vapors or dust it could be a physical hazard such as noise vibration radiation or it could be human factors and ergonomics such as manual handling stress repetitive movement or other hazards such as thermal comfort confined spaces biological hazards occupational hygienists health employers and employees to understand risks and to minimize them occupational hygiene involves the recognition of hazards and most importantly how to control the risk to health it is where science and engineering meets the human element of the workplace occupational hygiene matters to employers to employees to the public and to you in your workplace you

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Excellent video on what we do as occupational hygienists.

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Great! Thanks for making such an excellent video!

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